Application deadline: The application for the UFL Elisabeth Strouven scholarship is open! The deadline is up to and including 1 February 2020
Who is eligible?
The Elisabeth Strouven scholarship is open to talented young students registered for the Master in Global Health at Maastricht University (September 2020).
Successful candidates must meet all admission requirements of the Master in Global Health and the following application requirements:
  • Holding a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa or Asia
  • Meet the requirements for obtaining a Dutch visa (MVV residence permit)

We especially encourage female candidates with a background in health sciences, healthcare policy, innovation and chronic care, to apply for this scholarship.

Duration of the UFL Elisabeth Strouven scholarship
13 months for the one-year Global Health programme.

Amount of the UFL Elisabeth Strouven scholarship

The € 30,000 scholarship is a contribution towards your costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas and insurance for a maximum period of 13 months.
The scholarship starts and ends on the dates indicated in the award letter. See below for a breakdown of costs: 

Pre-Academic Training € 695* Arranged and paid by the UM International Service Desk
Tuition fee contribution  € 17,500* Arranged and paid by the UM International Service Desk
Living expenses per month with a maximum of 13 months € 875* Paid by the UM International Service Desk
Insurance, max. 13 months € 710* Arranged and paid by the UM International Service Desk
Visa costs € 174 Arranged and paid by the UM International Service Desk

*These amounts are subject to change for each academic year

Application procedure
Step 1: Register for the Master in Global Health at Maastricht University. Once applicants have submitted their application via Studielink, they will receive a student ID number.

Step 2: Use your student ID number to complete and submit the application form. Applicants are then required to complete the application form and send it to Ms. Lori Mees at Together with the required documents (see form). The application deadline is 1 February 2020.

Selection procedure

Step 1: Candidates will be ranked according to educational degree of excellence and experiences.

Step 2: The board of the Elisabeth Strouven Foundation will make the final decision.

Step 3: Applicants will be notified of the decision in writing at latest by April 2020. You will receive an award letter with all information about the scholarship and the UM Pre-Academic Training. The UM Pre-Academic Training is a three-week mandatory component of the Elisabeth Strouven scholarship. The Pre-Academic Train.

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