The Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarships

The Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarships for Study in the Netherlands (Funded)

Deadline: 1st December, 2021

The Eric Bleumink Fund award scholarships to exceptional students from developing countries. These scholarships will enable you to further develop  and to make important contributions to the development of your own countries.

Since 2000, the Eric Bleumink Fund has awarded more than seventy scholarships. This means more than seventy young, ambitious and very talented people get an additional study at the University of Groningen. They were introduced to an academic culture, libraries and also international contacts they are often lacking in their homeland.

Eligibility Criteria

As a Candidate for the Eric Bleumink Fund:

  • You must have received provisional or unconditional admission for a master programme before February.
  • Have excellent academic performance, preferably through letters of recommendation.
  • You must have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;
  • You must also excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program of choice
  • Be available for the whole period of the programme and also be able to take part in the entire programme
  • Be in good health
  • Also have no other means of financing the study in question
Eligible Countries

Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia;

Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania;

Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands;

Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Timor-Leste, Sudan (Rep.);

Congo (Dem Rep.), South Sudan, Central African Republic, Zambia, Armenia, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Congo (Rep.), Congo;

El Salvador, Ghana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kosovo, Korea, Dem. Rep.;

Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nigeria, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Ukraine

What the Eric Bleumink Fund Covers

The grant is for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme.

The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance. Please note that a considerable number of students apply for this scholarship each year, whereas the University can issue only a limited number of grants.

Grant Provider

University of Groningen

How to Apply

The University of Groningen Admission Office, in consultation with the Admission Boards of its faculties, will determine which applicants will be nominated for an Eric Bleumink Fund scholarship.


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Only applicants who have received a provisional or unconditional admission offer for a master programme before February will be considered. In order to allow for enough time to process the application to a master programme by the Admission Office, such a master application should be completed by the applicant before 1st of December.

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For more information, you can also visit the webpage for the The Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarships Here.

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