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

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 comply with the general conditions laid down in the second paragraph of article 1.2 of the EUR's Profiling Fund Regulations, while a prospective student must be enrolled by no later than 1 September of the academic year for which he/she has applied for a waiver and must comply with the residence requirements;
  • Must comply with the specific requirements laid down in article 5.1 of the EUR's Profiling Fund Regulations;
  • Must be a national of a country that does not belong to the EEA;

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 procedure for prospective and current students who wish to apply for the Erasmus School of Economics Excellent Student Waiver from non-EEA countries is as follows:

  • The application period is from 1 November 2017 until 1 February 2018 for prospective students.
  • The application period is from 1 April until 15 April 2018 for current ESE bachelor students.
  • The applicant needs to send an email to ese-scholarship@remove-this.ese.eur.nl with the following documents:
    • Personal statement
    • Financial document
    • Certified GPA statement confirming your obtained GPA in your prior education (only applicable for prospective students)

All applications for prospective students will be reviewed after 1 February 2018. The nominations for prospective students will be announced before 1 April 2018. The nominations for current students will be announced before 1 June 2018. All applicants 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. A combination of multiple scholarships will not be awarded.