Graduate School of Social Sciences

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES)

Graduate School of Social Sciences

The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).

In 2014, a new prestigious scholarship programme was launched, targeting exceptionally talented Master’s students from outside Europe. The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes). 

Application 

The Graduate School of Social Sciences would like to invite potentially eligible Social Science students to apply for the AES scholarship.

Are you an exceptionally talented student,  are you from a non-EU/EEA country, do you meet the additional requirements and are you interested in applying for the AES-scholarship programme? Then please apply through our online form.

Please note:

  • The application deadline is 13 January 2017, 15:00 CET.

How to apply?

You can submit your application by completing the following steps:

  1. Submit your application for the Master programme of your choice. Note that your application needs to be complete, so with all required documents including valid language test scores. 
  2. Receive your UvA student number and master application file number
  3. Fill out and submit the application form for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (you will need both your student number and your master application file number)

Selection

Only students who have been admitted to one of the English-taught, selective Master's programmes of the GSSS can be awarded an AES scholarship. Students are selected for the AES on the basis of outstanding excellence. Selection of candidates takes place in March. Applicants will be informed no later than mid-May.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the AES please send an email to: international-office-csw@uva.nl

More scholarships?

Would you like to know more about scholarships for GSSS students? Please be referred to the scholarships overview.

Published by  GSSS

11 January 2017