Erasmus University (RSM) MSc Dean’s Scholarship

Application deadline: Sunday, 1 March 2020

Amount

  • For the scholarship, no actual transmission of money takes place;
  • The scholarship is in the form of a tuition fee waiver and partially covers up to 50% of the non-EEA tuition fee;
  • The student will receive the scholarship for one academic year, maximum 12 months;

For whom?

  • Your nationality is non-EEA;
  • You are a prospective student, starting your studies in the academic year 2020/2021;
  • 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.

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 2020. 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.

Application procedure

  • First step is to register for your MSc programme in Studielink. Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link to our Online Application Form (OLAF).
  • It is not possible to choose a specific scholarship in OLAF. RSM will choose recipients for specific scholarships. RSM will take your scholarship application into consideration as long as you meet the minimum requirements and meet the deadline(s).

Required documents:

  • A scholarship application letter in OLAF of maximum 1 A4 size page, including 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
  • A budget plan using this template
  • If applicable: certified copies of other scholarships granted

Deadline

Applicants can apply from 1 October 2019 until 1 February 2020.

What next?

The RSM Scholarship Committee will determine award recipient(s) on 15 April 2020.

Practical information

Should you have any questions, the RSM Scholarship Committee can be contacted at scholarships@rsm.nl

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