The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship (ASTS) is a scholarship of € 15,000 (for starters in 2020-2021) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes). For students who started with the ASTS in a previous year other amounts apply.
Candidates wishing to apply for an ASTS programme should:
The deadline for application is 1 March.
The Faculty of Science has a limited number of Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarships available. 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 Science Talent 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 Science Talent Scholarship, and what it would mean for your future academic career.
After applying, the coordinators of the MSc Programmes decide which students will be nominated 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.