Amsterdam Merit Scholarships for International Student in Netherlands 2013:

Study Subject(s): Social science

Course Level: Master’s degree level 

Scholarship Provider: University of Amsterdam 

Scholarship can be acquired at: Netherlands 


-Hold non-EEA nationality or nationalities only. 

– Not be entitled to receive a Dutch study grant or loan. 

– Not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition charges rate for EEA students at the UvA. 

– Not receive a full coverage scholarship, funding for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship. 

– Have submitted a complete application to one of the English-taught, selective Master’s programmes of the GSSS. 

– Have been (or will be) admitted to one of the English-taught, selective Master’s programmes of the GSSS. 

– Be enrolled at the time of receipt of the scholarship as a full time student in one of the English-taught, selective Master’s programmes offered by the GSSS. 

– Be able to comply with the conditions to attain a Dutch visa (if applicable). 

– Demonstrate a financial requirement. 

Scholarship for International Students: Yes 

Scholarship narrative: 

The University of Amsterdam intends, aims and its objective are to attract the world’s intelligent students to its international classrooms. As from September 2007, outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship. The Amsterdam Merit Scholarships (AMS) have specifically been designed by the Universiteit van Amsterdam to put forward brilliant and hard-working non-EU/EEA students the prospect to pursue a degree in one of the academic fields covered by the UvA. The AMS programme is highly selective: only candidates with excellent study results and motivation may receive a scholarship. 

Number of awards offered: Not Known 

Duration of award(s): 

A scholarship granted for one academic year cannot be transferred to another academic year. 

What does it cover? 

The scholarship consists of € 6,000, € 9,000 or € 12,000, but awards are based on the complete financial arrangement. 

Selection Criteria: 

  • Their academic excellence and assure in the proposed field, as evidenced by their academic records, letters of recommendation, written work and/or publications and their proposed research questions.
  • The quality of their letter of motivation. 


Applicants will be informed before the end of May or October. 

How to Apply: 

The form of applying is by email. 

Scholarship Application Deadline: 

Application deadline for the September 2013 intake: 

  • 1 April 2013 for international students 
  • 1 August 2013 for Dutch degree students 

Further information:


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