The opportunity to start your academic journey abroad is here, Amsterdam Merit Scholarship presents to you a definite life-changing opportunity to study in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is a rich city for academic adventure and as it is every once dream to undertake academic studies in the country.

If your dream is to enjoy your studies and have classy research and practical experience while undergoing your proposed studies abroad, then this opportunity is for you.  See also Nokia Foundation Scholarship For International PhD Students | Fully Funded Nokia Scholarships

Amsterdam University  Scholarships for International Students objective is to attract exceptionally talented students from all over the world. The scholarship is available for students who have demonstrated strong academic prowess and huge leadership potentials. Its offered to Students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Students from the above regions can apply for an Amsterdam Talent Scholarship (ATS)

The scholarship is annually awarded to Postgraduates students, the selection is drawn from all the faculties and the award value varies from €2,000 – €25,000.

In this article, I will explain the detailed step by step guide on how to successfully submit your application on the scholarship portal.

About Amsterdam Merit Scholarship

Recent data analysis from European Universities shows that Amsterdam University is highly rated among top universities in the world.  Statistics show over 7,000 international degree and exchange students from more than 100 countries are currently enrolled at the University of Amsterdam. Students studying at the University of Amsterdam are actively supported by the university staff and fellow students during their time in Amsterdam. 

Host Country: Netherlands 

Host Institution: Amsterdam University

Target Group: International Students

Number of Scholarship: Not specific 

Level of Study:  Master’s 

Duration:  Two Years (2)

Courses offered by  Amsterdam University

  • Economics and Business 
  • Humanities 
  • Law
  • Child development and education 
  • Communication
  • Medicine 

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  • Psychology 
  • Science 
  • Social sciences 

Scholarship Value 

Selected students of Amsterdam Merit Scholarship awards will receive between €2,000 – €25,000, depending on the faculty. The scholarship awards will continue till graduation as much as you continue to maintain high academic standard records.

University of Amsterdam Scholarships  Eligibility criteria

An applicant must meet the eligibility criteria for the AMS Scholarship. The applicant should:

  • Fluency in the English Language
  • All International students who are not from the EU are eligible.
  • Students who have applied for a degree program at the University of Amsterdam may submit an application for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
  • Please read the specific eligibility criteria of each faculty 
  • Verifiable credentials 
  • Good character conduct
How to apply for the University of Amsterdam Talent Scholarship

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria for the AMS can download the application form here. After filling in all required data on the application form, the form should be submitted to the appropriate ATS contact person (contact details included on this page under Contacts for ATS), together with a copy of your residence permit (front and back) and a certified grade list. 

Please visit the scholarship website to submit your application.

Read the guidelines before submitting.

Apply here