University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) are financial awards designed for outstanding students applying to pursue a Master’s degree (MSc) at the University of Twente, located in the Netherlands. These scholarships are available to both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students.
Apply for a UT scholarship separately from the application for admission to the University of Twente. Admission to a program must be secured first.
Receive (provisional) admission to one of the qualifying UT Master’s programs starting in the academic year 2024/2025 (September). Note that it may take up to 8 weeks after applying for results.
Have a student number.
Have not completed a graduate program at the University of Twente.
Fulfill the conditions for obtaining a visa to study in the Netherlands (if applicable).
Meet the general English language proficiency requirement of Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) with an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the speaking skills subscore.
Be ineligible for a Dutch study loan.
Demonstrate academic excellence, typically ranking within the top 5 to 10 percent of your class.
The UTS scholarship value ranges from €3,000 to €22,000 for one year of study. For two-year study programs, students may receive an additional UTS scholarship equal to the amount awarded in the first year, provided they meet the UTS renewal requirements.
- Apply for a Master’s program at the University of Twente.
- Upon receiving a (conditional) admission letter, use your student number to apply for the scholarship.
- Round 1 applications open on 15 October 2023, with a deadline of 1 February 2024.
- Round 2 applications open on 1 February 2024, with a deadline of 1 May 2024.
FAQs About University of Twente Scholarships
What is the University of Twente Scholarship (UTS)?
The UTS is a scholarship program offered by the University of Twente in the Netherlands to support outstanding international students pursuing a Master’s degree (MSc) at the university.
Who is eligible for the UTS?
Eligibility criteria include having (provisional) admission to a qualifying UT Master’s program, meeting English language proficiency requirements, and demonstrating academic excellence (typically ranking in the top 5 to 10 percent of your class). Specific requirements may vary, so please refer to the official UTS website for detailed information.
Can EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students apply for the UTS?
Yes, both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students are eligible to apply for the UTS. Please check the official website for a complete list of eligible countries.
How many UTS scholarships are available each year?
Approximately 50 UTS scholarships are available annually.
What is the value and duration of the UTS scholarship?
The UTS scholarship value ranges from €3,000 to €22,000 for one year. For students enrolled in two-year programs, an additional UTS scholarship may be awarded in the second year if they meet the renewal requirements.
How do I apply for the UTS scholarship?
The application process involves two steps. First, apply for a Master’s program at the University of Twente. Upon receiving a (conditional) admission letter, you can then apply for the scholarship using your student number. Be sure to adhere to the application deadlines for each round.
When do UTS scholarship applications open and close?
Round 1 applications open on 15 October 2023 and close on 1 February 2024. Round 2 applications open on 1 February 2024 and close on 1 May 2024.
Can I apply for the UTS scholarship before being admitted to a Master’s program at the University of Twente?
No, you must secure (provisional) admission to a qualifying UT Master’s program before applying for the UTS scholarship.
Are there additional requirements for visa applications?
You must fulfill the conditions for obtaining an entry visa to study in the Netherlands if applicable. Please check the specific requirements on the official UTS website.