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International students can apply for various scholarships to cover their studies at the UvA. The University offers two scholarships for exceptionally talented students from outside Europe.

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship

Non-EU students who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply. For two-year Master’s programmes, there is the possibility of an extension for a second year. Applications should be submitted to the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. Deadlines for the AES differ per Graduate School.

Amsterdam Merit Scholarship

Outstanding students from outside the EU/EEA who have applied for a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS). Applications should be submitted to the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. Deadlines for the AMS differ per Faculty or Graduate School.