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Masters Scholarships for International Students at University of Twente

Deadline: 1 Oct 2010 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts Feb 2011

Brief description:

The UT Scholarship is awarded by the Foundation University of Twente Scholarship Programme of the University of Twente. The UT Scholarship is meant for international students who show excellence, both academically as well as socially. The UT Scholarship is awarded for one year of study and is extended for a second year if study results are sufficient.

Host Institution(s):

Univesity of Twente, The Netherlands

Field of study:

Any field of study offered at University of Twente:

Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Business Information Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Management, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Construction Management and Engineering, Educational Science and Technology, Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems, European Studies, Health Sciences, Human Media Interaction, Industrial Design Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Master Environmental and Energy Management, Master of Teaching in Social Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Nanotechnology, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Management, Science Education and Communication, Social Systems Evaluation and Survey Research, Sustainable Energy Technology, Systems and Control,Technical Medicine and Telematics.

Number of Scholarships:

Please be aware that only a limited number of scholarships are available. Only the most excellent students will be nominated.

Target group:

Prospective students from Non-EU/EEA countries and students from Bulgaria, Greece, Czech Republic, and Poland.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the faculty with a maximum of €20,000.

Eligibility/Application Requirements:

• the online application form for admission to the university has been completed and all certified documents have been received

• you have been (provisionally) accepted to a master programme at the University of Twente

• you are excellent, both academically as well as socially

• sufficient mastery of the English language

• academic IELTS, overall band score of at least 6.5 TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 80
• academic IELTS, speaking score of at least 6.5 TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 20

• your faculty has nominated you for the UT Scholarship

• you are a national of a non EU/EEA country

• you show potential to become a future leader (of industry)

• you are strongly committed to society

• the UT Scholarship is not meant for candidates who already have their Master degree

Application instructions:

Please note that you can only be nominated for the UT Scholarship after you have been (provisionally) accepted by the educational programme of your choice. Read the application instructions for admissions (link to application form is found here).

You cannot apply for the UT Scholarship yourself. You can only be nominated by the faculty of the university for a UT Scholarship between October 2010 and May 2011. After being admitted to the University, the faculty may decide to nominate you for the scholarship. In that case, the faculty will contact you to confirm your interest in the scholarship. The deadline for admissions is 1 October 2010.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Contact information:

For more information, contact the University of Twente by e-mail:


Official Scholarship Website:

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