Oranjewoud Fund Grant

The FB Oranjewoud Fund grant is a scholarship of €5,000 to max €10,000 and is offered by the FB Oranjewoud Fundation. The FB Oranjewoud Fundation aims to improve the social, economic and cultural climate in the northern part of The Netherlands. The grant is intended for excellent students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to take a Certificate or Master programme at our location in Leeuwarden.

Application criteria

  • You hold a nationality from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
  • You have been accepted to the full-time VHL University of Applied Sciences (VHL) Certificate programme Sustainable Water Technology or the Master Innovative Dairy Chain Management in Leeuwarden.
  • You have not studied at a higher education institution in The Netherlands before.
  • You have a good knowledge of the English language (at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).
  • You have excellent study results (e.g. at least GPA 3.0).
  • Your personal statement shows your personal motivation, future plan and the impact of your professional development for your home country and The Netherlands (250-500 words). 

Application deadline 

Application for the Oranjewoud Fund is open for the academic year 2023-2024. Please make sure to send in your application before May 15.

How to apply 

To apply for the FB Oranjewoud Fund grant you must have registered to a programme at VHL University of Applied Sciences, i.e. you will first have to apply for a VHL programme through the regular online application procedure. You can then fill in the FB Oranjewoud Fund Grant application form to apply for the grant.

(You are only eligible for the grant when you have been conditionally admitted for a study programme at VHL. The university will select candidates. Selected candidates will be contacted directly).

For more information please send an e-mail to [email protected].