Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships

About Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships

The Fulbright Commission, sponsored by Radboud University, is offering scholarships to excellent American students for study and research purposes at graduate level at Radboud University in Nijmegen. The scholarship is available for all English-taught Master’s and Research Master’s programmes at Radboud University, with the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master’s programmes and joint or double degree Master’s programmes.

The Fulbright Commission's mission is to promote mutual understanding between Dutch and American citizens by providing financial assistance for study, research and teaching. To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must have American nationality, have excellent academic marks, engage in extracurricular activities and be admitted to Radboud University Nijmegen.

Please note that U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered for any awards to the Netherlands. In addition, U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch or European Union citizenship will not be considered.

What does the scholarship cover?

For academic year 2023-2024 two scholarships can be awarded. One of which is allocated to a student at the Faculty of Science.

  • Grant amounts for one year courses:

The grant will be paid in 11 monthly installments of € 1,300. International travel will be reimbursed to a maximum of € 1000. The residence permit will be arranged and paid for by Radboud University (approximately € 207). Tuition fees are not waived, and differ per programme. Costs for insurance are covered by Fulbright.

  • Grant amounts for two year courses:

The grant for the first year of study will be paid in 12 monthly installments of € 1,300. International travel will be reimbursed to a maximum of € 1000. The costs for a visum and residence permit (approximately € 207) will also be fully covered. Tuition fees are not waived, and differ per programme. Costs for insurance are covered by Fulbright.

The grant for a two year Master's will be available for both years of study, on the condition that sufficient progress is made and sufficient results have been achieved in the first year. If awarded for the second year, the second grant period will not exceed 11 monthly installments of € 1,300.

Eligible countries or regions
United States of America
Duration of scholarship
Duration of Master's programme
Coverage of scholarship
Partial scholarship
Involved faculty
Faculty of Science
Amount of scholarship
Monthly installments of € 1,300.

How to apply

For more information please see the Fulbright website.

Scholarship applications for 2023-2024 are open and close on Tuesday 11 October 2022 at 5 pm Eastern Time. Applicants are required to have applied separately to Radboud University by 1 January 2023 for admission to the Master’s programme of their choice via the online application procedure, independent of their Fulbright application. At the time of application or later during the selection process for the Fulbright grant, scholarship candidates must be admitted to an English taught Master's program at Radboud University and provide a letter of admission. The Radboud University application process opens 1 October 2022. The application results will be made known at the end of March 2023.