University of Twente Scholarships for International Students

Start your study adventure in the Netherlands. Good news! The University of Twente Scholarship is currently open. In this article, we will explain in detail about this scholarship, its application benefits, and the step-by-step application process.

University of Twente Scholarship 2025-2026 is a fully funded masters scholarship for international students. Approximately 50 scholarships are available with a value of € 3,000 – € 22,000 for one year. However, students can receive an additional UTS to cover the expenses of the second year.

These scholarships vary from government grants to funding by organizations or private persons. In addition, faculties and the University of Twente Scholarship Foundation (UTS) offer a limited number of scholarships to excellent students. Two scholarships can be awarded to UTS recipients: Kipaji Scholarship and Professor de Winter Scholarship. These scholarships have additional requirements.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Institution(s): University of Twente
  • Study in: Netherlands
  • Program Period: 2 years
  • Number of Available Scholarships: Approximately 50 scholarships are available
  • Deadline:
    • Application deadline – Round 1: 15 October 2024 to 1 February 2025
    • Application deadline – Round 2: 1 February 2025 to 1 May 2025

Courses Offered

Following Master’s Programs offered at the University:

  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Information Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Communication Studies
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Educational Science and Technology
  • Embedded Systems
  • Environmental and Energy Management
  • European Studies
  • Human Media Interaction
  • Health Sciences
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Internet Science & Technology
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Society
  • Public Administration
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control

Scholarship Coverage

The University of Twente Scholarship provides the recipient with:

  • € 3,000 – € 22,000 for one year.
  • In the case of a two-year study program, students can receive an additional UTS of an amount equal to that in the first year to cover the expenses of the second year. However, the scholarship will only be continued during the second year when students meet the process requirements for the UTS.
  • You must have obtained:
    • An average grade of 7 (out of 10) at the end of the third quartile of the first year
    • At least 50% of European Credits at the end of the third quartile of the first year

Eligibility Criteria for the University of Twente Scholarship

To qualify for the University of Twente Scholarship (UTS), you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Required Language: You comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the sub-score of speaking skills.
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • Application for a UT scholarship is a procedure separate from the application for course entry at the University of Twente. Regardless of funding, you will need to gain an admission letter first.
  • You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT Master programs starting in the next academic year (September). Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results.
  • You must have a student number.
  • You have not graduated from a UT (under)graduate program;
  • You comply with the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable);
  • You are not eligible for a Dutch study loan;
  • The University Twente Scholarship is a scholarship for excellent students. Typically this means that you belong to the best 5 to 10 percent of your class

How to Apply for the University of Twente Scholarship?

Please follow the following instructions to avail the University of Twente Scholarship:

  1. You have to apply for a Master’s program first. You need to create an account on the university website from here.
  2. Once you applied for a Master’s program and received a (conditional) admission letter, you can apply for the scholarship with your student number.
  3. Click here to fill out the online application to be able to get the scholarship.


To learn more about the University of Twente Scholarship, please visit the official website:

Official Website

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