AUC is full-time, a selective three-year honors programme in liberal arts and sciences at the Bachelor level, taught in English, with a strong offering in the sciences and enrolling up to 50% science majors.
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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Established in 2009, Amsterdam University College (AUC) is committed to providing a top-quality liberal arts and sciences education, jointly supported by the two major research universities in Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
Application Deadline: February 2020: 11 November 2019 and September 2020: April 1, 2020
Course Level: An ASF Awardee must be fully admitted to the Amsterdam University College.
Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in all subjects offered by the Amsterdam University College.
Number of Awards: Not Known
Nationality: Dutch and international students
The award can be taken in the Netherlands
- Eligible Countries: Dutch and international students can apply for these ASF scholarships.
- Entrance Requirements: In order to be eligible for selection for an ASF Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements.
- You must apply for a place at AUC. Admission to AUC is a separate process. For more information on applications and admissions, see the links in the left-hand menu. Only AUC students can receive an ASF scholarship.
- You must have excellent school results. These will be taken into consideration by the ASF Selection Committee when assessing your academic merit. They will not see your AUC admission application, but they will receive information on your average secondary school grade (GPA). If you want to communicate anything to the Committee about your school results, make sure you include it in your letter of motivation.
- You must have a strong motivation to study at AUC. The ASF Selection Committee will look for this in your letter of motivation.
- The ASF Selection Committee is also interested in your extracurricular accomplishments and activities relevant for AUC, as well as your (potential) leadership profile and skills. Make sure you write about these in your letter of motivation.
- You must be able to demonstrate your financial need. In other words, explain in your letter of motivation why it will not be possible for you to study at AUC without a scholarship.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Applicants should fill in the online application form.
How to Apply: use the link below to access the application form for students applying for an ASF Scholarship starting in February 2020 or September 2020.
Applicants will need:
- Your letter of motivation for the opportunity , in digital format ready to upload.
- Information on your financial situation, to prove your financial need. Documents need to be in digital format (scanned) ready to upload.
The AUC Scholarship Fund offers two levels of full ASF Scholarship:
- EU students: EUR 5100 per year
- Non-EU students: EUR 15300 per year
- “EU students” includes Dutch students, and refers to students who are eligible to pay the statutory tuition fee for AUC (wettelijk collegegeld).
- partial awards may also be awarded (these are usually 50% of the above amounts).
- To compare scholarship levels with the costs of studying at AUC.