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Holland Scholarships for Non-EEA International Students at Protestant Theological University in Netherlands, 2019

Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime? Are you planning to do your bachelor’s or masters abroad? Are you from outside the European Economic Area (EEA)? Apply for the Holland Scholarship!

The Holland award is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science together with Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the EEA who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.



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“The best part of studying in Holland is that you are able to meet people from all over the world, experience the diversity among people and have an opportunity to work with an international team. What a precious experience it is!”


• Application Deadline: 1 May 2019.
• Course Level: The grant is available for the bachelor’s or master’s degree program.
Study Subject: The grant is available to study the subject offered by the university.
• Award: The aid amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies. The sponsorship will be paid to you in installments by the Protestant Theological University after arrival in The Netherlands.
• Number of Awards: Not known
• Nationality: International students from outside the EEA
• The award can be taken in the Netherlands


• Eligible Countries: Non-EEA Countries
• Entrance Requirement: The applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at one of
  2. The participating Dutch higher education institutions.
  3. You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice.
  4. You do not have a degree from an education facility in the Netherlands.
  5. Hold the nationality of one of the non-EU/EER member states;
  6. Not have lived in Europe for more than 12 months over the past 5 years;
  7. Never have studied in the Netherlands, except as an exchange student for 1 or 2 semesters;
  8. Have applied for admission to the international Master of Theology (in depth) programme of PThU;
  9. Candidates should have an excellent study record and a particular commitment to their field of study and its ongoing development;

English Language Requirements: 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.

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Application Procedure:

You can apply for the Holland Scholarship at the Dutch institution of your choice if you meet their selection criteria. You can apply for the Holland Scholarship at the Protestant Theological University until 1 May 2019.

How to Apply:

At www.studyinholland.nl/hollandscholarship you can find an overview of participating Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences, as well as selected fields of study

  • Write a motivation letter in which you make clear why you are the right candidate for a Holland Scholarship at the Protestant Theological University.
  • You should send your application form and motivation letter for the Holland programme at PThU to [email protected].

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