Monday, November 27, 2017

Geosciences Master Scholarships for Non-Dutch Students,Netherlands 2018

Deadline: 01/03/2018 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: The Geosciences Scholarship offers outstanding prospective non-Dutch ... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 01/03/2018


Degree: Masters


Scholarship Description: The Geosciences Scholarship offers outstanding prospective non-Dutch students the opportunity to pursue a degree in one of the Master’s programmes offered by the Graduate School of Geosciences. The scholarship programme is highly selective. Only candidates of the highest academic achievement and promise are eligible to receive a scholarship.


Eligibility:

A. Hold a non-Dutch passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study for grants and loans;
B. Have been admitted to a Master’s Programme within the Utrecht University Graduate School Geosciences;
C. Hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent thereof from a non-Dutch university with a Grade Point Average of 7, 5 or higher according to the Dutch grade system. In the Netherlands grades from 1.0 up to 10.0 are used, with 1 being lowest and 10 the highest. A GPA of 7,5 is (for instance) comparable with at least a 60% in the UK and a B+ (or a 3.3) in the United States.
D. Belong to the top 20% of his/her final undergraduate year, as evidenced by a university statement; 5. Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa (only for students from non-EEA countries).


Benefits: Selected Master’s students are awarded a scholarship up to a maximum of 5,000 Euro per year, for a maximum duration of two years. In total, this amounts to 10,000 Euro.


Application: Include in your application:
The completed Geosciences Scholarship application form;
Your bachelor’s thesis or equivalent thereof in English;
A motivation letter of one page, explaining why this scholarship should be awarded to you.
It is strongly advised to send the scholarship application at the same time as your application for the Master’s Programme. Please send the application form for the Geosciences Scholarship by e-mail put “Application Geosciences Scholarship” in the subject of the e-mail.


Scholarship Website: https://www.uu.nl/node/481/about-the-faculty/organisation/graduate-school/geosciences-scholarship