2015/2016 Maastricht University High Potential scholarships for International Students to study in the Netherlands

Application deadline: 15 January 2015
Living Expenses per month: € 850
Insurance: € 520
Visa Costs:  € 304
Tuition Fee: € 16.000

Scholarships are made available by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund in order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to follow a Master’s programme at our university. One of these scholarships is the Maastricht University High Potential scholarship.

The High Potential scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Master’s programme with a maximum of 12 months. In case of a two-year Master’s programme the Scholarship Committee will award the scholarship for a maximum of 24 months.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be admissible for a master’s programme or graduate programme for professionals  at Maastricht University and not be older than 35 years at the start of the academic year.
  • You may apply simultaneously for a master’s programme and this scholarship.
  • As an applicant you must have obtained excellent results in your previous studies. This must be shown in the application file by including for example grade lists or reference letters.
  • You must come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.

Amount of the High Potential scholarship programme 2015-2016

Living expenses per month € 850
Insurance max. € 520 arranged and paid by Scholarship Office
Visa Costs max. € 304 arranged and paid by Scholarship Office
Tuition fee max. € 16.000 arranged and paid by Scholarship Office


Maastricht University will arrange an insurance passport for the scholarship holder. The insurance covers:
• Medical treatment.
• Theft or loss of luggage during travelling.
• Accidents.
• Repatriation in case of an emergency (a flight home).


Download the Application form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Maastricht University High Potential scholarships


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