Holland Scholarship (for outgoing students)

The Holland Scholarship is a scholarship made available by the Dutch Ministry of Education Culture and Science together with Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. It is meant for students who want to study, do research or an internship outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Are you already studying at Wageningen University? Are you thinking of studying, or doing research or an internship outside of Europe? Then expand your horizon and make yourself stand out with more international experience.

Apply for the Holland Scholarship!

For whom?

The Holland Scholarship is available for students of Wageningen University who want to study, do research or an internship outside of the EEA.

Scholarship amount

The scholarship amounts to a one-off payment of € 1,250 and is meant as a contribution towards your study expenses.

Application criteria

  • You are following a full-time programme at Wageningen University for the academic year of 2021-2022.

  • You will use the scholarship for studying, doing research or an internship with a minimum duration of three months and a minimum of 15 ECTS.
  • Your study, research or internship will take place in a country outside the EEA.
  • Your study, research or internship is scheduled for the academic year of 2021-2022.
  • Students with a GPA above 80% are encouraged to apply.
  • In case of research or internship, please provide proof of acceptance. This needs to be submitted in case a scholarship is granted, awardees will receive more information on where and how to submit this proof.

How to apply

You need to apply for the Holland Scholarship at Wageningen University. The application deadline is January 1st, 2022.

Students will be evaluated based upon their academic records. In addition, diversity of the awardees, receiving companies and countries is taken into account. The GPA will be calculated based upon all curricular pass marks (BSc and MSc) using a weighting factor. Within 6 weeks after the application deadline applicants will be informed about the outcome of the selection.

Application form


Only countries outside the EEA

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Digital flyer Holland Scholarship


You can find information about the Holland Scholarship on www.wilweg.nl/hollandscholarship (in Dutch). The WilWeg website contains a range of information about studying, doing research or internships abroad in general. So if you want to read testimonials of Dutch students who have gone abroad, then check www.wilweg.nl (in Dutch).

The Holland Scholarship is made available by:

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