University of Maastricht High Potential Scholarships for International Students


The Maastricht University (UM) established in 1976 and located in Maastricht, Netherlands arranges for these scholarships. Having a firm reputation worldwide as one of the best young universities, this public university has also became the first and the only Dutch university member of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) in 2013. It owns six faculties including Health, Medicines and Life Sciences, Psychology and Neuroscience, School of Business and Economics, Humanities and Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences and Law. It recently got the14th rank amid the category of Top 100 Most International Universities by the Times Higher Education in 2016.

Scholarship Provider:

The highly reputed Maastricht University arranges for these remarkable scholarships as prospective opportunities to the excellent international students belonging from outside the EU/EEA to pursuit their desired master’s degree program here.

Area of Study:

These High Potential Scholarships for International Students offered by University of Maastricht will be applicable:

·         Under all the mentioned faculties in the following link: UM master’s program or graduate program for professionals. 

·         The Master’s Degree Programs under the School of Business and Economics will be excluded from the scholarship.

Benefits of the Scholarship:

Benefits arranged under the High Potential Scholarships include:

  • Covering the living expenses (amounted as €10,500)
  • Covering the expense of insurance (amounted as €520)
  • Covering the visa cost expenses (amounted as €304)
  • Covering the tuition fees (amounted as €13,000 or €17,500)
  • The duration of these scholarships is one year (12 months) at the maximum.
  • The renewal of the scholarship by the Scholarship Committee for the second year (24 months) will be approved only if the duration of the concerned Master’s Degree Program requires to be so.


  • Must be a Non-EU/EEA student (Non-European Union / Non-European Economic Areas)
  • Must not be older than 35 years at the starting of the particular academic year
  • Must meet all the requirements to get hold of an entry visa for the Netherlands
  • Must have the eligibility to obtain a residence permit for the Netherlands
  • Must have the eligibility to get admissions in any University of Maastricht’s Master’s Program or Graduate Programs for Professionals
  • Must have excellent former educational records.
  • Must attach one’s prior study related records within the application as Grade Lists or Reference Letters
  • If any two applicants have got equal qualifications, the one with the verified record of belonging to the top 5% of the class will get the preference.

How to Apply:

  • Firstly, a student must visit the official website to download the application form.
  • The section named as “Application and Selection” contains comprehensive information regarding the process to send in the application form.
  • The procedures differ depending on different faculties.
  • The application deadline is 1 February applicable for every year.
  • It is needed to visit the official website (link given in the Contact section) to gain detailed information as well as the online application form of the scholarships.

Contact: Please visit these website link for comprehensive information

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