This scholarship was founded by two IBA-alumni from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and funded together with other alumni to support students who might otherwise not fully participate in the Bachelor programme in International Business Administration (IBA). It is motivated by the invaluable experience gained by the donors throughout and upon completion of the IBA programme – both academically, and with regards to the expansive international network they derived from it.
During three years of studies, the scholarship will cover the annual statutory tuition fee (€ 2,530 2024-2025) as well as yearly book fees to a maximum of € 700 per year, conditional upon annual re-evaluation. In addition, students will receive academic, professional and personal mentoring from their donors, and get access to their international network
Application for the scholarship is open for prospective students of the IBA programme starting their studies in the academic year 2024-2025. The candidate has a nationality belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA), entitled to pay the statutory tuition fee.
In order to be considered for the Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship, applicants need to meet all BSc admissions requirements. Information about the entry requirements and application process can be found by visiting www.rsm.nl/bacheloradmissions
First step is to register for the Bachelor International Business Administration programme in Studielink. Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link to our Online Application Form (OLAF).
In OLAF you indicate that you want to apply for a scholarship. RSM will take your scholarship application into consideration as long as you meet the minimum requirements and meet the deadline(s). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Required documents in OLAF:
1. A concise entrepreneurial dimension essay of maximum 850 words that answers the following questions:
2. A budget plan using this template, explaining how you are going to finance year 1, 2 and 3 of the IBA programme
Students can apply from 1 October 2023 until 31 January 2024.
The RSM Scholarship Committee will determine award recipient(s) on 15 May 2024.
Any questions? The RSM Scholarship Committee can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org