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Communication Science Schools Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) for non-EEA nationality.

Communication Science Schools Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) for Non-EEA nationality

Do you want to transform your career and life? Do you wish to do a Master’s in Communication Studies? The University of Amsterdam is offering Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) at Communication Science Schools to talented and motivated students.

The AMS scholarship is only available for students with a non-EEA nationality starting their Master’s program or Research Master’s program in communication science in September 2023.

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Communication Science Schools Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS)

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The Graduate School of Communication at the University of Amsterdam is a unique place for studying Communication. It is the first and only Graduate School in Communication in the Netherlands.

Why at the University of Amsterdam? The Communication Science Schools aim to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. It prepares the students for their professional life to reach new heights of success.

Application Deadline: Master’s application deadline is 1 January 2023, and the AMS application deadline is 31 January 2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Amsterdam
  • Department: Communication Science Schools
  • Course Level: (Research) Master’s Degree
  • Award: Covers (a part of) the tuition fee
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands

Communication Science Schools Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) for non-EEA nationality.


  • Eligible Countries: Non- European Economic Area (EEA) nationality
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The grant will be given for a Master’s or Research Master’s program in communication science.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be suitable, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Applicants have a non-EEA nationality. Unfortunately, if students have two nationalities and one of them is EU/EEA, then they will not be eligible for the AMS
  • Applicants have an overall GPA of at least 8 (scale 1-10)
  • Applicant’s GPAs belong to the top 10% of their class or year.

How to Apply

To be considered for the AMS, the Graduate School of Communication requires you to apply for our (Research) Master’s program before 1 January and to be admitted conditionally before applying for the AMS scholarship.

Application Form AMS

  • How to Apply: Applicants need to download the application form to apply for an AMS scholarship. Before starting an application for a scholarship, applicants must have applied to the (Research) Master’s program in September of the relevant year.
  • Supporting Documents: Motivation letter, proven affinity with academic research (course descriptions, transcripts, and individually-written research papers), extracurricular activities (CV), English proficiency test, and Description of extracurricular activities.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet all the entry requirements before applying for a master’s degree.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements, either waived or: TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), and Cambridge Certificate for Proficiency in English (CPE). English language test results may not be older than 2 years.


For the academic year 2023-2024, there is one AMS scholarship for a (Research) Master’s student at the Communication Science Schools.

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