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Summer programmes

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 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
Security Governance and Conflict Resolution   BA   16 June - 4 July 2019
Planning the Cycling City   MA   16 June - 4 July 2019
Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities   BA/MA   30 June - 18 July 2019
A Peaceful Mind   BA/MA   30 June - 19 July 2019
The Circular City   MA   30 June - 18 July 2019
Urban Studies: Sense, Space & Strategy   BA   7 July - 25 July 2019
Introduction to Sexuality Studies   BA   (Awarded 2019)
Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour   BA/MA   (Awarded 2019)
Migration and Integration   MA   (Awarded 2019)

Application deadline:

Click through to the programme page to see application deadline: it is 15 March or 1 April, programme depending.

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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