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Child Development and Education

Holland Scholarship (HS)

The information below applies to the 2018 - 2019 programme. The information will be updated as soon as possible for 2019 - 2020.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as 48 Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.


The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your Master studies.

Application criteria

  • Your nationality is non-EEA.
  • You are applying for a full-time master’s programme at the GSCDE
  • You have never before studied at an education institution in the Netherlands

How to apply

There is no separate application procedure for the Holland Scholarship. Candidates are selected from applications to the AMS scholarship. Deadline for application for the AMS is 15 January 2018.