03 December 2013

Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

The University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands invites applications for its undergraduate and graduate 2014/2015 Amsterdam Merit Scholarships in the following fields of study: Architecture and town planning, Arts and Humanities, Business administration and management, Communication, Education and Teacher Training, Engineering, Environmental Science, Fine and applied arts, Law, Mathematics and computer science, Medical and Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Service, Tourism and Leisure, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Transport and Communications.


  • Target group:
    Bachelor's degree, Master's degree
  • Purpose:
    Study
  • Field of study:
    Architecture and town planning, Arts and Humanities, Business administration and management, Communication, Education and Teacher Training, Engineering, Environmental Science, Fine and applied arts, Law, Mathematics and computer science, Medical and health sciences, Natural sciences, Service, Tourism and Leisure, Social and behavioural sciences, Transport and communications
  • Countries:
    • Afghanistan,
    • Albania,
    • Algeria,
    • American Samoa,
    • Andorra,
    • 190 more...
  • Eligible candidates:
    Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area (holding a non-EEA-nationality) can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS). Candidates must be officially accepted into a full-time degree programme at the UvA. The candidate must not receive a full-coverage scholarship from another organisation for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship and must be able to comply with Dutch visa regulations.
  • Value and purpose of grant: € 6,000 - € 21,000

    Grant award period: Selected students receive a scholarship for the official duration of the programme they are enrolled in. The scholarship for one-and-a-half or two-year programmes will only be renewed if the student is making satisfactory progress towards the degree.

    Closing date: Deadlines vary per faculty/graduate school (1st March/1st April/1st June). For detailed information per faculty/graduate school, please visit www.uva.nl/ams. Selected students receive a scholarship for the official duration of the programme they are enrolled in. The scholarship for one-and-a-half or two-year programmes will only be renewed if the student is making satisfactory progress towards the degree.  Deadlines vary per faculty/graduate school (1 March/1 April/1 June). For detailed information per faculty/graduate school, please visit.

    Availability: 120 scholarships

    Grant provider: University of Amsterdam

    Application procedure: AMS scholarships are awarded by the faculties and graduate schools. Application procedures vary per faculty/school. For more information on the application procedure and requirements, please visit www.uva.nl/ams. AMS scholarships are awarded by the faculties and graduate schools. Application procedures vary per faculty/school. For more information on the application procedure and requirements, please visit.

    More information: The AMS scholarship programme is highly selective. The best eligible candidates will be selected for a scholarship by the faculty or graduate school offering the study programme. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic merit, such as grade average, letter of recommendation and motivation. For  more information on the selection criteria and application procedures per faculty, please visit www.uva.nl/ams.