The Holland Scholarship is a scholarship made available by the Dutch Ministry of Education Culture and Science together with Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. It is meant for students who want to study, do research or an internship outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Are you already studying at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie? Are you thinking of studying, or doing research or an internship outside of Europe? Then expand your horizon and make yourself stand out with more international experience.

For whom?

The Holland Scholarship is available for students of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie who want to study, do research or an internship outside of the EEA.

Scholarship amount

The scholarship amounts to a one-off payment of € 1,250 and is meant as a contribution towards your study expenses.

Selection criteria

• You are following a full-time programme at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie.

• You will use the scholarship for studying, doing research or an internship with a minimum duration of three months and a minimum of 15 ECTS.

• Your study, research or internship will take place in a country outside the EEA.

How to apply

You need to apply for the Holland Scholarship at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. There is no application deadline, but we recommend that you apply for the scholarship at least 3 months before you plan to go abroad. Check the intranet for more information.



You can find more information about the Holland Scholarship on (in Dutch). The WilWeg website contains a range of information about studying, doing research or internships abroad in general. So if you want to read testimonials of Dutch students who have gone abroad, then check (in Dutch).