The aim of the orange tulip scholarship is to increase awareness about the opportunities in these countries and how they can benefit from investing there. The orange tulip scholarship provides opportunities for bright students from numerous Neso nations to study in the Netherlands.

If you are chosen for this scholarship, you will receive a 25% discount on your standard tuition for non-EU/EFTA students. In short, this is for two years of study for master’s students.

Please keep in mind that the Orange Tulip Scholarship is not a complete scholarship. So keep in mind that it does not cover living expenses. This scholarship is for students from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, and Russia, who have completed their Bachelor’s degrees and are studying at a Dutch university.

Wageningen University & Research has a total of 20 scholarships available, which are distributed across two countries which are:

  • India
  • Indonesia

Nuffic Neso organizes the orange tulip scholarship program, which provides bright students from the countries listed above, both bachelor’s and master’s students, with the chance to study at Wageningen University & Research.

The Orange Tulip Scholarship

Award value:

The Orange Tulip Scholarship is a gift that is intended to be used solely to cover the costs of studying at a specified higher education institution in the Netherlands, in a program to which the recipient has been formally admitted.

The scholarship may not be used to cover the student’s or anybody else’s living expenses. Therefore it is advised you have some money saved up that will cater for your living expenses upon arrival to the Netherlands.

Procedure for Application

Step 1: Apply to one of the master’s programs at Maastricht University’s designated faculty for your Neso nation. Please visit the homepage of your desired program for further information on how to apply for a master’s degree at UM. After submitting your application through Studielink, you will be assigned a Maastricht University student ID number.

Step 2: Apply for the OTS scholarship on the website of your country’s Nuffic Neso office. Clicking on your Neso nation in the table above will take you to the appropriate page.

Procedure for Selection

Step 1: In May, your Neso Office verifies that all applications are complete and delivers them to the UM International Services Desk.

Step 2: The Maastricht University faculties will conduct a competitive and excellence-based evaluation of the entire application, and the selected applicants will be notified by the UM International Services Desk by the end of May.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Neither the Dutch higher education institution nor Nuffic Neso may be held accountable or liable for any repercussions resulting from disease, accidents, or other risks associated with accepting an Orange Tulip Scholarship.
  • Orange Tulip Grant winners must follow and complete the academic program for which they were awarded the scholarship to the best of their abilities.
  • Scholarship awardees are required to present program and educational assessment information.
  • Both Nuffic Neso and the Dutch higher education institution may engage the student during and after his or her studies to inquire about his or her experiences for promotional purposes.
  • The scholarship is offered by the Dutch higher education institution directly to you.
  • The Orange Tulip Scholarship is a gift that is intended to be used solely to cover the costs of studying at a specified higher education institution in the Netherlands, in a program to which the recipient has been formally admitted.
  • The scholarship may not be used to cover the student’s or anybody else’s living expenses.
  • Any concerns about the scholarship should be addressed directly with the university.

How to Apply

You can submit your application for this award via the official website.  You can also find other related Netherlands scholarships here.

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