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RSM non-EEA Scholarship of Excellence

Application deadline: Monday, 1 March 2021

Rotterdam school of Management, Erasmus University offers scholarships for students from non-EEA countries who are not entitled to pay the EEA tuition fee, provided their grades are considered ‘excellent’. The scholarship will be awarded in the form of a partial waiver from the non-EEA tuition fee. This scholarship is meant for prospective students only.


Russian graduates will receive full financial support from the state provided they agree to work for a Russian company for a minimum of three years after completing their degree abroad. The program will start this fall while the list of acceptable universities includes 150 schools in 25 countries. To qualify for the program, applicants must already have a bachelor’s degree and have applied and been accepted into a foreign university on the list. 


Erasmus University Holland Scholarship

Application deadline: Monday, 1 February 2021

The Erasmus University Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s at RSM.


NN Future Matters Scholarship

Application deadline: Friday, 2 April 2021

The NN Future Matters Scholarship is a programme financed by Nationale Nederlanden and for students from Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Turkey, who want to do a master in the Netherlands in finance, risk management, economics, data science or entrepreneurship. The scholarship amount is € 5,000. Part of the scholarship is meant for tuition fees. Students from non-EEA countries like Turkey and Japan pay a much higher tuition fee than EEA students. Therefore, Japanese and Turkish students receive a bigger scholarship of € 3,000 plus the tuition fee of up to € 17,000.


L-EARN for Impact Scholarship

Application deadline: Monday, 1 March 2021

The L-EARN for Impact Scholarship is open to individuals from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts, applying to a Master’s degree programme. After the completion of the master programme the awardee commit to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries' social and economic development.


The Erasmus University Rotterdam is participating in the Private Loan Programme from Sallie Mae. EUR students with U.S. citizenship may apply for the Smart Option Student Loan and the Sallie Mae Parent Loan. The loan is meant to finance your stay at the EUR and could cover your tuition fee, room & board and miscellaneous.


The China Scholarship Council (CSC) offers various types of scholarships for Chinese passport holders who want to study abroad. See for more information and application criteria the CSC website. 


If you are in full-time higher education in the Netherlands, you might be eligible for student finance from DUO. You must satisfy a few requirements. Please click for more information. 


Grantfinder is a fast and easy-to-use scholarship search tool. You can find additional information about scholarships and grants to fund your studies in The Netherlands.