Maastricht University Holland-High Potential scholarship-MSc in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management Ongoing

Awarded By: Maastricht University in Netherlands
Updated on Mar 13, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Amount: Not Available

Scholarship Overview

The Scholarship programme consists of both the High Potential Scholarship (funded by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund), and the Holland Scholarship, which is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Maastricht University in Netherlands
    • Master of Science in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management


Scholarship amount details

  • Living expenses – € 12,350* (13 months) or € 23,750* (25 months)
  • Health & liability insurance – € 700
  • Visa application costs – € 210
  • Tuition fees – At cost
  • Pre-Academic Training costs – At cost

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Switzerland, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Mauritius, Ukraine, South Africa, Philippines, Bangladesh, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Curriculum vitae – CV should be up-to-date, contain relevant information about education and (job) experience, and should not be longer 2 A4 pages
  • Letter of Recommendation:
    • The contact details of the referee
    • Please note that we will be in contact with your referee and ensure that you take the following steps when choosing a referee and submitting their details
    • Relationship to applicant: indicate your referee’s connection to you; is this your professor, thesis supervisor, employer? Please remember that family members may not function as referees
    • The telephone number of the referee: Make sure to add the applicable country calling code
    • Email address of the referee: Work email addresses are preferred
  • Letter of motivation:
    • letter of motivation should be up-to-date, tailored specifically to this Scholarship programme, and no longer than 1 A4 page
    • Be sure to argue why this scholarship is important, why the applicant should be selected, and what the applicant role as an ambassador of Maastricht University would be during their scholarship period, and during the upcoming years after they finish their studies at UM
  • Proof of academic excellence:
    • Upload one of the following documents in order to prove your academic excellence:
  • 1 Your university transcript that explicitly states your grade point average or class ranking (ie first class honours) for your entire study programme; or,
    • 2 A letter signed by your institution’s Head of Department or Registrar stating that you are one of the top 20 students in the graduating year of your study programme Please ensure that the letter contains the contact details of your Head of Department or Registrar
  • Personal statement of financial needs Please explain why you would benefit from being awarded a scholarship and describe your personal circumstances such as financial difficulty, sole parent/caretaking responsibilities, medical condition, disability, refugee status etc

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official Transcripts Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Personal statement Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date 1 February 2024
Contact email: hhpscholarship@maastrichtuniversitynl
Contact number: 31 43 388 5388

Additional Information:

  • only the master programmes in the list above are eligible for a UM NL-High Potential Scholarship
  • Please note: you can apply for the master programme at UM and the scholarship simultaneously. However, you must be conditionally approved for admission to your master programme in order to be awarded a scholarship
  • Please note: if your study programme requires the payment of a handling fee as part of your programme’s admissions procedure, the UM International Services Desk does not cover handling fees. You are responsible for paying any handling fee your programme may require by 1 February, 2024. To check whether your programme requires the payment of a handling fee, please check your programme’s webpage under the menu tab ‘Admission requirements’

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor degree in a relevant domain
  • Relevant domain are: Anthropology, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business and Management, Communication Sciences, Dentistry, Economics, Econometrics, European Law, European Public Health, European Studies, Health and Life, Health and Society, Health Economics, Health Sciences, International Business (Administration), Management Sciences, Medicine, Movement Sciences, Nursing Sciences, Organization Sciences, Pharmacy, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology
  • Applicants with the domain not mentioned above will be considered separately by the admission board to verify that the domain is relevant or not
  • GRE with a minimum score of 144 in Verbal reasoning, 144 in Quantitative reasoning and
  • 30 in Analytical writing


  • must hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland or Surinam and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands
  • do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country
  • have applied for admission to a participating full-time master programme at Maastricht University (participating programmes) for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • meet the specific admission requirements of the UM master programme to which you have applied
  • have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme in the Netherlands Students who have completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply
  • are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2024
  • have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by their latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence If several applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2024-2025 scholarship programme applicants

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 90)
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
GRE Required (minimum score 288)
12 Required
UG Required


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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, Personal statement, LOR, CV.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time