No Application Fee: Netherlands Invites Nigerians to Apply for its N30 Million Scholarship

No Application Fee: Netherlands Invites Nigerians to Apply for its N30 Million Scholarship

  • A man disclosed that Maastricht University (UM) offers 24 full scholarships of €30,000 each for international students from outside Europe

The High Potential Scholarship programme is a joint initiative of the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

  • The application deadline is 1 February 2024, and the scholarship is very competitive, requiring excellent academic results

A man has revealed an ongoing Maastricht University (UM) scholarship in Netherlands.

Nigerians are invited to apply but it is required that only highly talented students from outside the European Union (EU) put in for it.

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The programme offers 24 full scholarships of € 30,000 each academic year, which include tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend, for students who have been admitted to a master’s programme at UM.

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The scholarship programme is a joint initiative of the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

Speaking with Chimezie Anajeme, a lady who had several international scholarships, including DAAD Scholarship, she said her success in that area had always been down to God, hard work, and luck.

She told Legit.ng:

"Find God. Honestly, I won't say a lot of good things that have happened to me is my efforts. Luck, which I will love to call divine help (through God), also did it for me. In fact, when I am passing through a very difficult moment, he helps me a lot because I find a way to put my issue in line with his purpose for humankind."

For more information, watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Opolo Betty reacted:

“Am a proud alumni of this university.”

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EWhiteTiger said:

“Interested I need more information.”

TsholofeloReaMog wrote:

“I would like to apply please kindly assist.”

Gal Rimey commented:

“I want to apply for masters but I don't have passport just I have travel document of Uganda.”

Naomi Daniels:

“Am stuck on the link, it's showing me that webpage not available.”

User559194032554:

“Hello.i want to apply for bachelor's in civil engineering ..i hv a passport and everything....am i eligible.”

Mdalophiria:

“Is there an application fee?”

Marybrown:

“Please I'm interested.”

Researcher lists 14 Australian universities with scholarships for Nigerians

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that researcher and scholarships consultant, Dr. Sylvie Watikum, gave hope to Nigerians who want to study abroad and on scholarship.

Watikum said there are 14 universities in Australia with no application fees for admissions. According to her, the universities would provide scholarships to international students in 2024.

The consultant, who said she has helped 12 students get scholarships in 2023, disclosed this via her X page (formerly known as Twitter) @sylviewatikum.

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Several Nigerians have moved abroad in search of greener pastures.

Source: Legit.ng

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