Tilburg University has approximately 15 scholarships available for excellent international EU/EEA and non-EEA students who are admitted to a Master’s program at the Tilburg School of Humanities (TSH) or the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB).
Worth of Award

  • The Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence consists of a scholarship of € 5,000 to partially cover the living expenses of the students during their stay here in Tilburg. Additional to this, non-EEA scholarship students receive a partial tuition waiver (up to € 10,250 at a tuition fee of € 13,000/ subject to change)

At TSB there are scholarships available for certain Master’s programs:

  • 4 Scholarships for the Research Master’s program in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • 1 Scholarship for the Master’s program in Human Resource Studies
  • 1 Scholarship for the Master’s program in Organization Studies
  • 1 Scholarship for the Master’s program in Sociology
  • 1 Scholarship for the Master’s program in Social Psychology

At TSH there are scholarships available for the following Master’s programs:

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  •  MA Communication and Information Sciences
  •  MA Management of Cultural Diversity
  •  Research MA Language and Communication
  •  Research MA Philosophy

Eligibility
To qualify for a Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence, you must fulfill the following admission requirements, in addition to the regular requirements for admission to a Master’s program:

  • Candidates must have been (unconditionally) admitted to one of the graduate programs at Tilburg University for the academic year 2014-2015
  • Candidates must have achieved excellent study results in their relevant (under) graduate program. As an indication, the student must have graduated with an average result of at least 8 (out of 10) or must be among the top 10% of their class
  • To proof that you are an excellent student  you can send us a statement from your university saying that you belonged to the top 10% of your class or with your average grade. This is not necessary if your average grade is specified on your transcript of records
  • Candidates must hold a EU/EEA or non-EEA passport
  • Candidates should fill in the Scholarship Application Form
  • Candidates must be newly enrolled at Tilburg University

How to Apply
To apply for a Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence you should:

  • Download the Scholarship Application Form
  • State in the application form that you graduated with an average result of at least 8 (out of 10) in a relevant (under)graduate program, by providing your calculated GPA and/or proof that you belong to the top 10% of your class
  • Send the Scholarship Application Form together with your application for the Master’s program before the Scholarship deadline of 1 April 2014

Selection Criteria
On the basis of the following selection criteria, the selection committee of each school will select the recipients of the Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence:

  • The academic results in the relevant (under)graduate program
  • The quality and content of the Scholarship Application Form
  • The language test score
  • Extracurricular activities

Tilburg University strives for a balanced participation in terms of nationality.
Deadline: Application closes on April 1, 2014
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