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Scholarships for international master's students

Wageningen University aims to attract talented international students to its international classroom by offering several scholarship opportunities. Below you will find an overview of the scholarships available for prospective international MSc students.

All scholarships for students starting their studies in September 2021 or February 2022 have been awarded.

    Scholarships for selected students

    For the academic year of 2022-2023 (September and February start)

    Excellence Programme

    With the Excellence Programme, Wageningen University aims to attract excellent students that have a prospect of studying a PhD after their MSc graduation.

    For who International MSc students from outside the European Economic Area (including Switzerland) starting an MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount Tuition fee waiver for 24 months.
    MSc application deadline 1 February 2022 All MSc applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.
    Can I apply for this scholarship? This scholarship is based on invitation. It’s not possible to apply directly.

    More information about the Excellence Programme

    Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP)

    The Africa Scholarship Programme offers talented and motivated students from Africa the unique opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree at Wageningen University.

    For who International MSc students from Africa starting an MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount Full scholarship for a Wageningen University MSc Programme.
    MSc application deadline 3 January 2022 All MSc applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.
    Can I apply for this scholarship? This scholarship is based on invitation. It’s not possible to apply directly.

    More information about the Africa Scholarship Programme

    The Anne van den Ban Fund (ABF)

    The Anne van den Ban Fund allows talented students from developing countries to study at Wageningen University. The scholarships are assigned to students in close cooperation with the university and can be combined with the WU Fellowship Programme.

    For who International students from developing countries starting an MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount Full and partial scholarships.
    MSc application deadline 1 February 2022 All MSc applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.
    Can I apply for this scholarship? This scholarship is based on invitation. It’s not possible to apply directly.
    Selection results will be communicated to selected candidates only 16 May 2022.

    More information about the Anne van den Ban Fund

    Wageningen University Fellowship Programme (WUFP)

    With the WU Fellowship Programme, Wageningen University & Research aims to attract talented students with a non-EEA nationality by offering them financial support by means of waiving some or all of the tuition fees.

    If possible, the tuition fee waiver is combined with co-financing from other funds, like the Anne van den Ban Fund, so that a (nearly) complete scholarship can be offered.

    For who International MSc students from outside the European Economic Area (including Switzerland) starting an MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount Full or partial tuition fee support.
    MSc application deadline 1 February 2022 All MSc applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.
    Can I apply for this scholarship? This scholarship is based on co-financing with funds and organisations. It’s not possible to apply directly.

    Scholarships you can apply for

    Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS)

    The Orange Tulip Scholarship is organised by Nuffic Neso and gives talented BSc- and MSc students, the opportunity to study at Wageningen University & Research.

    For who Talented BSc and MSc students from Brazil, Russia, Korea, Vietnam and South-Africa starting a BSc- or MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount Reduction of 25% on the regular tuition fee for non-EU/EFTA students.
    OTS application deadline 1 May 2022.
    Can I apply for this scholarship? The application procedure for this scholarship is coordinated by Nuffic Neso.

    More information about the Orange Tulip Scholarship

    Holland Scholarship (HSP)

    The Holland Scholarship Programme is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Dutch research universities, and universities of applied sciences. Students eligible for this scholarship are students from selected countries who are applying for the first year of a Master’s programme at Wageningen University.

    For who Excellent applicants from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Peru, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States or Vietnam starting an MSc programme in September 2022 or February 2023.
    Scholarship amount One-time payment of €5000, €10.000 or €15.000.
    Applications accepted from 1 February 2022.
    Application deadline 1 May 2022 All applications that have been submitted before this deadline will be assessed by the selection committee.

    More information about the Holland Scholarship

    DUO - Study Grant (only for EU-students)

    Are you enrolled in a higher education course in the Netherlands? Then you might be eligible for support by a performance grant, a loan and a public transport student card.

    For who Students under 30 who have the Dutch nationality or a residence permit type II, III, IV of V.
    Scholarship amount Partial scholarship or loan.
    Application deadline 3 months before the MSc application deadline.

    More information about DUO

    Scholarship/loan opportunities in your home country

    Find other scholarships

    The Nuffic NESO and the Scholarship Portal offer an online search engine for those who want to study in the Netherlands and are looking for financial aid. The websites contain information on a range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students.

    Many international organisations, such as various United Nations agencies, the European Union, the World Bank, regional development banks and private foundations provide scholarships or fellowships for studying abroad. Please inquire at the offices of these organisations in your country/region or consult their website.