Scholarships from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (non-EEA), Netherlands 2023-24


We bring to your attention the application window for the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science (non-EEA) scholarships, Netherlands 2023-24.

Important points

Below you will find a list of important points to note regarding the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science (non-EEA) scholarships, Netherlands 2023-24 :

  • Funding is partial
  • They attend all courses at partner institutions in the Netherlands
  • International students are eligible
  • All candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees are eligible.

Brief description

On November 1, 2022, the application period for the 2023-2024 academic year will begin. You should be prepared to apply for the 2023 Dutch Scholarship if you are an international student and are ready for the opportunity of a lifetime. Undergraduate and graduate students who plan to study in the Netherlands can apply for the Holland 2023-2024 scholarship.

International students from countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the Netherlands are eligible for the Holland Scholarship. The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science and a number of Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences fund this scholarship (Dutch government scholarship).

Application deadline

The application deadline is February 1 and May 1, 2023.

Eligible courses

The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Holland Scholarships (Non-EEA), Netherlands 2023-24 is a program that aims to reward high-achieving international students, and is only available for the course below:

  • All 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 is in the amount of five thousand euros. It will be
    throughout your first academic year.
  • Please note that this scholarship does not cover the full cost of tuition.

Type of Degree

The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Holland Scholarships (Non-EEA), Netherlands 2023-24 is primarily intended for candidates at the bachelor and master levels.

Number of scholarships
Not specified

Eligibility criteria

All candidates must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Holland Scholarships (Non-EEA), Netherlands 2023-24.

  • You are not an EEA national.
  • You are applying to one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • You are in compliance with the specific standards of the institution of your choice. These are available on the institution’s website.
  • You do not hold a degree from a Dutch educational institution.

Application procedure

The following procedure is the only viable way to apply in good order :

  • On the website of the institution you intend to apply to, you can find out the specific closing dates, application tips, and study topics for Dutch scholarships for non-EU international students for this academic year (institution websites available on the official website).

Please click on the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science website Holland Scholarships (Non-EEA), Netherlands 2023-24 to start your application.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What is the Holland (Non-EEA) Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Scholarships, Netherlands?

  • This is a bachelor’s and master’s degree position reserved for further successful candidates at a partner institution in the Netherlands.
    What are the tips to increase my chances of being selected?
  • ┬áRespect the deadlines and provide all requested documents correctly.
    Is this scholarship open to both domestic and foreign candidates?
  • ┬áNo. This scholarship is for international candidates only.