Students seeking financial assistance for funding their LL.M. programmes are invited to visit www.grantfinder.nlOpens external. The Netherlands Student Grantfinder is an online search engine for those who want to study in the Netherlands and are looking for financial aid. The Grantfinder contains information on a range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students.

For complete and updated information, please visit the websites of these scholarship programmes. You will need a(n) (provisional) admission letter from Erasmus School of Law to apply for one of the above-mentioned scholarships.

Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship

The Erasmus Trustfonds was founded to support research and education projects, organised by the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) specifically. The fund hereby aims to contribute to the growth and flourishing of Erasmus University.

This scholarship is only available for students of the master Commercial Law (and its specialisations) and International and European Union Law. The scholarship (max € 15.000) is open to individuals from developing countries.

Application procedure

The deadline for application is 1 April 2023. Students will be notified of the awards committee's decision at the end of May. Every application can be submitted by

e-mail ( to the LL.M. Office and need to include the following documents:

  • Motivation letter (including intended career path);
  • CV;
  • Proof of excellence during Bachelor of Law (Certified copy of Bachelor Degree including grade list);
  • In case you have not completed your Bachelor yet the average grade of the current year until the date of application applies.
  • Budget plan.

Holland Scholarship Erasmus University

This scholarship is only available for students of the master Commercial Law (and its specialisations) and International and European Union Law.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or masters in Holland. The scholarship amounts to € 5,000 and € 15,000.

Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

On 1 July 2017, the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) entered a new phase as a new programme under the name Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). OKP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals as well as organisations both in the field of Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education and in other fields related to the priority themes in the OKP partner countries. The scholarships are awarded in a very competitive selection to highly motivated professionals who are in a position to introduce the newly-acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organisation.

Read more on the Orange Knowledge Programme.

More information

Here you can find more information about other available scholarships and grants.

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