In order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to follow a Master’s programme at Maastricht University, the University seeks applications from talented eligible students for its 2013 High Potential Scholarships.
Maastricht University aims to further strengthen its position as a leading European university offering high-quality education with an international orientation. To this end, the university implements a pro-active recruitment policy for international students, in particular for the Master’s programmes. 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.
Worth of Awards
Living expenses per month   € 825
Insurance                               € 500   arranged and paid by Scholarship Office
Visa Costs                             € 300    arranged and paid by Scholarship Office
Tuition fee                             € 13.000  arranged and paid by Scholarship Office

  • Applicants must be admissible for a master’s programme or graduate programme for professionals  at Maastricht University and must 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.
  • Scholarship applicants must have obtained excellent results in their previous studies. This must be shown in the application file by including, for example, grade lists or reference letters. In case of equivalent qualification, preference will be given to applications, which show that the applicant is among the top 5%.
  • Applicants must come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.

How to Apply
Students can download the application form here.
Applications must be sent to Maastricht University. On the section Application and Selection, you can find information about how to send in the application form.
For the scholarship assessment, the Scholarship Committee takes all elements of the application into account, including the level of previous study programmes, academic excellence, motivation, status of the home institution, the connection with the prior study programme, future career plans and references.
Please check the Maastricht University High Potential Scholarship Terms and Conditions before applying.
Deadline: The application deadline differs per faculty. Here you can find the deadline of the faculty of your choice.
For more information, click here