The Master’s Scholarship Program at Radboud University is currently accepting applications from eligible and outstanding international students from non-EU/non-EEA countries who wish to enroll in a master’s degree program at the University beginning with the 2023/2024 academic session. These students must be citizens of a country that is not a member of the European Union or the European Economic Area.
The Radboud Scholarship Program is one of the most competitive scholarship programs available. Students from outside the EEA who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement have the chance to be considered for a full scholarship to participate in a Master’s degree program at Radboud University that is taught entirely in English.
About the Scholarship Provider:
The city of Nijmegen is home to Radboud Institution, which was recently recognized as the country’s top general and conventional university. The university places a strong emphasis on its student body and academic research. Radboud University is home to seven different faculties, all of which may be found in close proximity to one another on one of the most environmentally friendly campuses in the Netherlands. The environmentally conscious campus is home to a variety of university buildings as well as cutting-edge facilities.
The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is one of Radboud University’s seven faculties, and it can be found at the very center of the university’s picturesque green campus. At the New School for Management, we like to push the boundaries of conventional thinking. We have also established ourselves as a distinctive management school by effectively mobilizing the benefits of multidisciplinary research and education that infuse individual disciplines to deliver societal relevance and responsible practice. Academic research and classroom instruction are combined at the National School of Management to produce a rigorous curriculum in the subject areas of public administration, business administration, business economics, geography, the environment, spatial planning, and political science. The fact that many of NSM’s programs are considered to be the best in their respective fields in the Netherlands is reflected in the graduates’ subsequent professional endeavors. Students at Radboud are afforded the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with researchers of world-class caliber because to the personalized approach that is taken by professors at the university. Students are guaranteed to get the most out of their time spent in seminars because of their intimate size, which encourages interaction, and the accessibility of the instructors.
Around fifty different master’s and bachelor’s degree programs that are taught in English are available to students from other countries, and each of these programs offers a number of different concentrations. In many instances, students have the option to design their own curriculum, allowing them to learn about and conduct research on subjects that particularly interest them. This gives students the confidence that they are pursuing an education that is aligned with their interests. A degree from Radboud University is respected beyond the borders of the Netherlands. After completing the program, students will have the opportunity to receive a diploma from a prestigious university that is part of a prestigious university system. They will be provided with the necessary abilities as well as the insights that are practical for attaining successful job in their sector.
Radboud makes investments in specialized research centers that are significant on a global scale. Examples of this include the combination of magnets and lasers for materials research at HFML FELIX and brain scan facilities for research at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour. Additionally, the Documentation Centre and the university library’s special collections offer a wealth of research opportunities. At Radboud University, all research is conducted within the university’s several research institutions.
It is possible to ask the Admissions Office for assistance in finding housing for the first year of study for any international student who comes to Nijmegen from outside of the Netherlands and lives elsewhere (with the exception of degree-seeking students who already live in this region of Germany). Because finding a place to live in Nijmegen might be difficult, the university offers financial assistance to students who submit their applications before May 1st. However, there is no way to provide any guarantees.
The vast majority of students in Nijmegen either reside in student complexes and student homes, share apartments, or rent rooms in houses owned by landladies and landlords. Every room is a private room (so there won’t be any roommates), however the kitchen and bathroom are frequently shared with other guests. The rent for these rooms can go as high as 500 Euros (or more) per month or even more. The majority of rooms, however, have monthly rents that fall somewhere between €370 and €470.
It is difficult to accurately estimate how much money you will require due to the fact that everyone’s spending patterns and ways of living are unique. On the other hand, the following table ought to provide you some insight. In Nijmegen, a person living alone can expect to spend approximately 1,801 euros per month on their living expenses. You can also look here for additional information on the precise prices that are currently being charged in Nijmegen.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Radboud University
Scholarship Country: Netherlands
Scholarship Worth: €14,000
Study Level: Undergraduate
Nationality: International Students
- With the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master’s programs and joint-degree Master’s programs, the Radboud Scholarship Program gives out a certain number of partial scholarships on an annual basis. These scholarships can be used toward the cost of attending any of the Master’s degree programs that are taught in English.
- Your tuition will be reduced to € 2.314,- if you are awarded a Radboud Scholarship. For instance, a grant recipient in the academic year 2022/2023 will pay a tuition cost of only €2.314,- rather than €16,000. Additionally, the scholarship will cover the expenses associated with obtaining a visa, residence permit, health insurance, and liability insurance while you are in the Netherlands (Aon Student Insurance).
Eligibility for Scholarship.
- In order to be considered for the Master’s Scholarship Program at Radboud University, applicants are expected to fulfill the following requirements:
- Applicants are required to be students from other countries.
- Possess a passport from a country that is neither the EU nor the EEA
- Applicants who do not qualify for the reduced tuition rate for members of the EU or EEA due to other factors.
- Applicants who have (or will gain) a Bachelor’s degree that was earned in a country other than the Netherlands, who have not earned any degrees in the Netherlands, and who have not received any previous education in the Netherlands are eligible (exchange programmes excluded, provided that they are part of the bachelor degree achieved outside the Netherlands)
- Applicants are required to demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in the English language in order to be considered for the Master’s program of your choice.
- Applicants who have been officially accepted into the Master’s degree program that will be taught in English and will begin classes on September 1, 2023, as mentioned in the formal letter of admission
- Applicants who are in a position to meet the requirements for getting a visa to enter the Netherlands and who have done so
- Applicants who are currently enrolled at Radboud University in the Master’s degree program for which the scholarship will be awarded and are attending the university on a full-time basis during the academic year in question.
- The following criteria will be utilized in making the decision of who will receive the scholarships:
- Excellence in academics means achieving outstanding results in your current field of study, as evidenced by grades, test scores, and publications, for example.
- How applicable the degree you earned before is to the curriculum of the master’s program.
- The reputation of the college or university from which you earned your most recent degree (s).
- Your motivation letter for the Master’s program should demonstrate a high level of quality and relevance. This is what we mean by “ambition.”
- Demonstrate potential by highlighting prior successes, performances, and work in the applicable area of study, among other things.
- Real-world experience as well as, optionally, extracurricular activities like as internships or volunteer work.
- References: The quality of the recommendations provided in the two letters of reference, preferably two academic references; for reference guidelines, please see this document.
- The selection committee of the faculty to which each applicant has applied will give careful consideration, on an individual basis, to each student who has applied for a Radboud Scholarship. The parameters that were discussed earlier played a role in making this selection. Other criteria, such as interviews, may also be used in the admissions decision-making process at some schools; for instance, some academic programs.
- The scholarship does not cover any of the expenses associated with living and attending school in the Netherlands. You can get an idea of the cost of these outgoings by looking here:
The Radboud University 2023 Radboud Scholarship Programme is open to all International Students
If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.
- You can submit an application for a Radboud Scholarship by stating in the OSIRIS Application system that you want to apply for a Radboud Scholarship while you are applying for admission to a Master’s program at Radboud University. After that, you will be given the opportunity to upload three more documents, including a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation. If you have already uploaded these documents for the application to the Master’s program, you can upload the same documents again for your application to the scholarship.
- Please contact Student Life and International Mobility at [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the scholarship program or would like additional information.
- Do not send your scholarship application to this e-mail address; it will not be read.
The application deadline for the Radboud University 2023 Radboud Scholarship Programme is February 28, 2023.