ISS Masters Scholarships Program in Development Studies for International Students, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) has established two funds i.e. ISS scholarship fund for excellent students and ISS hardship fund. Both funds are open for international and Dutch students for pursuing MA program in Development Studies. ISS Scholarship Fund is awarding a total of 20 scholarships covering 40% of the tuition fee while ISS Hardship Fund provides a fee discount of up to 30% of the tuition fee. The application deadline is 15 June, 2015.
Participating Institute: International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in Netherlands.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for MA program in Development Studies.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master (MA) program.
- ISS Scholarship Fund: People with relevant work experience, a degree in one of the social sciences (upper second or first class) and a strong motivation to study at ISS, or recent graduates with a first class degree in one of the social sciences and a strong motivation to study at ISS.
- ISS Hardship Fund: Students who do not comply with the criteria for the scholarship fund for excellent students but do not have sufficient means to pay the entire tuition fee can apply to the ISS Hardship Fund.
Eligible Nationalities: Dutch and international students can apply for these ISS scholarships.
What does it cover:
ISS Scholarship Fund: Each worth 40% of the tuition fee (for the MA 2015-2016: € 5,800),
ISS Hardship Fund: This fund can provide a fee discount of up to 30% of the tuition fee (for the MA 2015-2016: € 4,350).
Notification: The decision will be taken in early July. Students selected for the fellowship will be informed by the international office.
Application Procedure: To apply for one of the funds, applicants should send in their requests to the ISS student office email address before 15 June 2015. Requests should explain shortly the reason why a fee reduction will enlarge your opportunity to study at ISS and include detailed financial information (including supporting bank statements) to prove your ability to support yourself for the remaining tuition fee, the living expenses and health insurance.
Deadline: The application deadline is 15 June, 2015.