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University of Groningen Talent Grant: Faculty of Arts (MA)

Selection criteria

Purposes:Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.)
Programmes:Archaeology MA, American Studies MA, Applied Linguistics MA, Arts, Culture and Media MA, English Literature and Culture MA, European Integration MA, Global Governance MA, International Relations (research), International Security MA, Journalism MA, Modern History and International Relations MA (research), Writing, Editing and Mediation MA, Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology MA, Prehistory and Proto-history of Northwest Europe MA, History of Architecture and Town Planning MA, Information Science MA, History Today MA, East Asian Studies MA, European Linguistics MA, Multilingualism MA, Middle Eastern Studies MA, International Political Economy MA
Countries of origin:Brazil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Dem. Rep., Mexico, Russia

Additional information

Eligible candidates:

Non-EU/EEA students from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russiawho have been admitted to one of the Master’s programmes or the Faculty of Arts are invited to apply.

University of Groningen - Faculty of Arts – Talent Grants will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a University of Groningen Master’s degree or participating in another scholarschip programme which covers tuition fee and/or living costs (e.g. Erasmus+ / EMA2 /NFP/Erik Bleumink Fund).
Grant information:

The grant values 50% of the annual tuition fee to be paid in monthly installments as a contribution in living costs. In 2015-2016 this will be €450 per month.

The grant is awarded for the maximum duration of the Master’s degree programme.

This means 24 months regarding a 2-year Master’s degree programme, 18 months regarding the Master’s degree programme Journalism, or 12 months regarding a 1-year Master’s degree programme.

This University of Groningen – Faculty of Arts- Talent Grant is part of the Orange Tulip Scholarship programme in which all Talent Grants are offered. Application is done via the Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) programme published via Netherlands Educational Support Offices (Neso’s) in the country of origin.
Grant provider:

University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts

Available positions:

2 grants per country ( Brazil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russia) available each year.


1 March

Students who would like to qualify for a Talent Grant should address the Netherlands Educational Support Offices (Neso) in their country. A selection committee will review the applications. Students are selected on the basis of (excellent) academic merit, result of English language test, extracurricular activities. Students will be notified as soon as possible about if they are awarded a grant.
More information: and check out the application details via Nuffic Neso’s in Brazil, China, Indonesia, Korea , Mexico or Russia.
Last modified:06 February 2019 2.09 p.m.