Holland Scholarship international master students

Holland Scholarship for international master students

Are you applying for a master's programme at Wageningen University & Research? Then you might be eligible for the Holland Scholarship.

What is the Holland Scholarship?

This scholarship supports talented students from a number of non-Eu countries. If you are selected you will receive a one-time payment of the awarded scholarship amount. A candidate can be awarded multiple Holland Scholarships, up to a maximum of three (€ 15.000). The amount will be transferred to your Dutch bank account during the first year of your study.

Selection Procedure

Step 1: Check your eligibility


1. You are an excellent applicant from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand,  Peru, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States or Vietnam.

2. You have unconditional admission to one of our on campus MSc programmes.

3. You did not participate in a degree programme in the Netherlands before.

* Students with a double nationality (EU and Non-EEA nationality) must contact the Student Service Centre to check whether they are eligible for a scholarship.

Step 2: Apply before May 1st, 2022

1. Required document 1: Download and fill out the financial plan.

2. Required document 2: Proof your excellence with a reference letter from a previous educational institution or a transcript of records.

3. Complete the online application form in Step 3 and upload the required documents.

4. Submit before May 1st, 2022. As of this date the online application form will not be available anymore.

Step 3: Application Form

Application closed.

Step 4: Selection Procedure

All complete applications will be evaluated by a representation of Wageningen University. They will focus on excellence, the quality and feasibility of your financial plan and diversity of the awardees. All applicants will be informed about the outcome as before June 11th, 2022.


The Holland Scholarships is financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and is administrated by Nuffic. As part of the scholarship programme the university is obliged to share the following details with both parties:

Awardees: Complete name, gender, date of birth, nationality, country of prior education, email address of awardee, name of university and programme for which the scholarship has been awarded.

Rejected candidates: Nationality, name of university and programme for which the applicant applied.

The Holland Scholarship is made available by: Wageningen University & Research | VSNU | Nuffic | Vereniging Hogescholen | Ministry of Education, Culture and Science