Erasmus University Holland Scholarship

Brief description

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 do their Bachelors or Masters degrees in Holland.

Key Facts

Holland Government/Erasmus University Rotterdam
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb/1 May 2024 (Annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2024

Host Institution(s)

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Level/Field(s) of study

Bachelors and Masters degree in any subject and any faculty, except for studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS). For the Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil), only students of the Research Master in Philosophy and Economics are eligible.

Target group

Non-EEA students

Scholarship value/inclusions

€ 5,000, € 10,000 or € 15,000 (to be decided by the faculty)


Applicants must be:

• Non-EEA nationals who have to pay the institutional tuition fee;
• Excellent students according to the respective faculty’s standard;
• Applying for a full-time bachelor or master at Erasmus University Rotterdam;
• Students who did not obtain a diploma at an education institution in the Netherlands; and
• Those who have never been enrolled as a full degree student at an educational institution in the Netherlands.

Benefits of Erasmus University Holland Scholarship

The benefits of the Erasmus University Holland Scholarship (Holland Scholarship Erasmus University or HSEU) can vary depending on the specific scholarship program. However, some potential benefits may include:
  • Partial or full tuition fee waivers
  • Living allowances or stipends to cover living expenses
  • Access to networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities or events
  • Enhanced career prospects and potential for future academic success

Application instructions

The application procedure differs per faculty. Please check the Official Website for the different faculties’ contact and check with your own faculty for more information on the application. Deadline was 1 February 2022 for the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and before or on 1 May 2022 for all other faculties.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

Erasmus University Holland Scholarship