High Potential Scholarships from the Netherlands to Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2023-24


We hereby inform you that the application window for Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University, The Netherlands, 2023-24, is open.

Important points

Below is a list of important points to note about the Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University, Netherlands 2023-24 :

  •  Funding is partial
  •  They are taking courses in the sciences, arts, and humanities at Maastricht University.
  •  International students are eligible
  • All candidates for the master’s degree are eligible.

Brief description

24 full scholarships worth €30,000 (including tuition waiver and a monthly stipend) are available each academic year through the Holland-High Potential Scholarship program at Maastricht University (MU) for exceptionally talented students from outside the European Union (EU) who have been admitted to a master’s program at MU.

A Holland scholarship and a high potential scholarship are combined to become the Holland high potential scholarship.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is February 1, 2023.

Eligible Courses

The Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2023-24 is a program that seeks to reward high-achieving internationals, and is only available for the course below:

See the scholarship application page for all eligible courses.

  •  Eligible Countries

Students of the following nationalities are eligible :

  •  All countries

Benefits of the scholarship

Any of the following will be provided by the university :

  • The scholarship covers pre-academic training expenses, health and liability insurance, visa application fee (€207), living expenses ($12,350 for 13 months; $23,750 for 25 months), health insurance, and tuition (at cost).
  • For the duration of the master’s program – 13 months for a one-year program and 25 months for a two-year program – the High Potential scholarship is awarded.

Type of Degree

The Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2023-24 is primarily intended for master’s candidates.

Number of scholarships

Eligibility criteria

All candidates must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University, Netherlands 2023-24:

You are eligible to apply for an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands if you are a national of a non-EU or EEA nation.
You do not have dual nationality with an EU/EEA nation.

For the academic year 2023-2024, you have applied to Maastricht University for admission to a full-time master’s program.

  • You can enroll in the UM master’s program to which you have applied.
    for which you have applied.
  • You have never participated in a primary, secondary, or higher education program in the Netherlands for the purpose of obtaining a degree.
  • The application is open to students who have participated in exchange programs in the Netherlands.
  •  You will not be older than 35 years on September 1, 2023.
  • Your most recent transcript or proof of your academic achievements shows that you have had outstanding results in your previous studies.
  •  If multiple candidates are also eligible, we will give priority to those whose academic record or third-party validated letters of academic excellence show that they rank in the top 5% of candidates for the 2023-24 scholarship program.

Application Process

The following procedure remains the only viable pathway to legitimately apply :

  • You must first enroll in one of Maastricht University’s participating Master’s (MA) programs in order to be eligible for the scholarship. You will get a student number after submitting your application via Studielink, which you will need to complete and submit the scholarship application form. Then you will need to complete the application, provide the necessary files, and submit your application online. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2023.
  •  For the application form and complete instructions on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below).

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the most frequently asked questions to help you in your scholarship search:

What are the Holland High Potential Scholarships at Maastricht University in the Netherlands?

  • This is a master’s degree position reserved for further candidates for the Maastricht University scholarship.

What are some tips to increase my chances of being selected?

  •  Respect the deadlines and provide all requested documents correctly.

Is this scholarship open to both domestic and foreign candidates?

  •  No. This scholarship is for international candidates only.