Radboud University has always been a public research university located in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The university takes it’ name from Saint Radboud. Who was a 9th century Dutch bishop known for his brilliant intellect and his support for those who where considered the underprivileged.
This scholarship will help students to reduce their €16,000 tuition to only paying out of pocket €2,300.
- This scholarship is based on academic excellence that each student exemplifies
- Any field study is considered applicable, as long as the test scores and grades some academic excellence
- The quality and relevance of a student’s motivation letter for their Master’s program will be looked at thoroughly
- The student must show promise, based on previous achievements, performances and work in the relevant field of study
- The ranking of the university where the students previous degree was granted will be part of the judging criteria
- Students life experience and extracurricular activities such as internships or volunteering will be looked at as well
- Student must send in and show quality of the recommendations in at least two reference letters, preferably these two references must be academic based
- All applicants must hold a non-EU/EEA passport
- All applicants must not be eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
- All applicants have to or (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 (exchange programmes excluded, provided that they are part of the bachelor degree achieved outside the Netherlands)
The student applying must have all of the necessary paperwork, transcripts from their previous university, and show that they have indeed earned a Bachelor’s degree from that previous university.
That is, since this is a scholarship to cover the cost of earning a Master’s degree, the university has to be sure that the student has earned that previous degree before consideration.
How to Apply
The first thing a student must know is that before applying they have to meet the Netherlands English language proficiency requirement for the Master’s program of that student’s choice. This must be done first before applying.
All applicants must have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master’s degree program on September 1, 2022 (considered the Fall Starting Semester) as stated in the formal letter of admission.
Must be a student that is a full-time student of the university, part-time students can not apply for this scholarship.
All students applying for the Radboud Scholarship will be individually considered by the selection committee of the faculty they applied to.
This scholarship is considered an 80% coverage of tuition since the university will waive at least €14,000 to not be paid and will only require around €2,300 from the student.
The scholarship deadline date is February 28, 2022.
As of right now, for the 2022/2023, a maximum of 37 Radboud Scholarships are available:
- 2 – Faculty of Arts
- 14 – Faculty of Law
- 7 – Faculty of Medical Sciences
- 3 – Nijmegen School of Management
- 1 – Faculty of Philosophy
- 1 – Theology and Religious Studies
- 8 – Faculty of Science
- 2 – Faculty of Social Sciences
This is an annual scholarship only available to those who are applying for a Master’s program.