For the academic year 2023-2024, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will grant several partial scholarships, 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 programs are considered ‘excellent’.
The student will receive the scholarship for one academic year, a maximum of 12 months. Note for MSc programs longer than 12 months, and you need to have sufficient resources to finance your studies for the remaining months of the program;
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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 programs taught mostly in English, including MBA, executive education, and PhD programs.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023.
- Course Level: Scholarships are available for the MSc program at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
- Awards: Full tuition fee waiver
- Number of Scholarships: Several partial scholarships are available.
- Nationality: All non-EEA countries
- Scholarship 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.
- Study Subject: Prospective students from all non-EEA countries, starting their studies in the academic year 2023-2024 of the following MSc programs, 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
- Entrance Requirements:
- Prospective students from all non-EEA countries, starting their studies in the academic year 2023-2024 of the MSc programs.
- In principle, a fair distribution of scholarships over the various MSc programs 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 program 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 programs 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 program 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 scholarships exceeding the amount of € 5,000 in total in that same academic year can apply for the scholarship;
- By accepting this scholarship, 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 scholarship, you agree to start your visa procedure before 1 June 2022. RSM holds the right to cancel your scholarship if you have not started your visa procedure and holds the right to offer the scholarship to a student on the scholarship waiting list.
- How to Apply: The first step is registering for the Master’s program in Studielink. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to an Online Application Form (OLAF).
- It is not possible to choose a specific scholarship in OLAF. RSM will choose recipients for specific scholarships. RSM will take your scholarship application into consideration as long as you meet the minimum requirements and meet the deadline(s).
In OLAF, you are required to upload a scholarship 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 scholarships granted (later on, you will be asked to provide a certified copy);
- Admission Requirements: Applicants can only take the scholarship 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 scholarship application letter.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements to be able to study there.
- For the scholarship, 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 2021-2024, enabling you to pay the reduced tuition fee immediately; either at once or in installments;
- The student will receive the scholarship for one academic year, a maximum of 12 months. Please note for MSc programs longer than 12 months; you need to have sufficient resources to finance your studies for the remaining months of the program;
- The value of the partial scholarship is between 30-70% of the full non-EEA tuition fee.