Are you eager to study at Faculty ITC of the University of Twente but still ask yourself questions like:

  • How am I going to pay for living and studying?
  • Am I eligible for a scholarship?

Well, good news! Courses offered by ITC are eligible for a variety of scholarships!

You got admitted and need to finance your study? Find your scholarship
Scholarship database

Get admitted first

Most scholarship providers require you to submit a provisional admission letter from ITC. You may receive this admission letter when you apply via our online application system and are found eligible.

Largest scholarship programmes

Below we have listed the largest scholarship programmes for ITC courses.

ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme

ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme ITC offers a number of partial scholarships for intake in its Master’s Geo-information Science and Earth Observation. In a competitive procedure, scholarships will be allocated to students with excellent previous study results. Applicants must be residing in and being a national of a country listed on the OECD approved List of Recipients of Official Development Assistance.

Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to mid-career professionals from developing countries with a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts. Our Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation is a JJ/WBGSP preferred programme. 

MENA / MSP Scholarship Programme

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (or MSP) funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers scholarships to professionals from ten countries (see the eligible country list here). The scholarships can be used for short courses, with a duration up to 90 days, in the Netherlands.

Netherlands Fellowship Programme / Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) (the former NFP) is a scholarship programme funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is targeted at professionals from selected developing countries who, after their studies in the Netherlands, will be able to further develop and strengthen the organizations at which they work. The majority of ITC's programmes is eligible for OKP/NFP.

Start early

Applying for a scholarship can be a quite an endeavor so start early. We hope this information will be supportive in realizing your ambition to study at ITC. We wish you good luck with your application and we are here if you need help during the application process!

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We talked to students who are here on one of the three largest scholarship programmes for our Master's programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation.