The University Twente Scholarship (UTS) is a scholarship for excellent students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.
Become one of the most promising UT students.
Exclusive opportunity to take part in an intake for one of the three honours programmes: Research honours, Design honours, or Change leaders.
In order to be eligible for a the University of Twente Scholarship, you should meet all the requirements below.
Your programme starts in September 2017;
You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT graduate programmes (Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results).
You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme;
You have to include a motivation letter in your application (250 – 500 words). This motivation letter explains:
What you have studied in the past;
What goal you want to reach through your study at UT;
How you plan to receive this goal;
Why you particularly choose to study at the University of Twente;
You comply with the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable);
You comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills
You are not eligible for a Dutch study grant;
You have completed a pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable);
You may already apply for a UTS even if you have to do a pre-master programme at the University of Twente first. However, you must complete your pre-master programme with a CGPA of 7.5 (out of 10) to be eligible for a UTS and comply with above mentioned requirements. UTS benefits and support are explicitly for Master’s programmes, not for pre-master programmes. Please note: If you intend to start your Master’s programme in September 2017 and you are required to follow a pre-master programme, the pre-master should start in February 2017 at the latest.
€ 3,000 – € 25,000 for one year (approximately 30 scholarships available). If you have applied for a two-year programme, make sure you read the information about two-year study programmes below.
Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences
Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
Science Education and Communication
Sustainable Energy Technology
Systems and Control
Two-year study programme
In case of a two-year study programme, students can receive an additional UTS of an amount equal to that in the first year to cover the expenses of the second year. However, the scholarship will only be continued during the second year when students meet the process requirements for the UTS.
You must have obtained:
An average grade of 7 (out of 10) at the end of the third quartile of the first year
At least 50% of European Credits at the end of the third quartile of the first year
90% of European Credits before start of the second year