Graduate School of Social Sciences

UvA Student Scholarships 2019

Are you a current UvA student with an interest in international education, and innovative academic programmes? Look no further: apply for a UvA Student Scholarship today!

The Summer Programmes Office, part of the Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, is offering one Summer Programmes Student Scholarship for each of the ten programmes listed below running in summer 2019.

Eligibility requirements:

Applicants must be a current student at the University of Amsterdam, and currently studying (or recently finished studying) in a related programme. The Student Scholar must be available in the month before the start of the programme, and the duration of the programme itself. Below is an overview of qualifying programmes.

Qualifying programmes:

Programme Level Academic Dates
Introduction to Sexuality Studies Bachelor 16 June - 4 July 2019
Security Governance and Conflict Resolution Bachelor 16 June - 4 July 2019
Planning the Cycling City Master 16 June - 4 July 2019
Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities Bachelor/Master 30 June - 18 July 2019
The Politics of Ageing Master 30 June - 18 July 2019
A Peaceful Mind Bachelor/Master 30 June - 19 July 2019
The Circular City Master 30 June - 18 July 2019
Migration and Integration Master 30 June - 18 July 2019
The Everyday City and Beyond Bachelor 7 July - 25 July 2019
Urban Studies: Sense, Space & Strategy Bachelor 7 July - 25 July 2019

Application deadline:

The application deadline for all of the above programmes is 10 January 2019, the early admission deadline for all programmes.

Scholarship value:

This scholarship covers all academic fees for the programme to which you are applying.


Student Scholars apply for a hybrid position in the programme of their choice. They receive a full scholarship to study in the programme, and in addition to attending all class sessions, they also assist with the smooth-running of the programme. As a Student Scholar, you will work closely with the Summer Programmes Office and the Academic Director(s) to ensure the programme is a success. You will also act as a local reference for your international classmates, and help them feel more at home while they are in Amsterdam.

How to apply:

When applying via the online application system on our website (, please indicate this opportunity in the scholarship field. In addition, please expand on the required personal statement (visit the How to apply page on each programme website for more details) the ways in which this programme and scholarship would benefit you academically, professionally, and/or personally. Be sure to list any relevant experience in planning academic events/programmes, and give us a clear picture of how you will fit in to the programme to which you are applying, and our team.


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Published by  GSSS

5 November 2018