There are various kinds of grants and scholarships international students can apply for. Often these are targeted for specific purposes or projects.
Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP)
The NFP Fellowship is intended for professionals from 51 selected countries in Asia, Africa,
Latin America and Eastern Europe. Individual Dutch embassies have their own focus area to support the development goals of the Netherlands in that NFP country.
students in our Master of Arts in Fine Art and Design programmes (Fine Art and Scenography) and Master of Music who meet
the eligibility criteria can apply. Please contact HKU Service Desk Student Affairs if you are considering applying for a NFP Fellowship.
Funds for a study abroad
Bachelor students who go abroad for an exchange, project or internship during their study at HKU can apply for funding from the Erasmus or Jan van Scorelfund for their study period abroad.
There are limited possiblilities for international students to apply for a scholarship for the continuation of study after graduation. Read more (in Dutch).
HKU offers Talent grants for non-EEA students who are not covered by the WSF 2000 nationality criteria and have not obtained a prior Dutch degree. Read more about the Profileringsfonds.
Funding for HKU Utrechts Conservatorium students
The National Music Fund (NMF) supports musician’s personal development and the
maximal expression of their musicality. Qualifying studyents can receive funding for a new instrument. Read more about the National Music Fund.
The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and HKU University of the Arts Utrecht.
The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).