The Radboud Scholarships Program offers a select number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree program at Radboud University. The Radboud Scholarships Program is very selective and is only intended for talented students who have obtained outstanding study results and are highly motivated to pursue a Master’s degree program at Radboud University.
Each year about 30 Radboud Scholarships are awarded to selected talented non-EEA students for the duration of one of the Master’s degree program mentioned below:
- Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies
- Linguistics and Communication Sciences
- International and European Law
- Biomedical Sciences
- Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
- Computing Science
- Medical Biology
- Molecular Life Sciences
- Physics & Astronomy
- Artificial Intelligence
- Behavioural Science
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Social and Cultural Science
In the case of a two-year program: to qualify for the grant during the second year, you need to have passed all courses in the first year.
Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:
- The scholarship will be used to reduce your tuition fee to € 2,143 and pays for costs for visa and insurance. For example: a grant holder in 2020/2021 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,143, instead of €11,471 or €12,645
- Covers costs such as those for visa, residence permit, health insurance and liability insurance for your stay in the Netherlands (Aon Student Insurance)
- The Radboud Scholarship is not a full scholarship and does not include living costs
To be eligible for Masters Scholarships, an applicant must:
- Hold a non-EU/EEA passport
- Are not eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
- Have (will obtain) a Bachelor’s degree achieved outside the Netherlands, have no degrees achieved in the Netherlands and did not receive any previous education in the Netherlands
- Meet the English language proficiency requirement for the Master’s program of your choice
- Have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master’s degree program starting September 1, 2020 as stated in the formal letter of admission
- Are able to comply with the conditions for obtaining a visa for the Netherlands
- Are enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master’s degree program for which the scholarship will be awarded
The application for admission and the application for the scholarship is fully integrated, there is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. However, the selection for RSP and the admission to the Master’s degree programme are two separate processes. Admission to the program does not imply selection for RSP.
You apply for a Radboud Scholarship by indicating during your application for admission in the OSIRIS Application system that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be requested to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae.