The University of Groningen is a public research university of more than 30,000 students in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Founded in 1614, the university is one of the most traditional and prestigious in the Netherlands.
This university is a highly competitive place where only 5% of the applicants are selected throughout the year.
- Student must be in their Master program only to apply for this scholarship.
- Only students who have received provisional or unconditional admission for a master program before February 2022. Only then will applicants be considered for a grant from the Eric Bleumink Fund.
- Only students who have an excellent academic record and their letters of recommendations show this as well.
- Have a 3.2 GPA or above their entire Undergraduate/Bachelor school years.
- Students that have passed their English language proficiency test.
- Be in good health, so that health insurance in the Hold the nationality of a country appearing in Appendix 1 of the Netherlands.
- Students that have no other means of financing the study in question.
Only international students from these selected countries can apply:
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Congo (Dem Rep.)
- South Sudan
- Central African Republic
- Cape Verde
- Congo (Rep.)
- El Salvador
- And many more
Since 2000, the year the fund was started, the EBF handed out more than seventy scholarships. The students applying can only be international students, they cannot hold a Netherlands visa of any kind except when that student is chosen to attend university in the country. Otherwise the students application will be ignored.
This scholarship can be applied to any of the Master’s programs provided via the university. But this means that this scholarship can only be applied to a student’s Master program and not any other program that is Bachelors, Undergraduates, or Doctorate.
How to Apply
It is not possible to actively apply for an Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship. Suitable candidates will be informed about a nomination.
This means students have to be nominated by a representative of the faculty of the university mentioned.
This scholarship is awarded to either 1 or 2-year Master’s programs. Either or will be fine to be submitted.
This scholarship/grant covers all tuition fees and living wage fees for the student who is chosen. A typical 2-year coverage fora university in the Netherlands is 20,000 euros for that a single students tuition.
The deadline is December 1, 2021. This means this scholarships is for the year 2022 and if it’s a Master’s program that is a 2-year stint, then the following years of 2022 – 2023 will be awarded.
This is an annual scholarship/grant that happens at the same time each year.