Holland Scholarships 2020/2021 for Bachelor’s or Masters Study in the Netherlands (5,000 Euros)

Application Deadline: 1st May 2020.

The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands. Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime? Apply for the Holland Scholarship!

This scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences.


The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies. Please note that this is not a full-tuition scholarship.

Grant award period

The grant is awarded for one year and can only be received once.

Application criteria

  • Your nationality is non-EEA.
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions. 
  • You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice. You can find these on the website of the institution.
  • You do not have a degree from an education institution in the Netherlands.

How to apply

Find your programme in the overview of participating research universities or in the overview of participating universities of applied sciences. You will find detailed information about the application procedure and deadlines in the links provided in both lists. 

The university will contact you to let you know if you have been awarded a scholarship.


You can now apply for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline for application is either 1 February 2020 or 1 May 2020. Please check the website of the institution of your choice to confirm the correct deadline.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Holland Scholarships 2020/2021


  1. am by names Kisuule Emmanuel from Uganda and am Ugandan by nationality i also wish to join you but i don’t know what should i do to join you people and am interested and am ready

  2. Hi I am Kisuule Emmanuel from Uganda. I have Diploma in computer,secretarial and i want to upgrade my knowledge with the help of your university.

  3. Good Day All,
    I am a young Mozambican student who has the dream and gift to be a doctor, I ask your help so that they can enlighten me how to apply for a medical scholarship. I am able to work as a volunteer in the same field.
    I am grateful for the opportunity.

    Best Regard

    Isabel Santana

  4. Iam a PhD holder in general translation ,my area is child literature through falktales. Iam looking for postdoctoral in the same field.Could I get help or direct towards that.Thank you.

  5. Dear sir /madam
    I am Dereje Bamlaku Biadglgne from Gonder,Ethiopia.I have BED degree in water resource and irrigation engineering Gruaduated from wollo universty in 2008 G.C.I amasking you to get master Degree program on Hydroulic engineering and realated field of study from your universty.please refer thise attachement before deciding the chance .Thanke you for thise chance.


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