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Faculty of Humanities

Information about scholarships, loans and grants for Bachelor’s students at the Humanities Faculty of the University of Amsterdam.

Holland Scholarship (HS)

For: students from outside the EU/EEA
Amount: €5,000
Deadline: 1 April

Application procedure

If you are applying for a Humanities Bachelor's programme and would also like to apply for the Holland Scholarship, you can submit your application in the form below. As part of your application you will need to include the following documents (combined in one PDF):

  • CV including extracurricular activities, work and study experience;
  • transcript of your academic record from secondary and higher education;
  • motivational letter of +/- 500 words in which you explain your reasons for applying for the Holland Scholarship;
  • two reference letters.

Please note that you can only submit the form if you have already applied for one of the Humanities Bachelor's programmes in Studielink.

Scholarship application form (Word)


The scholarship application deadline is 1 April.

Submit your application for the Holland Scholarship

Read more about the Holland Scholarship

Other sources of financial aid

Scholarships and grants may be available from the Dutch Ministry of Education and Sciences or the Ministry for Higher Education in your own country. In certain cases, it is also possible for Dutch/EU students to receive a monthly student loan from the Dutch government (via DUO).

Read more about other financial aid