Erasmus School of Economics Student Waiver for excellent students from non-EEA countries

The application deadline has passed for both prospective students and current ESE bachelor students!

Erasmus School of Economics has created a separate fund to support excellent students. The maximum award of the waiver consists of a tuition fee waiver for the year 2018-2019. Resulting in a tuition fee equal to the statutory fee. Prospective bachelor and master students and current ESE bachelor students who are awarded this waiver will therefore not themselves directly receive a sum of money. Partial waivers can be awarded. The Excellent Student Waiver has specific requirements to be eligible. This waiver is not applicable to current ESE (pre-)Master students.

Conditions

In order to qualify for financial support under the provision for individual waiver for excellent students from non-EEA countries, an applicant:

General conditions*

  • Must be enrolled no later than 1 September of the academic year for which the fee waiver is being requested and must comply with the residence requirements;
  • Must be a national of a country that is not part of the European Economic Area

*The general conditions are laid down in the Regulations Financial Support fund (p. 14)

Additional conditions prospective students

  • Must be selected for one of the following programmes:
    • Bachelor International Econometrics and Operational Research
    • Bachelor International Economics and Business Economics
    • Bachelor BSc² Econometrics/Economics

Or admitted for one of the following programmes:

    • Master Accounting, Auditing and Control
    • Master Econometrics and Management Science
    • Master Economics and Business
  • Must have achieved excellent study results during his/her prior education. This means an average final result of at least grade 8.5 (or the equivalent) on a grading scale of 1-10, during their prior education. For these purposes, prior education means:
    • for prospective bachelor students: secondary education
    • for prospective master students: the previous bachelor study
  • Must send in a complete bachelor or master application before 1 February 2018;
  • Must participate in the mathematics test in February 2018 or March 2018 if found math deficient during the bachelor application procedure (only applicable to prospective bachelor students);
  • Must be able to demonstrate the reason why this single reduction on tuition fee will enlarge your opportunity to study at Erasmus School of Economics by including detailed financial information (including supporting bank statements) to prove your ability to support yourself for the remaining tuition fee, the living expenses and health insurance;
  •  Must have completed their visa application before 15 May 2018. Completing the visa application consists of paying the tuition fee, living costs and immigration costs. For more information please see the immigration procedures for prospective students.

Additional conditions current ESE bachelor students

  • Must be enrolled in bachelor 2 or 3 (or bachelor 4, applicable to BSc2 students only);
  • Must have obtained a positive BSA for your current bachelor programme;
  • Must have achieved excellent study results during block 1,2 and 3 of the current academic year. This means an average grade of at least 8.5.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the reason why this single reduction on tuition fee will enlarge your opportunity to continue your study at Erasmus School of Economics by including a detailed financial information (including supporting bank statements) to prove your ability to support yourself for the remaining tuition fee, the living expenses and health insurance.

Erasmus School of Economics reserves the right to withdraw the offer for the Waiver for excellent students from non-EEA countries if the applicant fails to comply with the above mentioned terms and conditions.

Terms regarding duration

Applicants granted this tuition fee waiver should be aware that the waiver applies to only one academic year. You may re-apply for the waiver in the following years of your studies, even if you did not receive the tuition fee waiver in the first year.

All applicants are to be aware that the number of applicants each year exceeds the number of available waivers. Therefore no rights can be derived when the above mentioned minimum application criteria are met. All applicants also need to take into account that the different options of financial support offered by Erasmus School of Economics are limited. Therefore students will not receive more than 1 scholarship/waiver per academic year. A combination of multiple scholarships will not be awarded.

Amount and payment

The maximum award of the waiver consists of a tuition fee waiver for the year 2018-2019. Resulting in a tuition fee equal to the statutory fee for the academic year 2018-2019. Applicants who are awarded this waiver will therefore not themselves directly receive a sum of money.

Application procedure

The application deadline passed for prospective students (1 February), as well as for current ESE bachelor students (15 April).