University of Twente Scholarship for International Students – Netherlands

The University of Twente was founded in 1961, it is a public research university located in Enschede, the Netherlands.

The University provides excellent, highly personalized education and offers a wide variety of programs from pre-university programs to in-company training sessions. A full-time, part-time, and one-time education programs to both students and professionals are available in many fields such as: technical medicine, robotics, IT, business & public policy, chemistry and engineering science, earth observation, natural or social sciences.

The University of Twente has five faculties:

  • Engineering Technology (ET)
  • Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EWI)
  • Science and Technology (TNW)
  • Behavioural, Management & Social Sciences (BMS)
  • Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)

The university of Twente is an excellent choice for students who seek to grow professionally and personally.

The University of Twente Scholarship (UTS) is a scholarship offered by the same university to outstanding students from countries in and outside the EU/ applying for a master’s program at the University of Twente.

Scholarship Information:

  • Host university: The University of Twente.
  • Host country: The Netherlands.
  • Study Level: Masters.
  • Eligible Countries: International.

Scholarship value:

The recipient will be granted from € 3,000 up to € 22,000 for one year, but if the program duration is two years, he/she can receive an additional UTS of an amount equal to that in the first year. The scholarship is renewable only if the students obtained:

  • An average grade of 7 (out of 10) at the end of the third quartile of the first year.
  • At least 50% of European Credits at the end of the third quartile of the first year The recipients are free to spend the money the way they like; no costs will be paid on their behalf (e.g. tuition fees).

Eligibility requirements:

  • Before applying for the scholarship, applicants must first gain an admission letter to the University of Twente;
  • Have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying Master programs at the University of Twente that will start in the academic year 2021/2022 (September);
  • Applicant must have a student number;
  • Have not graduated from a UT undergraduate program;
  • Meet the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable);
  • Fulfil the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL;
  • iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills;
  • Students must not be eligible for a Dutch study loan;
  • Applicant must belong to the best 5 to 10 percent of his/her class.

Application deadline:

Application deadline – round 1:

  • Application form opens per 15 October 2020, 09.00 CET and closes per 1 February 2021, 16.00 CET (for programs starting September 2021).

Application deadline – round 2:

  • Application form opens per 1 February 2021, 16.00 CET and closes per 1 May 2021, 16.00 CET (for programs starting September 2021).

Students who have applied in round two and whose application got rejected, their application for round 2 will not be considered. Applicants can only be awarded one UT scholarship.

How to apply:

Students must first apply for a Master’s program. Once they receive an admission letter they can apply for the scholarship using their student number through the online application portal.

Visit the official website for more details.

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