World Citizen Talent Scholarship – Hague University – Netherlands

Hague UniversityHague University – Netherlands offers a total of 9 scholarships to students who would like to start their Master programme during the academic year 2014-2015. At € 5,000 each, the scholarships covers a large sum of the university’s tuition fee and will only be awarded once. The scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee waiver.

If you would like to apply for World Citizen Talent Scholarship, you can do so as of November 2013, for the academic year 2014-2015.

Eligibility scholarship
You are eligible to apply for one of these scholarships if:

  • You are enrolling for the first time for one of our International Master programmes
  • The scholarship is a tuition fee waiver.
  • You have fully completed the scholarship application form
  • You will have been provisionally accepted as a student on or before 31 March
  • You have written an essay, as explained below

Are you a world citizen?
Hague University is seeking young, intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world. If this sounds like you and the conditions listed above apply to you, all you need to do is complete the application form and write an essay of 950 to 1100 words that would convince them to provide you with a scholarship.

In the essay, describe your cultural background and explain why and how you can contribute to the multinational, multicultural beehive that is The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

Hague University is an educational united nations of 146 nationalities, where everyone speaks English. You will be taught by both local and international lecturers who have an easy way of interacting with the students. The social contact among the students also makes for an enriching study period.

International city
The Hague is the perfect home for university, it is a very international city which deserves its title – The International City of Peace & Justice. The vibrant seaside resort of Scheveningen, historic city centre and international diplomatic community all add to its international atmosphere. We know from experience that young people of every origin, colour and creed find both The Hague and The Hague University of Applied Sciences stimulating and inspiring.

When you are writing your essay, try picturing yourself as a member of this community. The university has appointed a committee to judge all essays, which should be submitted before 1 April, 2014. The judges will select the 9 students whose essays will have impressed them most and reward them with a scholarship. The decision of the jury will be binding.

By submitting your essay, you are giving them the right to publish it, if they so wish. They will also expect the lucky winners to help them with evaluations, and developments regarding the internationalization of their institute. You’ll agree that this is a small price to pay for getting an education that will open up avenues to an interesting and successful career in a field of your choice.

If you have any questions before you apply, please send an email to

More details can be found at the University’s website:

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