The Radboud Scholarship Programme is a very selective scholarship programme. It offers talented, highly motivated, non-EEA students with outstanding study results the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for a complete English-taught Radboud University Master’s degree programme.
Each year, a number of partial scholarships are awarded within the Radboud Scholarship Programme for the duration of one of the English taught Master's degree programmes (with the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes and joint-degree Master's programmes).
For 2023/2024, a maximum of 26 Radboud Scholarships are available: Faculty of Arts (1), Faculty of Law (9), Faculty of Medical Sciences (1), Nijmegen School of Management (2), Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies (1), Faculty of Science (10), Faculty of Social Sciences (2).
Radboud University is a public Roman Catholic university with a strong focus on research located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The university bears the name of Saint Radboud, a 9th century Dutch bishop who was known for his intellect and support of the underprivileged Established in 1923, Radboud University has consistently been included in the top 150 of universities in the world by four major university ranking tables. As of 2019, it ranks 104th in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities. Internationally, RU is known for its strong research output. Locate...&nb... read more
A Radboud Scholarship will reduce your tuition fee to € 2.314,- For example: a grant holder in 2022/2023 will pay a tuition fee of only €2.314,- instead of €16,000.
The scholarship also covers costs for:
for your stay in the Netherlands (Aon Student Insurance).
You will only be eligible to apply for a Radboud Scholarship if you:
You must have completed your application in the online OSIRIS Application system on 28 February 2023 23:59 CEST at the latest.
Please note, if you are applying for the Master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences or Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, the application deadline is 31 January 2023. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered for the Radboud Scholarship selection. An incomplete application means that some information and/or documents are missing or illegible. Therefore, please be advised and submit your application in the online OSIRIS Application early February 2023 at the latest so that the Admissions Office has enough time to review your application and inform you in case that it is incomplete. We recommend you hand in your proof of English proficiency before the deadline of 28 February 2023 as well. You will be informed about the final decision by department Student Life and International Mobility with respect to your application for a Radboud Scholarship before mid-April 2023 (date subject to change).
The selection of the scholarship recipients will be based on the following criteria:
All students applying for the Radboud Scholarship will be individually considered by the selection committee of the faculty they applied to. This selection is based on the criteria as mentioned above. Faculties may base their selection on other criteria as well; some study programmes hold interviews for example.
The costs of living and studying in The Netherlands are not covered by de scholarship. An indication for these expenses can be found here:
You can apply by indicating during your application for admission for a Master's programme in the OSIRIS Application system that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be requested to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae. If you already uploaded these documents for the Master’s programme application, you can upload the same documents again for your scholarship application.
The selection for the scholarship and the admission to the Master's programme are two separate processes: admission to the Master's programme does not imply selection for the scholarship.
In case you are selected as a scholarship recipient and you are admitted to a two-year Master's programme: to qualify for the grant again for the second year, you need to have passed all courses in the first year.
For more details visit: Radboud University website.