Radboud Scholarship Programme
Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Radboud University
Country to Study in: Netherlands
Radboud University is happy to offer the Radboud Scholarship Programme for highly talented prospective students from countris outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a selected number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree programme at Radboud University Nijmegen (of one or two whole years).
The Radboud Scholarship Programme is very selective and is only intended for talented students who have obtained outstanding study results and are highly motivated to pursue a Master’s degree programme at Radboud University.
Candidates who want to become eligible for a Radboud Scholarship must meet the requirements for eligibility. This means that applicants should:
hold a non-EU/EEA passport
are not eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
you have (will obtain) a Bachelor's degree achieved outside the Netherlands and have no degrees achieved in the Netherlands
have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master's degree programme starting September as stated in the formal letter of admission
are able to comply with the conditions for obtaining a visa for the Netherlands
are enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master's degree programme for which the scholarship will be awarded
From the eligible candidates the Radboud Scholarship holders will be selected based on the following criteria:
talent: this means that you must have outstanding study results in your present field of study;
expected to be a promising students in your desired field of study at Radboud University;
proven academic quality and good results of your prior education for example through grades, test scores, publications.
quality of the recommendations in the two letters of recommendation;
motivation: based on your motivation letter.
Citizens of ALL non-EEA countries (i.e. ALL except European students from EEA countries)
Radboud University Nijmejen, Netherlands
Fields of study
Any one of the Masters Degree Programme offered at the university, including:
Language and Communication; Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies; Philosophy; Behavioural Science; Artificial Intelligence; Social and Cultural Science: Comparative Research on Societies; Cognitive Neuroscience; Biomedical Sciences; Molecular Mechanisms of Disease; Chemistry; Physics & Astronomy; Biology; Medical Biology; Molecular Life Sciences; European Law.
Number of awards
About thirty (30) Radboud Scholarships are awarded each year
This is a partial tuition waiver applied towards your school tuition fees for the whole duration of your Master's degree programme -- one or two whole years depending on your programme.
In case of a two-year programme: to qualify for the grant during the second year, you need to have passed all courses in the first year.
The scholarship is not an amount of money that you will receive on your bank account but consists of a partial tuition waiver. The tuition fee will be waived to the level of an EEA student.
In addition the Radboud Scholarship also covers costs such as for visa, residence permit, health insurance and liability insurance.
Method of Application
You need to be fully admitted to a Master’s degree program in order to be considered for the scholarship. The application for admission and the application for the scholarship is fully integrated, there is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. However, the selection for RSP and the admission to the Master's degree programme are two separate processes. Admission to the programme does not imply selection for RSP.
You apply for a Radboud Scholarship by indicating during your application for admission that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be requested to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae.
Please visit the official website via the link below for access to online application portal and for complete information on how to apply.
You must have finalized your request for admission via the school's online application system OSIRIS Incoming Students before 1 March 2018. This is also the same and one deadline for submitting your scholarship application, including all the required documents.
The faculty selects the grant recipients. You will be informed about the final decision by the International Office with respect to your application for a Radboud Scholarship before the end of May 2017 (date subject to change).
Application Deadline: 1 March 2018
Open for International Students: Yes