1) Yearly many universities in the Netherlands establish own university grants. You can find if any scholarships available for a study programme of choice at our "Progammes" section on the page of that programme. See example of scholarships.
In our "News" section you can find detailed information about grants per University.
2) European and Dutch organisations offer several bursaries for foreign students who would like to come for study in Holland.
For instance, in order to help foreign students in funding for their studies in the Netherlands, the Dutch governmental organisation (Nuffic) offers and manages several scholarship programmes for eligible and worthy candidates from all over the world. The following section lists the scholarships administered by Nuffic.
- China programme
The China Programme caters to meritorious Chinese candidates for carrying out studies or research in the Netherlands. Upto 25 scholarships are awarded per year. This programme helps in student exchange schemes between China and the Netherlands.
- Erasmus programme
Designed to facilitate interaction and collaboration between academic institutes in the EU, the Erasmus Programme is a part of the European Commission's Life Long Learning Programme. An Erasmus scholarship can be used to sponsor part of education in another EU country as well.
- Erasmus Mundus programme
Also a part of the European Commission, this program is designed to enhance the quality of higher education in the European states and encourage participation from non-EU countries through joint master’s degree programmes that are available at the partner institutions in the European states.
- MENA Scholarship Programme
The MENA Scholarship Programme provides scholarships to one hundred and twenty working professionals in a year. These scholarships are well distributed amongst the partner countries. Female students are eligible for nearly half the scholarships.
- Netherlands Fellowship Programmes
These are meant to build up the capacity within organizations in 61 countries by offering scholarship for training of working professionals at a mid-career level. The funding for NFP is provided by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme
Initially launched in China in 2008, this programme is now functional in Indonesia, Korea, Mexico and Taiwan as well. It helps bright students to pursue their Master’s level programmes.
- Science without Borders Holland Programme
The Science without Borders Holland Programme provides two hundred scholarships annually to Brazilian students for studying one semester or one academic session at the undergraduate level in the Netherlands in a science subject.
- IB-Groep Loans from Dutch government
Students from EU/EEA or Switzerland countries are eligible for a tuition fee loan ( 266 EURO a month) from the Dutch government, which covers part of the tuition fee. EU/EEA or Switzerland citizens can apply for a study grant, which it is not necessary to pay back to Dutch government in case if an applicant works 32 hours a month. See the Duo.nl website for more information.
3) The Grants for US citizens to Study in the Netherlands for those who want to study in Holland.
- Fulbright U.S. Student Programme