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Rotterdam School of Management Scholarships for International Students



Application Deadline: 31st January 2019

Rotterdam School of Management Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the International Scholarships for International Students at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Study in Netherlands: 2018 Holland Government Scholarship at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Holland Governement Scholarship Details and FAQs

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s at RSM.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offering the Holland Scholarship to international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands. 

When is the application deadline?

31st January 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

To be taken at

The Netherlands

What is the category of this opportunity?

Bachelors, Masters

What are the selection criteria?

  • Prospective students for the IBA programme at RSM need to prove their excellence. Excellence in previous education is proven if the grade point average achieved at secondary school (measured to date) is at least the equivalent of the Dutch grade of 8.0 on the Dutch grading scale 1 – 10;
  • For prospective students who have also attended higher education after secondary education grades obtained in higher education will be considered as well. The RSM Scholarship Committee will decide on the local grade equivalents for the Dutch grade of 8.0 using (a.o.) the grade information included in the Nuffic country modules;
  • Only students who are not recipients of any other scholarships exceeding the amount € 5,000 in total in that same academic year can apply for the scholarship;
  • By accepting this scholarship you agree to assist the RSM Recruitment and Admissions Office in the role of an Ambassador with promotional and support activities for approximately 8 hours per month during the academic year;
  • By accepting this scholarship, you agree to start your visa procedure before 1 June 2018. RSM holds the right to cancel your scholarship if you have not started your visa procedure and holds the right to offer the scholarship to a student on the waiting list.

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

To be eligible, fulfill the following:

  • Your nationality is non-EEA;
  • You are a prospective student, starting your studies in the academic year 2018/2019;
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at RSM;
  • You meet the specific requirements of the programme you are applying for;
  • You do not have a degree from an educational institution in the Netherlands (excluding exchange programmes in the Netherlands).

In principle, a fair distribution of scholarships over the various programmes will take place. This principle may be deviated from and priority may be given to applicants for certain programmes. Additionally, the school may strive for a certain distribution over the continents.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

  • The scholarship amounts to € 5,000 for maximum 12 months, one academic year;
  • You will receive this only in the first year of your studies. This is not a full scholarship;

Duration of sponsorship

One year

How to Apply for the Holland Government Scholarship

The first step is to register for the IBA programme in StudielinkNote that it is not possible to apply for a scholarship in Studielink! Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link for our online application form (OLAF). Please upload your application documents and a scholarship application letter (max. 1 A4 size page) in OLAF. The application letter should include the following information:

  • an explanation why you would need a scholarship, comprising a description of your current financial situation;
  • an explanation why you would deserve a scholarship, comprising a description of academic excellence and if applicable other merits;
  • clear financial plan of how you are going to finance year 2 and 3 of the IBA programme;
  • a signed statement indicating that other scholarships awarded do not exceed the amount of € 5,000 in total;
  • if applicable: certified copies of other scholarships granted.

Scholarship Webpage


Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) Undergraduate Scholarship Details and FAQs

Application for the scholarship is open for prospective IBA students (thus, not currently enrolled students) starting their studies in 2019/2020 from all non-EEA countries, provided they would be charged the non-EEA tuition fee.

Only students who are not recipients of any other scholarships exceeding the amount of 5,000 euro in total in that same academic year can apply for the scholarship.  The RSM Scholarship Committee will determine award recipient(s) on 15 April 2019 and will be informed on 15 April 2019.

Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University offers scholarships for students from non-EEA countries who are not entitled to pay the EEA tuition fee, provided their grades are considered ‘excellent’. The scholarship will be provided in the form of a waiver from the non-EEA tuition fee.

When is the application deadline?

31st January 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

The school may give preference to students with one of the following nationalities:

  • Brazilian, Russian, Indian, Chinese, Taiwanese/Korean/Filipino, Indonesian/Vietnamese/Thai, Iranian/Iraqi, Azerbaijani/Georgian, Turkish, African (all countries), Mexican.

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

The Netherlands

Field of Study:

Bachelors in IBA (International Business Administration)

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

The scholarship will be awarded for the first year of the IBA programme, provided excellence in previous education is proven. As the scholarship will only be awarded for the first year, students should be aware that they will need to have sufficient means to cover the study costs of the second and third year.

What are the selection criteria?

  • Excellence in previous education is proven if the grade point average achieved at secondary school (measured to date) is at least the equivalent of the Dutch grade of 8.0 on the Dutch grading scale 1 – 10.
  • For prospective students who have also attended higher education after secondary education grades obtained in higher education will be considered as well. The RSM Scholarship Committee will decide on the local grade equivalents for the Dutch grade of 8.0 using (a.o.) the grade information included in the Nuffic country modules;
  • Only students who are not recipients of any other scholarships exceeding the amount of € 5,000 in total in that same academic year can apply for the scholarship;
  • By accepting this scholarship you agree to assist the RSM Recruitment and Admissions Office in the role of an Ambassador with promotional and support activities for approximately 8 hours per month during the academic year;
  • By accepting this scholarship you agree to start your visa procedure before 1 June 2019. RSM holds the right to cancel your scholarship if you have not started your visa procedure and holds the right to offer the scholarship to a student on the scholarship waiting list.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

  • The scholarship is in the form of a tuition fee waiver and fully covers the difference between the non-EEA tuition fee and the EEA tuition fee. You will always have to pay at least the statutory tuition fee, which is € 2,078 in 2019/2020.
  • No actual transmission of money takes place. The scholarship part will be subtracted from the full non-EEA tuition fee (€ 9,200) before the start of the academic year, enabling you to immediately pay the reduced tuition fee; either at once or in instalments.
  • The scholarship will be awarded for the first year of the IBA programme only.
  • The amount of the scholarship for the academic year 2019/2020 is approximately € 7,100.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

The scholarship will be awarded for the first year of the IBA programme

How to Apply for the Programme

The first step is to register for the IBA programme in Studielink. (Note that you cannot apply for a scholarship in Studielink). Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link for our online application form (OLAF). Please upload the scholarship application letter of maximum 1 A4 size page in OLAF including the following:

  • an explanation why you would need a scholarship, comprising a description of your current financial situation;
  • an explanation why you would deserve a scholarship, comprising a description of academic excellence and if applicable other merits;
  • clear financial plan of how you are going to finance year 2 and 3 of the IBA programme;
  • a signed statement indicating that other scholarships awarded do not exceed the amount of € 5,000 in total;
  • if applicable: certified copies of other scholarships granted.

Scholarship Webpage


About Institution

Erasmus University Rotterdam is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian.

Erasmus MC is the largest and one of the foremost academic medical centers and trauma centers in the Netherlands, whereas its economics and business school, Erasmus School of Economics and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University are well known in Europe and beyond.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (or RSM) is the international business school of the Erasmus University Rotterdam located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes taught mostly in English, including MBA, executive education, and PhD programmes.


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