HSP Huygens Programme

Updated: 24 days ago
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Closing date: to be announced

Important Notice: because formal approval of the programme by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is still pending, the information provided here may be subject to change.

The prestigious HSP Huygens Programme is open to excellent students from all countries. It is aimed at talented students who want to come to the Netherlands in the final phase of their bachelor’s studies or during their master’s studies.

Eligibility Requirements
If you want to take part in the HSP Huygens Programme, you must meet the following requirements:

- You are an excellent student: you have obtained excellent results in all your previous studies and you are in the top 10% of students in your study or research programme.
- You must have already attended a programme of education (e.g. high school or above) in a country outside the Netherlands.
- The Dutch study programme should be registered in CROHO, the Central Register of Higher Education Programmes. You can find this information in the Dutch nomination letter provided by the Dutch host institution.
- You should be in the final phase of your bachelor’s studies, or studying towards a master’s degree in the Netherlands, and your study must be used primarily to earn a degree at the Dutch institution.
- At the start of the academic year (1 September) in which you study in the Netherlands, you must be no older than 35 years of age.
- Scholarships are only awarded for studies lasting at least 6 months, but no longer than 24 months.
- Your studies or research in the Netherlands must constitute a deepening and broadening of your previous studies.
- If you are already a graduate, you must have graduated less than two years ago.
- It is possible to do research or practical training, but it must form part of your studies (a programme on the CROHO list), i.e. you must receive study credits for it.

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