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The Utrecht Excellence Scholarships (UES) is a scholarship program offered by Utrecht University in the Netherlands. This scholarship program aims to attract outstanding and highly motivated international students to pursue their undergraduate or graduate studies at the university. The UES is awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, who can contribute to the university community, and who are committed to making a positive impact on society. The UES is highly competitive, and only a limited number of scholarships are awarded each year.

Level of Study

The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as tuition fees OR tuition fees plus  the required income linked to a residence permit for study as set by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service, for one year.

The scholarship is awarded for the nominal duration of the programme.


To be eligible for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • They must be an international student from a non-EU/EEA country
  • They must have an excellent academic record and must have achieved outstanding results in their previous studies
  • They must be applying for a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program at Utrecht University
  • They must not have Dutch nationality or an EU/EEA passport
  • They must demonstrate financial need
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