Radboud Scholarships 2024 at Radboud Universiteit


The Radboud Scholarship Programme is designed for highly motivated, non-EEA students with outstanding academic achievements, offering them a chance to pursue a Master’s degree in English language at Radboud University. This Netherlands scholarship programme aims to support talented individuals by significantly reducing their financial burden.

Benefits for Students Through Radboud Scholarship

  • Tuition Fee Reduction: The scholarship lowers the tuition fee to €2,530 (for instance, in 2024/2025, instead of €17,000).
  • Additional Coverages: This includes study visa, residence permit, health insurance, and liability insurance through Aon Student Insurance in the Netherlands. However, living and study expenses are not covered.

How Much Would it Cost to Study at Radboud University Without Scholarship in 2024?

For the academic year 2024, non-EU international students attending Radboud University will be charged an annual tuition fee of €2,530. This amount is the standard statutory tuition fee set by the Dutch government. Alongside tuition fees, students should also account for living expenses including accommodation, food, transportation, and academic materials. The average monthly living cost in Nijmegen, the location of Radboud University, is estimated at around €800.

Here is a table summarizing the expenses for studying at Radboud University without a scholarship in 2024:

Tuition Fee €2,530
Living Expenses (monthly) €800
Total Living Expenses (annual) €9,600

This table provides a clear breakdown of the main costs associated with studying at Radboud University for a non-EU student.

Which Faculties are offering Radboud Scholarship 2024?

For the academic year 2024/2025, there are 28 Radboud scholarships distributed across various faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts (2)
  • Faculty of Law (5)
  • Nijmegen School of Management (4)
  • Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies (2)
  • Faculty of Science (11)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences (4)

Eligibility Criteria to Jump Through to Win Radboud Scholarship

International students must clear following eligibility standards in order to get considered for this Radboud university scholarship for the class of 2024:

  • Non-EU/non-EEA passport holders.
  • No eligibility for the lower EU/EEA tuition fee.
  • Bachelor’s degree obtained outside the Netherlands (excluding prior education in the Netherlands, except for exchange programs).
  • Meeting the English language proficiency requirement for the chosen Master’s program.
  • Full admission to the English-taught Master’s program starting on 1 September 2024.
  • Ability to comply with Dutch visa regulations.
  • Enrollment at Radboud University as a full-time student.

Application Process

  • Indicate your interest in the Radboud Scholarship in the OSIRIS Application system while applying for a Master’s program whereas other degree admissions are also possible through NL Scholarship.
  • Submit two reference letters and a curriculum vitae (can be the same as those uploaded for the Master’s program application).

Deadline of Radboud Scholarship Programme

The application deadline for the Radboud University program is set for 31 January 2024, at 23:59 Central European Summer Time (CEST). Applicants must ensure that their applications are fully completed and submitted by 14 February 2024, also at 23:59 CEST. The selection process for the program will primarily focus on the applicants’ academic excellence, their demonstrated ambition, and the relevance of their past experiences or activities in their field of study.


Important Additional Information:

  • The scholarship cannot be combined with the Radboud Encouragement Scholarship or Fulbright-Radboud Scholarship.
  • It can be combined with the NL Scholarship.
  • Continuation for the second year of a two-year Master’s program requires passing all courses in the first year.

Join Question and Answer Session for Radboud Scholarship

If you have any questions regarding the Radboud scholarship, i encourage you to sign up for our online question and answer sessions. These sessions are an excellent opportunity to have your queries addressed directly by our team. We will be hosting these Q&A sessions via Zoom on various dates, all in Central European Time (CET).


Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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