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Other financial aid

Various other forms of financial aid are available to students who would like to study at the University of Amsterdam. Below you will find information about loans, grants and scholarships available from sources external to the UvA.

Scholarship and Grants

Grantfinder and Scholarship Portal contain information about scholarships throughout the world. You can search for relevant scholarships by using the links below.


Scholarship Portal

Google Women Techmakers Scholars program

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Foreign loans

Foreign loans provide an option for international students to fund their application.

Professional Career Development and Loans (UK)

Direct Loan Program

Sally Mae Private Loans Program (USA)

National Service Trust/AmeriCorps

Canadian Student Loan (Canada)

OKP (Orange Knowledge Programme)

Studying abroad

Are you a UvA student who is planning to study or do an internship abroad? You can find information about grants and funds on the Study abroad website.

Grants and loans for studying abroad

Dutch student loan system

For students from the Netherlands or the EU/EEA, it may be possible to apply for limited funding towards payment of your tuition fees. Find out whether you meet the nationality and age requirements and read more information about the application process via the link below. Be sure to apply in time, preferably three months in advance.

Dutch student loan system (DUO)