University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) for Masters Students from Non-EU/EEA Countries, Netherlands, 2012-2013


Non-EU/EEA countries


· 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
· Environmental and Energy Management
· Mechanical Engineering
· Nanotechnology
· Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
· Public Administration,
· Science Education and Communication
· Sustainable Energy Technology
· Systems and Control
· Telematics




University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from non-EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.


To qualify for a UTS, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

Have been admitted to one of the above mentioned graduate programmes at University of Twente before December 15 for round 1 or March 15 for round 2

Have graduated with excellent results in their (under-)graduate programme, where excellency is based on overall CGPA

Comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa

Comply with the overall English language test norm Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills

Have the nationality from a non-EU/EEA country and not being eligible for a Dutch study grant

Have finished a possible pre-master at the University of Twente

Students who are not directly admitted to a master, but will start a ‘pre-master’ programme can already apply for a UTS. If they do not finish the pre-master with a CGPA of 7,5 out of 10, they cannot be granted UTS. They must also comply with above mentioned requirements for UTS, including English language test scores.


15 December and 15 March each year.


There are two possible UTS amounts for one year study programmes and two for two year study programmes. The student can only chose and apply for one of these. The amounts stated are given per year of study.

The scholarship amounts from which the student will chose by application are


22.500 € two year master programme


20.000 € one year master programme


12.500 € two year master programme


10.000 € one year master programme

exception on these amounts are made for the two year study programmePhilosophy of Science, Technology and Society, a non-technical study, for which the following scholarship amounts to be chosen from: large scholarship = 20.000 € small = 10.000 €


You can only be nominated for a UTS by your faculty, and on condition you are (provisionally) admitted to the MSc programme you registered for.

To obtain the application form please send an email to scholarship[at] with the following information:

· your name and student number
· the Master programme you are admitted to
· your admission letter as an attachment


Only when these three criteria are met we can send you the UTS Application form. Incomplete requests will not be considered.

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3 responses to “University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) for Masters Students from Non-EU/EEA Countries, Netherlands, 2012-2013”

  1. Am Bankole sakirat fm Nigeria an Airforce personnel who is intrested in ur programmes who has secondary school leaving certificate or no plan 4 school leaving only 4 master

  2. Good day, Am Maureen from Zambia a high school teacher and really keen to study a Msc in Environmental and Energy Management which starts september 2013.I have a bachelor’s in environmental science and would really want to apply for a scholarship hoping that i will be admitted to my desired programme at your highly esteemed institution.The problem is that i can’t find the page that gives me the application form to be admitted.Please help

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