Master Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Master's programmes at the University of Groningen
Three of the university’s Master’s programmes have been awarded Erasmus Mundus status by the European Commission;
- Humanitarian Assistance (NOHA)
- Clinical Linguistics
This qualification underlines the high quality and special character of these three Master’s programmes. As well, it gives students from outside the EU the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to € 21.000 a year to follow one of these programmes. For further information, see the Erasmus Mundus website.
Scholarships Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
For the four 2-year Top Master's programmes:
- Evolutionary Biology
- Biomolecular Sciences
- Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation
For more information, see http://www.rugtopmasters.nl/
Reimbursement of tuition fee for EU-students!
Students from EU countries are also entitled to get a (partly) reimbursement of their tuition fees. Besides, they are entitled to get other study grants subsidized by the EU. For more information, check this website.
Huygens Scholarship Programme
In the 2006-2007 academic year, a new Huygens Scholarship Programme (HSP) will start. The current Huygens programme and the Talent Programme will be absorbed into this new programme. HSP is targeted at international students and researchers who want to study or undertake research in the Netherlands (Huygens International Programme) and at Dutch students and researchers who want to gain some international study or research experience (Huygens Talent Programme). HSP is a global programme: students and researchers from any country in the world can apply for a scholarship. As soon as the details of the application procedure and requirements for HSP 2006-2007 are known, they will be posted on the NUFFIC website.
* Area-specific scholarships:
Asia , Africa , Latin America and Russia
DELTA (Dutch Education: Learning at Top Level Abroad)
This is a scheme that enables Dutch higher education institutions to award scholarships to students from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, Russia, Vietnam and South Africa. DELTA scholarships cover the costs of studying in the Netherlands . Academic year 2006-2007 is the last year that DELTA will continue in its current form. For further information on the procedure, check this website.
Netherlands Fellowship Programme
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are demand-driven fellowship programmes designed to foster capacity building within organizations in 57 development countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members. For further information, see the NUFFIC website.
Eric Bleumink Fund
The Eric Bleumink Fund (EBF) of the University of Groningen provides financial support to Master’s degree students and PhD researchers for a maximum of 2 years. A list of countries which are considered developing countries can be found on the internet. More information, see the website.
The Scholarship Program and the Fellowships Program are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for graduate studies leading to master's degree in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from the World Bank member countries, eligible to borrow.
Available for Indonesian professionals and students with working experience of at least two years in a development related organization. StuNed offers scholarships to follow master courses, short courses or tailor made programmes. For further information, see the website of the Netherlands Education Centre in Jakarta (NEC), or send an email.
The Alban Programme
This programme covers studies for postgraduate (Master and PhD) as well as higher training for Latin American professionals, in institutions or centres in the European Union. Students should be supported by their home university or other organisations. For further information, see the website of Alban.
This programme provides grants to Turkish young professionals in the public and private sector and to university students to study for up to one year at postgraduate level in one of the member states of the European Union. For further information, see the website.
Is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. For more information please visit the Fulbright website.
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP)
The FFELP is a federal education loan program designed to help students pay their educational expenses by supplementing the amount the student or student's family is able to contribute to education costs. The loans within FFELP include Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized). The University of Groningen is certified by the US Department of Education and is therefore eligible to participate in the United States Federal Family Eductation Loan Program. School code: 021896. More information can be found at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/