Holland: Zuyd University of Applied Sciences – Excellence Scholarship (H-ZES) 2022

Scholarship Description:
Under Holland: Zuyd University of Applied Sciences – Excellence Scholarship (H-ZES) 2022 applications are being invited from eligible candidates. Domestic Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Graduate, Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of European Studies, Hospitality Management, Interdisciplinary Arts, Interior Architecture, International Business, Music taught at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 30/04/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for European Studies, Hospitality Management, Interdisciplinary Arts, Interior Architecture, International Business, Music taught at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

Funded by: Zuyd University of Applied Sciences.

The Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (H-ZES) is a combination scholarship offering a higher scholarship amount in the first year in comparison to the Zuyd Excellence Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded in the form of a Holland Scholarship amount of € 5000 in the first year and a Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (max. € 3600 net discount on your tuition fee) for the rest of the nominal duration of your study. The study progress of students who are awarded the Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship is monitored yearly, as a minimum of 45 obtained credits per academic year is required for renewal of the scholarship for the following academic year. Renewal of the scholarship applies only for the nominal duration of the program concerned.

Sponsor Value

This scholarship is awarded in the form of a Holland Scholarship amount of € 5000 in the first year and a Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (max. € 3600 net discount on your tuition fee) for the rest of the nominal duration of your study.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You do not have an EU/EEA nationality, or the nationality of Switzerland or Suriname.
  • You have received your Zuyd student number through Studielink.
  • You meet the specific requirements of the study program.
  • You are required to pay the highest institutional tuition fees.
  • You live in the Netherlands during your study period.
  • You have never cut short a Zuyd program without obtaining a degree.
  • You have not previously obtained a degree from an education facility in the Netherlands. (Please note that this condition only applies for the Holland Scholarship, if you do not meet this criterion, you can still apply for the Zuyd Excellence Scholarship)
  • You are applying to start one of the following government-funded, fully English taught programs:
    • European Studies
    • Hospitality (Hotel) Management
    • Interdisciplinary Arts
    • International Business
    • Music (Bachelor and Master)
    • Interior Architecture
Application Procedure

To apply for the Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (H-ZES) please complete the form and send it with all the required accompanying documents to [email protected].

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Please note that applicants that qualify but are not selected for the Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (H-ZES) will automatically be considered for the Zuyd Excellence Scholarship (ZES) after the 1st of June.

You application must include:

  • A completed and signed Holland – Zuyd Excellence Scholarship Application Form
  • A personal letter of motivation for wanting to study at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
  • One letter of reference by e.g. a lecturer or a mentor of your current educational institution
  • Your curriculum vitae (resume)

Your letter of motivation (max. 1 page A4) must include the following items:

  • Why have you chosen this particular study programme at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
  • What value you expect this study programme to add to your previous education
  • What you expect this study programme to contribute to your future career

The letter of reference should be signed, dated and submitted on official stationary and must include:

  • Your name and the name, position and department of the referee of your current educational institution
  • Description of the applicant’s excellent academic abilities and competencies.

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