G&D Europe Scholarship

Important details



  • You are a first-, second- or third-year EUR bachelor student or a first-year EUR master student at the start of the academic year 1 September 2019;
  • You hold a Chinese passport and lived in China up to the start of the Erasmus University Rotterdam programme;
  • You have been offered a place in the programme by Erasmus University Rotterdam, or have been given permission to proceed to the next year in the programme;
  • You have a financial need and can show that you’re struggling financially;
  • You are willing to become an ambassador for the scholarship fund and participate in promotional activities, for example by writing a short report, being interviewed for the website and alumni magazine, and providing a portrait picture;
  • To be eligible for another scholarship the following year the student must re-apply for this scholarship, maintain an average GPA of 8.0 and participate in the organisation of a student event;
  • This scholarship must be used to fund your bachelor or master education at EUR only.
  • Chinese
Participating faculty
  • All faculties
Level of study
  • Bachelor
  • Master

Scholarship /
Grant in €

€ 3.000 covering part of the tuition fee.
The scholarship is for maximum 12 months of the study programme and cannot be prolonged.

Deadline20 May 2019 - new deadline will be announced soon

More details & contact

 Email: scholarships@eur.nl

Application - G&D Europe Scholarship

In order to be considered for a G&D Europe Scholarship, applicants need to meet all bachelor or master admission requirements. Once you meet the admissions requirements, please send the below listed documents to the International Office. Your application should include:

  • Motivation letter for the application of the scholarship, including your Erasmus University Rotterdam programme. It is essential that you demonstrate how the study costs and living expenses are covered, and if necessary you can add financial documents to support your case. You can find more information about making a budget plan here;
  • Copy of passport;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copy of your grade list.

Please note that we can only take a scholarship application into consideration if it is complete and meets all of the requirements, including a scholarship application letter. The decision will be made on merit and financial need by a selection committee.

Deadline: 20 May 2019 - new deadline will be announced soon

Background information

The G&D Europe Scholarship is generously founded by two EUR alumni from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). Jan-Paul Vegt and Yonggao Liu, owners of G&D Europe B.V., say their education at EUR stood at the base of their success. Although their business takes them all over the world, they still consider Rotterdam and EUR their home. They want to share this experience by providing a scholarship for a bachelor or master programme at EUR with a maximum of 12 months.


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  • In order to filter out the scholarships you might be able to apply for, take the following steps:

    1. Select on this page your current situation.
      By clicking on one of the situations, the scholarship overview that applies to you will be shown;
    2. All the basic requirements of the scholarship are mentioned in the table of the scholarship overview page. Check for country and region eligibility, study level and faculty specific information;
    3. Click on one of the scholarships for more details;
    4. To apply, follow the given application instructions.
  • Follow the application instructions on the scholarship detail page, by clicking on one of the scholarships in the overview table.
  • In Holland, higher education is subsidized, which means that tuition fees can be kept relatively low, especially compared with the United Kingdom and the United States. Because of this, we do not have an extensive scholarship programme. This doesn't mean we don't have them at all though, so make sure to have a closer look.
  • Your changes are slim, meaning that most students won't gain a scholarship. There are hundreds of new students each year, but there is not an equal amount of scholarships available. But you never know, you might just be one of the lucky (chosen) ones. As long as you take into account that you may have to arrange financial aid in a different way, you're fine.
  • Most of the requirement apply to:

    1. Study results / being an excellent student;
    2. Being able to demonstrate your ambition;
    3. Level of study;
    4. Obtained diplomas;
    5. Country of origin.
  • First, select on the Scholarships and grants page if you're a student planning to study at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) or whether you're already studying at EUR and thinking about going on exchange.

    After selecting one of these options, you'll land on a page with a scholarship overview applicable to your situation.

  • Preparing an application for a scholarship can be time consuming. Deadlines can be as early as January, so make sure to plan ahead. Start looking for scholarships 6-12 months in advance.

  • That depends on the scholarship. The scholarship may be a partial tuition fee waiver which means you still need to pay tuition fee. Please check the criteria of your scholarship carefully.

  • In a lot of cases you will receive the scholarship for only one year. Please check the scholarship criteria carefully to avoid unpleasant surprises. Think about ways to finance your 2nd and/or 3rd year in advance.