Holland Scholarship for Afghanistan and other Non-EU Countries 2024-2025

Research Scholarship in Applied Science
  • Netherlands The, Netherlands The
  • Apply Before : May 1, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 8731
  • Degree BachelorMaster
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 1 to 3 years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Title: Holland Scholarship for Afghanistan and other Non-European Countries

The NL Scholarship (formerly Holland Scholarship Program) is a unique opportunity for international students who are from countries outside the European union and want to start their Bachelor’s or Master’s studies in the Netherlands. The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science, as well as universities of applied sciences and Dutch research universities, fund this scholarship. The application for 2024 will open in November. Applicants interested in pursuing their studies in the Netherlands are encouraged to read the scholarship details below, prepare their documents and get ready to apply when the application is open.

Details of Holland Scholarship:

The application will open in November

Deadlines:       1 February 2024 or 1 May 2024 (the university that you may choose will differ)

Location:         Holland

Education Level: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

Benefits of Holland scholarship:

The fund provided by the scholarship sums up to € 5,000, which you will receive in the first year of your studies.

Important Details:

  • This is not a fully-funded scholarship
  • The grant is only for the first year (which may or may not cover your whole classes of that one year)



  • Have the nationality of a country other than the European Economic Area (EEA).
  • Must be applying/have applied to an undergraduate or graduate at one Netherlands institution.
  • Be able to attend all of your classes, which means you are a full-time student.
  • Meet the requirement of your program of choice at your desired university. Check with your preferred choice of university to see what are other requirements
  • You must not have any degree from any institution in the Netherlands.

How to apply:


To start, you must find your preferred university from the links below and apply to according to university instructions.

 Research universities

  • Leiden University
  • Utrecht University
  • University of Groningen
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Maastricht University
  • VU Amsterdam
  • Radboud University
  • Tilburg University
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • University of Twente
  • Wageningen University
  • Protestant Theological University
  • Theological University Apeldoorn
  • Theological University


Participating universities of applied sciences

  • Aeres University of Applied Sciences
  • Amsterdam University of the Arts
  • ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
  • Breda University of Applied Sciences
  • Codarts Rotterdam
  • Driestar educatief
  • Fontys University of Applied Sciences
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie (pdf, 400 kB)
  • The Hague University of Applied Sciences
  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences
  • Hotelschool The Hague
  • Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
  • Inholland University of Applied Sciences
  • Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
  • Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • HAN University of Applied Sciences
  • HKU University of Applied Sciences
  • HZ University of Applied Sciences
  • Saxion University of Applied Sciences
  •  NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
  • Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
  • Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

NOTE: You will find information regarding procedures, dates, and required documents at your desired university listed above.

The university will let you know whether you have been selected for the scholarship or not.

For more information, please visit the Holland scholarship website

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