October 6, 2016

Professor De Winter Scholarships at University of Twente Netherlands for Women Worldwide

Professor De Winter Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (Masters)
Provider: Heirs of Prof and Mrs de Winter
Country to Study in: Netherlands

Scholarship Description
The University of Twente, through the inheritors of Professor de Winter and his wife, offers the Professor De Winter Master’s Scholarships in Netherlands for Women at for Students of both Non-EU/EEA and EU/EEA Countries.

The Professor de Winter Scholarship is provided by the inheritors of Professor de Winter and his wife. Professor de Winter was one of the founders of the research and education department of the ‘Technische Hogeschool Twente’ – which later became the University of Twente. In 1969 he became the first career counselor of Technical Physics. At that time, he had already been appointed as professor of Applied Physics at the department of Electrical Engineering.

Professor de Winter and Mrs. de Winter were highly involved in UT Physics programmes and with ‘their’ students. Their heirs continue to be involved in their honour by awarding a scholarship of € 7,500.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility:
This scholarship is only available to excellent female students.

Eligible groups
Citizens of BOTH EU/EEA and the Non-EU/EEA countries

Participating Institutions
University of Twente, Netherland

Fields of study
Eligible courses of study are:
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Human Media Interaction
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control
  • Telematics
Number of awards
Not specified by sponsor

Sponsorship duration
The selected study programmes for this scholarship have a duration of two years. Students can receive an additional scholarship amount equal to that in the first year to cover the expenses of the second year. However, the scholarship will only be continued during the second when students meet the process requirements for the scholarship.

These progress requirements in order to get a scholarship for the second year are:
  • The student must have obtained an average grade of 7 (out of 10) at the end of the third quartile of the first year of the programme;
  • The student must have obtained at least 50% of European Credits at the end of the third quartile of the first year programme;
  • The student must have obtained 90% of European Credits before start of the second year programme.
Scholarship benefits
The value of the scholarship is €7,500 per year for the full duration of your Master’s programme. If you have applied for a two-year programme, make sure you read the information about the two-year study programmes above.

Method of Application
In order to be eligible for a Professor De Winter Scholarship, you should meet all the requirements. You cannot apply for a Professor de Winter scholarship yourself. You need to be nominated by your faculty, after you have applied for the University of Twente Scholarship (UTS). You may now Apply for University of Twente Scholarship.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this scholarship award.

The deadline for all applications is 31 March 2017

University of Twente (Universiteit Twente in Dutch) is a university located in Enschede, Netherlands. It offers research and degree programmes in the social and behavioral sciences and in engineering.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in The Netherlands for International Students

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