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University College Groningen Scholarship Programme (USP) 2018/2019. Fully-funded for International Undergraduate Students

The University College Groningen, Netherlands is offering 2 full scholarships to international students intending to undertake Undergraduate studies at the University for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Application Deadline: 1st February 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University College Groningen, the Netherlands

Eligible Fields of Study: Liberal Arts and Sciences BA/BSc

About the Award: The USP scholarship is intended for students with an excellent academic profile, but who require financial assistance to study. Evidence of social engagement and extracurricular activities will support your request for funding. UCG aims to reward students with great ambition, but who also have a great passion for social engagement and who are determined to make a positive impact during their studies at UCG. There are two USP scholarships available for the academic year of 2017/2018

Type: Undergraduate

Eligibility:  Non-EU students (paying international tuition fees) with an excellent academic profile

Number of Awardees: 2

Value of Scholarship: The USP Scholarship is a grant towards study and living costs. The value is €12,000.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of programme

How to Apply: 

1. Submit a letter of motivation to explain why you believe you should be considered for a scholarship. This should:

  • Be a maximum of 500 words in a Word document.
  • Explain why you believe you deserve a scholarship and why you need financial assistance for your studies (this is not why you want to apply for the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree as you will have already explained this in your application ).
  • Explain your experiences with social engagement and extracurricular events. Explain how you want to contribute to society in the future, what issues are important to you and why it is important for you to be awarded the USP scholarship. Also explain your ambitions and how you would like to achieve these ambitions and goals during your studies at UCG.
  • Be emailed to newstudents.ucg@rug.nl no later than 1 February 2018 – the email title must be: ‘Letter of Motivation – USP Scholarship’.
  • In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must complete your application in OAS before 1 February 2018 as well.

2. An additional assessment and providing financial proof of your need for funding is part of the selection procedure. The Admission & Enrolment Coordinator will inform you about the final decision.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: University College Groningen

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