Scholarships for foreign/exchange students

The Holland Scholarship Erasmus University is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Erasmus University Rotterdam. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies.

How to apply

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are closed. Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year can be submitted until May 1, 2019.

You can apply by sending a letter of motivation, your CV plus grades list in one Pdf to Ms. Gonny Pasaribu, e-mail: Please use the following file name: <Last Name, First Name (name of research master).pdf>.

Application criteria

  • Your nationality is non-EEA;
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s at Erasmus University Rotterdam;
  • You have never before studied at an education institution in the Netherlands;
  • You have achieved excellent results in your secondary education, i.e.. a final grade point average of at least grade 8.0 (or the 80%-equivalent of the top score) during your prior education.