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New Holland Scholarship Australia

The New Holland Scholarship Australia (NHS Australia) offers credit mobility scholarships to students from Australia who would like to study in the Netherlands for a short period and become part of the long-standing historic ties between the two countries.

To celebrate the first recorded European landing on Western Australian soil by the Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog 400 years ago, the Dutch government has initiated and finances the NHS-Australia in cooperation with the Dutch consulate in Australia. It aims to increase the academic cooperation between Australia and the Netherlands. One of the main pillars of the programme is to stimulate new bilateral partnerships between Australian and Dutch universities and deepen existing ones. The New Holland Scholarship Australia (NHS Australia) offers credit mobility scholarships to students from Australia who would like to study in the Netherlands for a short period and become part of the long-standing historic ties between the two countries.

Scholarship value

2.500 Euro in Australian Dollars.

Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Australia

Application requirements

 Please contact your home university as soon as possible. There are scholarships for students from our Australian partner universities UTS, UniSA and UNSW. Your home university will decide on the selection procedure. You can contact the International Office of your home university.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students should meet all the exchange requirements as listed on the exchange website.

  • Australian nationality;
  • Bachelor or Master student at a participating Australian university;
  • Start your study/research at the University of Twente between¬†February and December;
  • Have a study period in the Netherlands of 1 semester;
  • Are admitted by the University of Twente;
  • Are prepared to complete a survey after the study period.