VSBfonds awards grants annually to graduating students who wish to study abroad after their study programme. It is not possible to use this grant for an internship or research project. You personally choose the educational institute abroad and arrange for your admission. The educational institute where you will study must be accredited by that country’s government. If that is not the case, you must demonstrate that the quality of the institute and study programme you have chosen meet the Dutch standards for higher education.
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.