The 2014-2015 University Twente Scholarships (UTS) is now open to excellent students from EU and non-EEA countries (international students), applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente. Non-EEA include students from Africa, and other international students.

Eligible Courses:

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Biomedical Engineering

Business Administration

Business Information Technology

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering and Management

Communication Studies

Computer Science

Construction Management and Engineering

Educational Science and Technology

Electrical Engineering

Embedded Systems

European Studies

Health Sciences

Human Media Interaction

Industrial Design Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management

Environmental and Energy Management

Mechanical Engineering


Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society

Public Administration

Science Education and Communication

Sustainable Energy Technology

Systems and Control


Level of Study: Master’s


  • Your programme starts in September
  • Have been admitted to one of the above mentioned graduate programmes at University of Twente before March 15
  • Have graduated with excellent results in their (under-)graduate programme, where excellency is based on overall CGPA
  • Comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa
  • Comply with the overall English language test norm 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 currently not eligible for a Dutch study grant
  • Have finished a possible pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable, but not alll courses)
  • Students who are not directly admitted to a master, but will start a ‘pre-master’ programme can already apply for a UTS. If they do not finish the pre-master with a CGPA of 7,5 out of 10, they cannot be granted UTS.

Worth of Award: There is a limited number of UTS scholarships available, and the scholarship amount for students from non-EU/EEA countries is either €10,000, €12,500, €20,000, or €22,500. The scholarship amount for students from EU/EEA countries is maximum € 10,000. Amount awarded is dependent on course of study..

How to Apply

  • You have to first apply to a master’s programme and be accepted before you can complete the application form because you will be required to confirm that you have a provisional acceptance as well as a student number
  • Identify a master’s course of choice and apply to it so that you can be accepted before the March 15th deadline when you are expected to complete the scholarship application (see link below)
  • Use the online application form below to apply

Deadline: 15 March each year. You should ideally submit your application for admission two months earlier

To read more about the scholarship, click here.  To check out details about master’s programmes,  click here. To start online application for the master’s programme, and be accepted before March 15, click here.

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