VSBfonds offers annual grants to graduating students interested in pursuing further studies abroad post their study programs. This grant cannot be utilized for internships or research projects.
Applicants have the flexibility to personally select the foreign educational institution and manage their admission process. The chosen educational institute must be accredited by the respective country’s government.
If accreditation is lacking, applicants must demonstrate that the selected institute and study program meet the standards set for higher education in the Netherlands.
To be eligible for a VSBfonds grant, you must meet a number of requirements:
- you are a full-time student graduating as Bachelor or Master;
- you have Dutch nationality or a demonstrable connection with the Netherlands;
- you are extremely motivated and proficient enough in the language of your country of destination;
- you draw up a study plan that is in line with the study programme your have completed.
The scholarship is worth 10,000 €.
More information about the VSBfonds study grants, the conditions and the application procedure can be found on the VSBfonds website. You can also fill in the application form there.