VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) for International Students in Netherlands

VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) for International Students

VU University Amsterdam is pleased to offer fellowships to international students of high academic ability for entry. Fellowships are awarded to undertake postgraduate degree programme at the university.

University aims to support students who require financial assistance with fellowships, particularly for overseas students.

VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP)
VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP)

About VU University Amsterdam

VU University Amsterdam is a amazing university with Christian roots, one which is engaged with people and society. It is an start and internationally focused academic community. It is a school that seeks renewal and which is successful in making good use of the strength of the variety of academic disciplines, nationalities, ideologies and social convictions that are available in its environment.

The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is a benefit scholarship programme for strongly motivated learners with excellent study results. The minimum English language expertise requirements for admission to a master’s programme at VU University Amsterdam are: IELTS: 6.5 – please observe that candidates must get the academic test and not the general one!, TOEFL paper-based test: 580, TOEFL Internet-based test: 92-93, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A, B, C, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): A, B, C and Vu-test English-language proficiency: TOEFL ITP

Scholarships Country: Netherlands

VU Fellowship Programme Eligibility Criteria

The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is a merit scholarship programme for strongly motivated students with excellent study results. Eligible candidates must be able to prove their academic excellence, and they must be admitted to an English taught Master’s degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Students with the Dutch nationality and/or a Dutch degree (given that the Dutch degree is used for admission) are not eligible for admission. Students following a one-year master’s programme may not apply for the VUFP scholarship for a second year.

Students already enrolled in a two-year master’s programme who have not been awarded the VUFP scholarship in 2015/2016 are not eligible to apply for the VUFP scholarship 2016/2017. Only if a student was granted a scholarship from the beginning, then the scholarship can be extended if he/she achieved 80% of the credits. The Faculty VUFP committee will be asked to demonstrate to the Central VUFP committee that these credits have indeed been achieved.

Scholarships amounts

The VUFP scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. VUFP scholarship does not offer any additional allowance towards study or living costs.

Documents Required

For VUFP application 3 documents are required:
-Proof of excellence/ GPA
-Motivation Letter
-Curriculum Vitae (CV)

How to Apply for VU Fellowship Programme

1. Register for Master’s programme

Students register for a Master’s programme in Studielink and after that in the VUnet portal. Here you can find more information on how to apply for one of our English taught Master’s programmes. Please note that you must have applied for the Master programme before you can apply for the VUFP scholarship.
Deadline: 1 February 2016.

2. Submit VUFP application

Submit your VUFP application in VUnet.

For VUFP application 3 documents are required:

Online Application

Application Deadline:

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