Scholarships and grants

For students outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we have a number of scholarships available. Below you can find the available scholarships for academic year 2020-2021, which might be applicable to you if you plan to study at Erasmus School of Economics.

Erasmus Education Fund

Every academic year, the Erasmus Education Fund (EEF) supports several students with a scholarship of € 3.000 per year. The EEF is only for excellent students who need provable financial support. Students may apply by following the application procedure for the EEF.

Erasmus University Holland Scholarship and Erasmus School of Economics Waiver

The Erasmus University Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Erasmus University Rotterdam. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to pursue a bachelor or master degree in the Netherlands. The scholarship amounts to € 10.000. On top of that, Erasmus School of Economics awards € 2.000 discount on the tuition fee for prospective master students for the year 2020-2021. Students who wish to apply for this scholarship and excellent student waiver, need to meet specific requirements. More information.

Erasmus Trust Fund Scholarship and Erasmus School of Economics Waiver

The Erasmus Trust Fund offers in cooperation with Erasmus School of Economics a full scholarship for one excellent master student from a non-EEA country. The scholarship consists of a tuition fee waiver of € 13.057 and a maximum sum of € 15.000 to cover living expenses, the remaining tuition fee, and the IND immigration fee. Students who wish to apply for this full scholarship, need to meet specific requirements. Read more about the requirements and application procedure.

L-EARN for Impact Scholarship and Erasmus School of Economics Waiver

This scholarship (max. sum of € 22.000) is open to individuals from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts, who are applying to a Master’s degree programme. After the completion of the master programme, the awardee commits to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries' social and economic development. Erasmus School of Economics provides an additional fee waiver, in case the student has to pay the institutional tuition fee. More information.

Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

This programme is designed for mid-career professionals who would like to extend their experience with studying in the Netherlands. At Erasmus School of Economics the MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) is registered for the OKP and accepts OKP applications. Please carefully read the requirements and the application procedure of the Orange Knowledge Programme.

More EUR financial aid possibilities

If you find that none of these scholarships are applicable to you, or if you are interested in learning about additional possibilities, please visit EUR's financial aid webpage. You can also check with the government from your own country whether they support studying in the Netherlands or studying abroad in general.

Questions?

For questions about the scholarships, the terms and conditions or the application procedure, you can send an e-mail to: ese-scholarship@ese.eur.nl