For the academic year 2020/2021, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will grant several partial awards, depending on the quality of the applicants, for selected students from non-EEA countries who are not entitled to pay the EEA tuition fee and whose grades in their previous programmes are considered ‘excellent’.
The student will receive the program for one academic year, a maximum of 12 months. Please note, for MSc programmes longer than 12 months you need to have sufficient resources to finance your studies for the remaining months of the programme;
Grateful offer for non-EEA students to get financial help for master study in the Netherlands.
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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is the international business school of the Erasmus University Rotterdam located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes taught mostly in English, including MBA, executive education, and PhD programmes.
- Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
- Course Level: The studentships are available for MSc programme at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
- Study Subject: Prospective students from all non-EEA countries, starting their studies in the academic year 2019/2020 of the following MSc programmes, can apply:
- Accounting & Financial Management
- Business Information Management
- Finance & Investments
- Finance & Investments Advanced
- Global Business & Sustainability
- Human Resource Management
- International Management/CEMS
- Management of Innovation
- Marketing Management
- Master in Management
- Organisational Change & Consulting
- Strategic Entrepreneurship
- Strategic Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Award: Partial tuition fee waiver
- for the opportunity , no actual transmission of money takes place. The scholarship part will be subtracted from the full non-EEA tuition fee (€ 18,000) before the start of the academic year 2020/2021, enabling you to immediately pay the reduced tuition fee; either at once or in instalments;
- The student will receive the program for one academic year, a maximum of 12 months. Please note, for MSc programmes longer than 12 months you need to have sufficient resources to finance your studies for the remaining months of the programme;
- The value of the partial award is between 30-70% of the full non-EEA tuition fee.
- Number of Awards: Several partial opportunities are available.
- Nationality: All non-EEA countries
- The award can be taken in the Netherlands
- Eligible Countries: Prospective students from all non-EEA countries are eligible to apply. The school may give preference to students with one of the following nationalities: Brazilian, Russian, Indian, Chinese, Taiwanese/Korean/Filipino, Indonesian/Vietnamese/Thai, Iranian/Iraqi, Azerbaijani/Georgian, Turkish, African (all countries) and Mexican
- Entrance Requirements:
- Prospective students from all non-EEA countries, starting their studies in the academic year 2020/2021 of the MSc programmes.
- In principle, a fair distribution of scholarships over the various MSc programmes will take place. This principle may be deviated from and priority may be given to applicants for certain MSc programmes.
- The school may strive for a certain distribution over the continents.
- Excellence for applicants with a Bachelor of Science from Dutch universities is proven if the average grade over the entire programme at the time of application is at least 8.0/10. Additionally, a GMAT score of at least 700 is required – also for applicants from schools and/or programmes exempt for GMAT for admission;
- Excellence for applicants with a Bachelor of Science from non-Dutch universities is proven if the average grade over the entire programme at the time of application is at least the equivalent of the Dutch grade of 8.0 on the Dutch grading scale 1 – 10. The Scholarship Committee will decide on the local grade equivalents for the Dutch grade of 8.0 using the grade information included in (a.o.) the Nuffic country modules. Additionally, a GMAT score of at least 700 is required;
- Only students who are not recipients of any other programmes exceeding the amount of € 5,000 in total in that same academic year can apply for the opportunity ;
- By accepting this application you agree to assist the RSM Recruitment and Admissions Office in the role of an Ambassador with promotional and support activities for approximately 8 hours per month during the academic year;
- By accepting this application you agree to start your visa procedure before 1 June 2020. RSM holds the right to cancel your scholarship if you have not started your visa procedure and holds the right to offer the program to a student on the program waiting list.
- 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.
The first step is to register for the Master programme in Studielink. Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link to an Online Application Form (OLAF).
It is not possible to choose for a specific award in OLAF. RSM will choose recipients for specific opportunities. RSM will take your application into consideration as long as you meet the minimum requirements and meet the deadline(s).
In OLAF you are required to upload a application letter. The application letter (max 1 A4 size page) should include the following information:
- an explanation of why you would need a scholarship, comprising a description of the student’s financial situation;
- an explanation why you would deserve a scholarship, comprising a description of academic excellence and if applicable other merits;
- if applicable: scanned copies of other programmes granted (later on you will be asked to provide a certified copy);
Please note that we can only take the application into consideration when it is complete and meets all of the requirements. This includes a minimum GMAT test score of 700, sufficient English test results and a application letter.