The Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, provides financial support to Master’s students from developing countries wishing to study in Holland at the University of Groningen a Master’s degree. This initiative will not only improve the cooperation between the University of Groningen and universities in developing countries, but will also raise the level of academic expertise in these countries.
Candidates for the Eric Bleumink Fund scholarships to study in Holland should:
Have obtained conditional admission to the program of choice (see: www.rug.nl/masters/alphabetical )
Have excellent academic performance, preferably to be confirmed by letters of recommendation
Have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;
Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program of choice
Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme
Be in good health, so that health insurance in the Hold the nationality of a country appearing in Appendix 1 (see official website for this).
Have no other means of financing the study in question
Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for scholarships to study in Holland: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Timor-Leste, Sudan (Rep.), Congo (Dem Rep.), South Sudan, Central African Republic, Zambia
The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.
It is not possible to actively apply for an Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship to study in Holland. Suitable candidates will be informed about a nomination. The University of Groningen Admission Office, in consultation with the Admission Boards of its faculties, will determine which applicants will be nominated for an Eric Bleumink Fund scholarship.
Only applicants who have received a (conditional) admission offer for a master programme before February can thus be considered. In order to allow for enough time to process the application to a master programme by the Admission Office, such a master application should be completed by the applicant before 1st of December, 2017
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