Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES)

Graduate School of Social Sciences
The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).

In 2014, a new prestigious scholarship programme was launched, targeting exceptionally talented Master’s students from outside Europe. The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).

Application
The Graduate School of Social Sciences would like to invite potentially eligible Social Science students to apply for the AES scholarship.

Are you an exceptionally talented student, are you from a non-EU/EEA country, do you meet the additional requirements and are you interested in applying for the AES-scholarship programme? Then please apply through our online form.

Please note:

The application deadline is 15 January 2019, 23:59 CET.
Download the requirements and instructions for applications AES Scholarship
How to apply?
You can submit your application by completing the following steps:

Submit your application for the Master programme of your choice. Note that your application needs to be complete, so with all required documents including valid language test scores.
Receive your UvA student number and master application file number
Fill out and submit the application form for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (you will need both your student number and your master application file number)
Application form Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship
Selection
Only students who have been admitted to one of the English-taught, selective Master’s programmes of the GSSS can be awarded an AES scholarship. Students are selected for the AES on the basis of outstanding excellence, extra curriculair activities and high English language proficiency. Selection of candidates takes place in March. Applicants will be informed no later than mid-May.

Please note that the AES scholarship is highly competitive: in 2018 there were six scholarships for UvA students. The Graduate School of Social Sciences was proud to welcome one of them.

Questions
If you have any questions regarding the AES please send an email to: international-office-csw@uva.nl

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