University of Twente Scholarships

The University of Twente Scholarships (UTS) are fully-funded scholarships for excellent students applying for a Master’s or graduate program (MSc) at the Host Institution, the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

University of Twente Scholarships

Students are accepted regardless of whether they are from EU/EEA or non-EU/EEA countries.

More Information on the University of Twente Scholarships

Number of Scholarships: Approximately 50

Target group: International students from both EEA/EU and non-EEA/EU nations

Qualifying Master’s Programmes offered at the University:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Communication Science
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Educational Science and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Environmental and Energy Management
  • European Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Interaction Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control

Financial Benefit

The students collect between € 3,000 and € 22,000 for a year.

Eligibility for the University of Twente Scholarships

To be eligible for a University of Twente Scholarship, all of the following requirements below must be true for candidates:

  • No matter your income, you must obtain an admissions letter first. The process for applying for a UT scholarship differs from the one for enrolling in classes at the University of Twente.
  • As of the 2022/2023 academic year, you have been admitted to one of the qualifying UT Master’s programs.
  • A student ID number is required.
  • You have not completed a graduate program at UT;
  • You (if applicable) meet the prerequisites for obtaining an entry visa for the Netherlands;
  • You meet the academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an extra 6.0 (TOEFL iBT of 20) on the speaking skills subscore requirements for the general English language test.
  • A scholarship for top students is the University Twente Scholarship. This typically means you must be in the top 5 to 10% of your class.

Note: After completing your application, it may take up to 8 weeks to receive the results.

Application Instructions

You must first apply to a Master’s program. After submitting an application for a Master’s course and receiving a letter of (conditional) acceptance, you can use your student ID to apply for the scholarship.

Round 1 applications, which become available on October 15, 2022, have a deadline of 1 February, while Round 2 applications, which become available on February 1, 2023, have a deadline of 1 May.

Note: This grant is intended to cover expenses associated with your studies. The scholarship recipient is free to choose how to use the funds. There will be no expenses (like tuition) paid on your behalf.


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