Study in Netherlands! Govt Scholarships without IELTS for International Students

If you dream of studying in the Netherlands, seize the opportunity with the NL Scholarships 2024, formerly known as the Holland Government Scholarships. Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science, along with various Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences, this scholarship is open to international students from all nationalities (outside the EEA) aiming to pursue their education in the Netherlands.


  • Bachelor and master’s degree students can apply for scholarship amounts of €5,000 per year, along with additional benefits.

Eligibility: The NL Scholarships are open to international students who meet the following criteria:

  • Students of any nationality outside the EEA.
  • Full-time bachelor’s or master’s program applicants at participating Dutch higher education institutions.
  • Those who meet the specific requirements of their chosen institution.

Participating Universities: Several prestigious Dutch universities are participating in the 2024-2025 academic year, including Leiden University, Utrecht University, University of Groningen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and more.

Application Process:

  1. Start by applying for admission to any of the participating institutions.
  2. Visit the official scholarship webpage for links to institutions’ admission pages and requirements.
  3. Read the Code of Conduct and follow all instructions for the NL Scholarships program.

IELTS Requirement: English language requirements may vary, but generally, presenting an IELTS test result may not be mandatory. Institutions may accept alternative proofs of English language proficiency. Reach out to your chosen institution to inquire about acceptable alternatives.

Application Deadline: Varies by Institution

Embark on your academic journey in the Netherlands without the hassle of IELTS. Visit the Official Website for more details and kickstart your application today!

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