The Amsterdam Physics and Astronomy Scholarship (APAS) is a scholarship of € 5,000 (for starters in 2020-2021) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (P&A is a two year programme). This scholarship is for students in the joint degree Master's in Physics and Astronomy only. There are six scholarships available in 2020-2021, one for each track.
Candidates wishing to apply for an APAS programme should:
The deadline for application is 1 March.
In addition to the admission requirements of the Master's programme, eligible candidates are selected on the basis of their academic excellence and promise in the proposed field as evidenced by:
Application for the Amsterdam Physics and Astronomy Scholarship is part of the application procedure for the Master’s programme of your choice. On your application form we ask whether you want to be considered for a UvA scholarship. Please check this box if you want to be considered and if you fulfill all requirements mentioned above.
Furthermore, you should include a paragraph in your motivation letter in which you explain why you wish to be nominated for the Amsterdam Physics and Astronomy Scholarship, and what it would mean for your future academic career.
After applying, the coordinators of the MSc Programmes decide which students qualify to apply for the scholarship. All students will be informed as soon as possible.
Specific questions may be posed in writing to the International Team of the Faculty of Science, firstname.lastname@example.org.