Amsterdam Merit Scholarships for International Students

Amsterdam Merit Scholarships, Netherlands aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Number of Scholarships: Not specified.

The scholarship is targeted at International students from outside the EU/European Economic Area.

READ ALSO: One-World Scholarship Programme at Afro Asiatisches Institute Salzburg

Scholarship value/inclusions

Depending on the faculty, the scholarship can vary between €2,000 – €25,000.  The Amsterdam Merit Scholarship can sometimes be supplemented with the Holland Scholarship, of which the University of Amsterdam is a participating member.

Eligibility for Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

Students who hold a non-EU/EEA passport and have applied for a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam may submit an application for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Please read the specific eligibility criteria of each faculty (links to faculty pages found above).

Field(s) of study

Eligible Masters Degree programme offered by the following Faculties:

  • Child Development and Education
  • Communication
  • Economics and Business
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

READ ALSO: Chevening Scholarships in UK for International Students | How to Apply

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Faculty or Graduate School websites.

Deadline for scholarship applications differ per Faculty. Most faculties have a deadline of 15th April, 2022 except for some which is on 1 May, 2022.


It is important to visit the Amsterdam Merit Scholarships official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Back to top button