Special EU Scholarship for EU/EEA/UK/Ukrainian Students (Bachelor)

After offering scholarships to international students for a number of years, Wittenborg is expanding its scholarship policy and strategy. To improve affordability and access to high-quality higher education in the Netherlands, Wittenborg is offering a special scholarship to highly motivated and internationally oriented European students.

A €5,000 tuition fees scholarship per year for a maximum duration of four years will be offered to qualified top-talent students to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Wittenborg in Apeldoorn and Amsterdam. For the master`s students this is a one-time scholarship.

The business degree offers fast employability options and employment prospects in the future are high. The Wittenborg programmes are truly international. Scholarship recipients will get a chance to enjoy one of the best international classrooms in the Netherlands and be part of the next generation of global leaders in business.

Wittenborg's bachelor's degree is double accredited (NVAO & FIBAA) and holds international accreditation for internationalisation from the ECA.

This scholarship is available for every bachelor's programme at Wittenborg.

Selection & Renewal | Scholarship Terms & Conditions

The scholarship is highly competitive: only applicants with excellent study results and motivation may receive a scholarship. The feedback regarding the application will be known within 2 working weeks after the scholarship application.

The scholarship is renewed yearly based on the student’s motivation and satisfactory academic performance. A minimum of 50 European Credits is required for the scholarship to be renewed. Through intensive feedback (4 times a year), any deficiency in any subject area is identified and support can be provided in good time.

If the scholarship is not renewed, you may continue your studies at Wittenborg at your own cost or choose to transfer your credit to another school. In the latter case, a certificate of attendance and a transcript of the achieved credits will be given.

Who can apply for the EU Scholarship?

Who can apply for the EU Scholarship?

Requirements for Application:

  • Have an EU/EEA/UK or Ukrainian nationality.
  • You must be a proficient English speaker and have a test score equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or CEFR B2 (TOEFL and Cambridge tests also accepted). 
  • Alternatively,  you must have 70% score in English in your high school.
  • You must be a hardworking and passionate student with 75% GPA.
  • You can only apply for this scholarship as a full-time student.

Application documents required:

  1. Your academic records.
  2. A motivation letter showing your passion for business and why you deserve this scholarship.
  3. Reference from your school or someone in a position of good standing (not parents or siblings).

Selection & Renewal | Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Selection & Renewal | Scholarship Terms & Conditions

General terms and conditions

General Terms and Conditions as published in the Education & Examination Guide apply.

Specifically for the EU Scholarship:

There is no cash value to the scholarships. Awards are directly entered onto the student’s university fee invoice. Students who defer their admission or intermit their studies will automatically lose the scholarship. In rare circumstances, exemptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. Dismissal due to disciplinary actions will lead to automatic withdrawal of the scholarship.

Wittenborg's bachelor's degree is double accredited (NVAO & FIBAA) and holds international accreditation for internationalisation from the ECA.

Student support  

Study Support

Before you start:  

  • a) Pre-enrolment self-assessment package
  • b) Self-study preparation package including a detailed reading list and recorded lessons are provided to prospective applicants

When enrolled:

  • a) A study-buddy from current  students peer to help you navigate university life
  • b) A dedicated personal academic tutor to advise and mentor you throughout your studies
  • c) English language support