Saturday, November 17, 2018

Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) for International Student in Netherlands

Radboud University Nijmegen (abbreviated as RU, Dutch: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, formerly Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen) is a public university with a strong focus on research located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. It was established on 17 October 1923 and is situated in the oldest city of the Netherlands. The RU has seven faculties and enrolls over 19,900 students. The university features many student associations which encourage participation in extracurricular activities.
The first Nijmegen University was founded in 1655 and terminated around 1680. The Radboud University Nijmegen was established in 1923 as the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen (Catholic University of Nijmegen) and started out with 27 professors and 189 students. It was founded because the Roman Catholic community wanted its own university. At the time, Roman Catholics in the Netherlands were disadvantaged and occupied almost no higher posts in government. After fierce competition with the cities of Den Bosch, Tilburg, The Hague, and Maastricht, Nijmegen was chosen to house the university. The subsequent Second World War hit the university hard. Many prominent members were lost, among them professors Robert Regout [nl] and Titus Brandsma. 


  • You have been admitted to a (Research-) Master's programme at the Faculty of Arts
  • You are an international student from a country outside the EU/EEA and fulfil the selection criteria and eligibility requirements of either the Radboud Scholarship Programme or the Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme
  • You have been a selected scholarship candidate and accept the offer of either the Radboud Scholarship Programme or the Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme


  • To provide very promising students without sufficient financial means the opportunity to complete one of our (Research-) Master's programmes.
  • In the study year 2019/2020, five supplementary scholarships will be awarded to RSP or OTS recipients from one of the above mentioned study programmes
  • The Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Funds consists of €2500 per student, which will be paid in 10 instalments throughout the academic year

How To Apply:

  • The mode of applying this scholarship is online.
  • There is no specific application procedure for the Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Funds since the scholarship is linked to the accepted offer of the RSP or OTS. Please notice the Deadline to apply for the RSP and the OTS.

1 March 2019

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