Our World Citizen Talent Scholarship, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
We offer a total of 54 scholarships to students who would like to start their bachelor programme during the academic year 2013-2014. At €5,000 each, the scholarships cover almost two-thirds of the total first year university’s tuition fee and will only be awarded once.
You are eligible to apply for one of these scholarships if:
You come from outside the European Union (and not from Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Surinam)
You are enrolling for the first time for the first year of one of our bachelor programmes
You would otherwise have to pay the full institutional tuition fee rate
You have never used this scholarship scheme before
You have fully completed the scholarship application form
You will have been provisionally accepted as a student on or before 31 March
You have written an essay, as explained below
We are seeking young, intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world. If this sounds like you and the conditions listed above apply to you, all you need to do is complete the application form and write an essay of 950 to 1100 words that would convince us to provide you with a scholarship.
In the essay, describe your cultural background and explain why and how you can contribute to the multinational, multicultural beehive that is The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
Our university is an educational united nations of 146 nationalities, where everyone speaks English. You will be taught by both local and international lecturers who have an easy way of interacting with the students. The social contact among the students also makes for an enriching study period.
The Hague is the perfect home for our university, it is a very international city which deserves its title – The International City of Peace & Justice. The vibrant seaside resort of Scheveningen, historic city centre and international diplomatic community all add to its international atmosphere. We know from experience that young people of every origin, colour and creed find both The Hague and The Hague University of Applied Sciences stimulating and inspiring.
When you are writing your essay, try picturing yourself as a member of this community. The university has appointed a committee to judge all essays, which should be submitted before 1 April, 2013. The judges will select the 54 students whose essays will have impressed them most and reward them with a scholarship. The decision of the jury will be binding.
By submitting your essay, you are giving us the right to publish it, if we so wish. We will also expect the lucky winners to help us with evaluations, and developments regarding the internationalisation of our institute. We’re sure you’ll agree that this is a small price to pay for getting an education that will open up avenues to an interesting and successful career in a field of your choice.
If you have any questions before you apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that allocation of these scholarships, is only possible after your official enrolment and only after you have opened a Dutch bank account.
For more information, please visit official website.