Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
Application for this combined VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) / Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme is open for talented, motivated students from Neso countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Vietnam
The number of scholarships varies per country:
- Brazil: 2
- China: 2
- India: 2
- Indonesia: 8
- Mexico: 2
- Russia: 2
- South Africa: 4
- South Korea: 2
- Vietnam: 2
Please note: for South African students this is a combined OTS/VUFP/Holland Scholarship application.
Value of the scholarship
100% of the tuition fee
Duration of scholarship
Students following a 2-year programme can apply for VUFP/OTS for the 2nd year if they meet the requirements. Students must obtain 100% of the required study credits to be eligible for a 2nd-year scholarship.
How to apply
1 February 2021
Documentation to provide
You have to apply for the VUFP as well as OTS, since the nominations will be done by the same committee.
You can only apply for OTS after you have submitted the complete application for the master’s programme and for the VUFP scholarship.
Please check www.vu.nl/scholarships carefully for all the requirements.
South African students
South African students need to write a motivation letter using this format:
Format motivation letter VUFP - OTS South Africa (141.74 kB) (141.74 kB)
Please note that this letter is different from the general motivation letter for the programme as it focuses on the reasons why you think you need to be selected for OTS.
Terms and conditions
By applying for OTS you agree to the Orange Tulip Scholarship terms and conditions.