Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship (ASTS)

For students who have a/are Master's degree
Who need a scholarship for Study
In the field of Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and computer sciences, Natural sciences
Countries Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta,
Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Description of scholarship

The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship (ASTS) offered by the Faculty of Science is aimed at non Dutch talented students from the European Union / European Economic Area who choose to do a Science Master’s programme. It is a scholarship of € 5,000 for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year for two-year Master’s programmes.


Eligible candidates

Candidates for the ASTS are selected on the basis of their academic excellence and promise in the proposed field.

Students belonging to the top 10% of graduates from their class can apply. This means an overall grade point average equivalent to at least:
3.5 (GPA American system)
1st class honours / upper division British system
8+ (Dutch EC-system);

Other qualifications like an excellent level of English are also in place. Details on that and other requirements can be found following the link below.


Value and purpose of grant:

EUR 15,000 per academic year

Grant award period:

Max. 2 years in case of a two year programme (conditions to receive the scholarship the second year apply)

Application deadline:


Extra facilities:

To be announced if applicable

Grant provider:

University of Amsterdam; Faculty of Science

Application procedure:

Application for the ASTS is part of the application procedure for the Master’s programme of your choice. Please follow the steps mentioned on the application pages carefully.

More information: 







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