Holland: Delta Master Scholarships
DELTA: Dutch Education: Learning at a Top Level Abroad
DELTA is financed by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. It enables Dutch higher education institutions to award scholarships to students from Brazil, The People's Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.
The TU/e offers DELTA scholarships to students who satisfy the following criteria:
* possess the Brazilian, Chinese, Indians, Indonesian, Malaysian, Mexican, Russian, South African, Taiwanese, Thai or Vietnamese nationality;
* are 35 or younger at the start of the academic year;
* are admitted to the TU/e program on the basis of prior education in their home country;
* have permanent residency in one of the DELTA countries;
* will be studying at the TU/e in a master course;
* meet the visa requirements for entering and residing in the Netherlands as a foreign student.
Any TU/e master course.
Brazil, The People's Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.
How many scholarships are available?
In 2006, 1 TU/e Master student will receive a DELTA scholarship of 17,000 euros.
The DELTA scholarship does not cover all expenses. Additional financial means will always be necessary. The DELTA scholarship is a contribution to the costs of the tuition fee, travel, study and living expenses.
Duration of scholarship:
1 year. Extention of the scholarship (July 2007) is possible if sufficient study progress has been made.
Application and selection procedure:
Prospective students should first apply to the appropriate TU/e department for admission to the program of their choice. Once admission is granted, the regular procedure for the prospective students should first apply to the appropriate TU/e department for admission to the course/program of their choice.
TU/e departments then apply to the International Office for a DELTA scholarship.
More information and application:
Contact at the TU/e:
International Relations Office
Student Service Center
Tel. +31 (0)40-247 8015
Fax +31 (0)40-244 1692
The local Netherlands Education Support Office (NESO) in Beijing or Jakarta can also give students more information about studying in the Netherlands in general, and can mediate on behalf of the student and the Dutch institution during application procedures. NESO also offers help in gaining a visa.
Netherlands Education Support Offices (NESO) websites:
Indonesian students Website: http://www.nec.or.id/.
Chinese students Website: http://www.nesobeijing.com/
There is currently no NESO office in South Africa.