Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

For students who have a/are Bachelor's degree , Master's degree , PhD degree
Who need a scholarship for Study
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Description of scholarship

RSM’s full-time MBA Programme.


Scholarships are applicable to the RSM’s International  full-time MBA Programme.  


Value and type of grant:
•Scholarships are awarded as  tuition fee waivers (from final tuition fee installment).
•Merit based scholarships with values up to 25%.

Grant award period:
12 months

Closing date:
These vary per scholarship and are shown in the detail of each scholarship on the website.

Grant provider:

Scholarship Application procedure:

Application is different depending on each scholarship.  In some cases an application form is sufficient whilst with other scholarships a written essay is required. In the cases of an essay,  the subject matter for the essay is described. Information on the type of essay required can be found in the detail of each scholarship.

All scholarship applications should be sent to the Financial Aid Office, MBA Programmes at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Only electronic applications will be accepted and must be sent to

For details on eligibility, application and selection procedure, see the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University MBA Programmes Financial Aid website (

Attention: all scholarship applicants must be candidates who have already been accepted into the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University International Full-time MBA Programme.

RSM Erasmus University in collaboration with its partners.  

Application to the International Full-time MBA Programme:

Applications must include:

•Fully completed application form;

•Copy of passport photo page;

•Three mandatory essays (and one optional);

•Two letters of recommendation completed on reference forms provided;

•Official transcript and diplomas from a university or higher education Institution;

•Official GMAT* or GRE** score report;

•TOEFL** or IELTS score (optional);

•Non-refundable application fee of €100 (paper version) and €50 (online version).

* International Full-time MBA Programme, code QK8-CX-30

 ** ETS School Code 0798

After an initial selection, candidates with strong credentials will be invited to an admissions interview either with an alumnus, staff member, or faculty for further evaluation. Motivation, communication, and interpersonal skills will be assessed during the interview. Final admissions decisions will be made after the interviews. In general, the entire review process will take approximately six weeks after receipt of your application package.


Professional Achievements and Goals:
A minimum of three years’ work experience is required. Your career development to date, accomplishments made in your work, and the impact you have on your organisation will be strongly emphasized in our selection. We are interested in what professional targets you have set for yourself and how the RSM MBA programmes fit into your plan.

Academic Excellence:
Candidates must have a good university degree. Previous academic records are closely examined. All applicants are required to take the GMAT®. (GMAT® institution code is QK8-CX-30) or GRE (GRE institution code is 0798).

Leadership Potential:
Energy, drive, emotional maturity, self-confidence, and ability to manage ambiguities are evaluated.

International Outlook:
Since we emphasise diversity in the MBA Programme, students need to be able to interact and work with people from significantly different cultures and professional backgrounds. It is an advantage if your work has an international reach / scope.

English Proficiency:
Lectures are conducted in English. Students are expected to have strong command of the English language. A personal interview is part of the selection process when the level of the candidates English language skills will be evaluated. Candidates whose native language is not English may take the TOEFL (RSM institution code is 0798) The IELTS can also be submitted. Applicants from China should also be aware that the TOEFL or IELTS is a requirement for the Nuffic certificate which is now required to gain admission to the Netherlands (for details check

Personal Qualities:
We prefer to admit people who are fun to work with, flexible, and have a good sense of humour. We appreciate candidates who are committed to building long-term relationships with fellow classmates and RSM.

More information:
•Contact the RSM MBA Admissions Office:



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