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The Letje Lips Amsterdam Merit Scholarship will be awarded to a student from a non-privileged background who wishes to use a Master’s programme at the Graduate School of Humanities to better themselves and who shows a passion for the development of a just, inclusive and multicultural world.

For the academic year 2024-2025, five (5) LLAMS scholarships of €25.000 will be available.

Eligibility criteria

  • You hold a non-EU/EEA nationality and you are not eligible for the statutory tuition fees.
  • You are a first-time degree seeking student at the University of Amsterdam.
  • You have submitted a complete application at the Graduate School of Humanities for a one-year, non-selective English-taught Master’s programme (Research, Dual Master’s and one-year programmes that have a selection/interview component, are not eligible).
  • You meet the entry requirements of the Master's programme, including the English language requirements.
  • You have not been granted another scholarship in addition to the LLAMS. Please notify the Admissions Office of the Graduate School of Humanities if you have been awarded another scholarship.
  • You don’t need to have obtained your Admissions result yet at the time of the LLAMS deadline, but the LLAMS will only be awarded to a (conditionally) accepted candidate.
  • If you are selected for the LLAMS and conditionally accepted, you need to have handed in your certified documents (diploma or gradation statement, final transcripts) by 1 August 2024 at the latest.
  • You have to be able to comply with the visa regulations.
  • You will have to be definitively enrolled at the UvA as a full-time student for the academic year 2024-2025, by 31 August 2024.


Please make sure to submit both your Master's application and the LLAMS application before 15 January 2024, 23:59 GMT+1. Late or incomplete applications for the LLAMS will not be considered. Students must also have submitted a complete MyInfo application including proof of sufficient English language proficiency by this deadline in order to be considered for the LLAMS.

How to apply

You will need to submit a scholarship application parallel to your Master's application. The Master's application and the LLAMS application will be reviewed by different committees. Submit your scholarship application and Master's application by completing the following steps:

  1. Submit your complete application for a Master's programme in MyInfo. For instructions on how to apply for a Master's programme, please go to Application. Submit your MyInfo application by 15 January 2024, 23:59 GMT+1.
  2. After submitting your MyInfo application, fill out and submit your LLAMS application. You can find the link to the LLAMS application portal below,

You are asked to also upload the following filled out motivation form, and your C.V. You can upload your own C.V. Only upload files that adhere to the following title convention, otherwise we will not be able to allocate the right document to the right applicant!
First Name, Last Name, Student Number, name of document


Applications for the LLAMS will be carefully evaluated by the selection committee. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their LLAMS application no later than mid-May 2024.