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Support for refugee student

The Amsterdam University Fund provides scholarships to refugee students from the Study without Borders Fund. This concerns refugees who are either already studying at the University of Amsterdam or have been admitted as students.

It concerns a financial contribution to the study costs for a variable amount of 2.500 euro to a maximum of 5.000 euro.

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the Amsterdam University Fund.
T: +31 (0)20 525 2138 

How to apply?

Applications will not be processed unless they are accompanied by all requested information. Please provide a complete application form with all required attachments. If the application is considered, the Scholarship Committee will invite the applicant to explain the application in a personal interview.

Please submit the attachment as a PDF.

Applications should include:

  • a grant application including your motivation, signature and date. In the motivation letter, the applicant makes it clear with enthusiasm and conviction that the grant amount will be well spent;
  • a recent CV;
  • a printout of the study results (if applicable);
  • a personal, applicant-specific letter of recommendation or email from at least one lecturer involved in the program. This letter must be signed and printed on UvA paper. If an email is provided, it must be clear that the email was sent from the lecturer’s email address;
  • a letter from the student dean supporting the application;
  • a detailed budget (download).

Submit your application including all the necessary information via the application form. The form is in English, but files can be uploaded in Dutch.