ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme

What's the Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation about?

The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme provides a partial scholarship which is available to students with a very good academic track record, and who are applying for ITC's Master's degree programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation with specializations in various domains.

A number of partial scholarships are available from the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme (ITC-ES), which can be awarded to applicants with a very good academic track record. The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students applying for the faculty ITC's Master’s degree programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation with specialisations in:

What is expected of you?

We expect applicants to score an average mark for the ITC study programme that falls in the 10% highest mark range obtained by our regular students. As such only academically excellent applicants will be selected for the award of these scholarships.

Before the end of the first academic year, a progress appraisal will be made to determine if the candidate is making satisfactory progress and if the ITC Excellence Scholarship funding may be continued to the second year. For the continuation of the fellowship into the second academic year of the programme, the student should have obtained at least all but 7EC (study points) ie. 53 out of the available 60 EC, before the start of the second academic year.

Scholarship value

As this is a partial scholarship, admitted applicants must be able to show that additional funding is available to complement the funding through this scholarship (i.e. covering all remaining fees and costs before the payment deadline).

FINANCIAL SUMMARY (IN EURO'S)


Total costs

Scholarship

Faculty waiver

Student's own contribution

Tuition fee*

€ 33,000

€ 18,797

€ 11,994

€ 2,209

Allowance**

€ 21,505

€ 12,318

-

€ 9,187

Insurance**

€ 1,260

-

-

€ 1,260

Residence Permit

€ 207

-

-

€ 207

Total

€ 55,972

€ 31,115

€ 11,994

€ 12,863

* tuition fees for full 2-year programme (120 EC)
** tuition fees for 2 academic years, excluding expected increase tuition fees 2023-2024: €250
*** 23 months

Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo - Brazzaville
  • Congo - Kinshasa
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Helena
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syria
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis & Futuna
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Application requirements

The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students applying for the ITC  Master’s degree programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation.

Application for the ITC Excellence Scholarship programme is a procedure separate from the application for course entry at the University of Twente. Before applying for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you first should apply for the ITC Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through our online application system to become academically accepted.

Additional requirements

Detailed deadline information

There are two deadlines to choose from. We recommend sending your application before the first deadline. This allows earlier notification and more time to ensure timely payment of the own contribution.


Application deadline

Notification deadline

Payment deadline own contribution

Round 1

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Round 2

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How to apply

First, you must have applied for the ITC Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through the on-line application system and have received an academic acceptance letter.

If subsequently you are interested to apply to the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you will have to send the completed application form. Click on the Apply button below. This will lead you to the form.

INTAKE 2022
The call for ITC Excellence Scholarship applications intake 2022 is closed. We expect to launch a similar call for the 2023 intake in December/January.
 
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Further process

After receipt of your application, the additional information will be reviewed. ITC will acknowledge receipt of your application. If it is evident that you do not fulfil the minimum requirements for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you will be notified immediately.

After the dates of the deadline, a committee will make the final selection. The selection results will be announced within three weeks of the deadline. The candidates who will be offered a scholarship will be asked to make further arrangements to cover all remaining fees and costs before the 1st of June.