Scholarships

Personal scholarships can be obtained from various organisations. Below you find a list of specific scholarships of Avans University of Applied Sciences:

Holland Scholarship

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Avans University of Applied Sciences. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to pursue their Bachelor’s or Master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The scholarship amounts to a one-time award of €5,000 which you will receive this in the first year of your studies. You can apply for the Holland Scholarship at Avans between 1 February and 30 April.

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Avans Scholarship Programme for Best Performing Non-EEA Students

Avans University of Applied Sciences is committed to recruiting talented and excellent students from all over the world. For this reason, we offer a scholarship programme for the best performing students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

For the 2016-2017 academic year a total of 28 Avans scholarships are available, with a maximum of €3,000 per student on all Avans study programmes. Please note that this scholarship is only open to current students of Avans and not to students who will start their studies with us in the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Other scholarships

Information on how and where to apply for other scholarships, e.g. within the framework of cultural agreements between the Netherlands and your home country, is available at your nearest Royal Netherlands Embassy, or from NUFFIC. The Dutch Student Grantfinder is an online search engine for those who want to study in the Netherlands and are looking for financial support. The Grantfinder provides information on a range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students.

Most countries provide scholarships for their own students who follow an academic study programme abroad. Please check your local institutional or governmental websites or ask your present study counsellor for available local scholarships and how to apply for them.