Maastricht University High Potential Scholarship
Scholarships for encouraging talented students from outside the European Economic Area to follow a master’s programme at Maastricht University (UM)
Target group: Master’s degree, Bachelor’s degree
Purpose: Study, Research
Field of study: All
Value and purpose of grant : € 800 per month, plus € 11.500 refund of tuition fee, € 438 visa costs, and a fixed amount for travel expenses. Insurance arranged and paid by SSC.
Grant award period : 12 months (If a two-year master’s programme is involved, the UM Scholarship Committee may decide to award the scholarship for a maximum of 24 months.)
Closing date : 1 April 2010
You can download the application form at the website. Applications have to be sent in by 1 April to the faculty contact person of the UM HIGH POTENTIAL scholarship.
Candidates have to send their application to the faculty contact person. The faculty will proceed to a ranking based on quality. The Faculty Board will send its motivated selection to the Student Service Centre. Student Services uses the faculty proposals as a basis for preparing a selection proposal to be presented to the UM Scholarship Committee for a decision. The UM Scholarship Committee makes a definitive selection based on the number of scholarships available and the quality of the proposed candidates. The UM Scholarship Committee will make the final decision. Applicants will be informed about the decision in writing.
In making its assessment, the UM Scholarship Committee takes all elements of the dossier into account. The level of previous study programmes, average grades, duration of the programme, content and originality of the study plan, motivation, status of the foreign institution, the connection with the prior programme, future plans, the proposal and the references are all taken into account in arriving at the final decision.
Student Services Centre – Scholarship Office
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht