December 1, 2019 (23:59 CET).



(Partially Funded)


Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarship to Study Master in Netherlands.

The Foundation Justus & Louise van Effen was established with the aim of stimulating excellent international MSc students and financially supporting them in their wish to study at TU Delft.

At TU Delft a number of scholarships are available for excellent international applicants. Justus & Louise Van Effen Excellence Scholarships are financed by the legacy of Justus and Louise van Effen. Mr. van Effen studied at TU Delft in the 1940’s and strongly believed technological developments will contribute to solving societal issues.

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Their campus offers you the two things most important for a successful education: adequate study facilities and room to relax. TU Delft has computer labs, group study spaces, coffee corners, faculty bars, sports facilities, culture, and much more. Their campus is easily accessible by public transport and only a 5 minute bike ride away from the historic city centre of Delft.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • MSc Aerospace Engineering
  • MSc Applied Earth Sciences
  • MSc Applied Mathematics
  • MSc Applied Physics
  • MSc Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences
  • Science
  • Track: Science Communication
  • Track: Signals & Systems
  • Track: Software Technology
  • Microelectronics
  • Track: Multi-Machine Engineering (former TEL)
  • Track: Opto-Mechatronics
  • Track: Physics for Energy

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Excellent international applicants (conditionally) admitted to one of the 2-year Regular TU Delft’s MSc programmes.
  • With a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in the bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university outside The Netherlands.
  • Please note that Non-EU/EFTA students must include their English test with their application (if required). EU/EFTA students can submit this document in a later stage according to the Admission instructions.
  • Only students who have been granted a scholarship will be informed by TU Delft via email by begin March 2020
  • Receiving the scholarship is conditional on the student fulfilling all admission criteria.
  • A bachelor’s degree with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 75% of the scale maximum, unless specific requirements are defined. The degree must be comparable in level to a bachelor’s degree from a research university in the Netherlands and must be closely related to your MSc programme of choice. In addition, scores for key subjects must also be good.
  • English Language Proficiency
    All TU Delft MSc-programmes are taught in English. In order to be considered for a MSc-programme, you have to prove that your English is at a sufficient level.
  • The following English language certificates and corresponding scores are accepted*:

    • A TOEFL iBT with an overall band score of at least 90 and a minimum score of 21 for each section.
    • An IELTS (academic version) with an overall Band score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 for each section.
    • A Cambridge Assessment English. Only the following certificates are accepted:
      • C1 Advanced (Certificate of Advanced English) with an overall score of 176 and a minimum of 169 for each section.
      • C2 Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English) with an overall score of 180 and a minimum of 169 for each section

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • €30.000 per year for Non-EU/EFTA students
  • €11.500 per year for EU/EFTA students This includes:
  1. Full tuition fees per year for a TU Delft MSc programme based on the statutory fee or institutional rate, according to the registered nationality, AND contribution for the living expenses.
  2. Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • .Check if you’re eligible for this scholarship
  • Complete your MSc application (check the admission requirements).
  • In addition to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application:
    Upload the Scholarship Application Form
    Upload two reference letters (in one PDF document), according to required documents
  • Two reference letters in either English, French, German or Dutch.
    These letters must be:

    • from either a previous professor or assistant professor. If you have work experience, one of these letters may be from your employer.
    • written on the official letterhead /have the official stamp of the university or company.
    • signed by the referee and include your complete name

Second Step:

  • Is your referee hesitant to provide you with the letter? Then he/she can email a scanned PDF of the letter to His/her e-mail must include your complete name and TU Delft student number. You will be given this number upon registering in Studielink.
  • If you choose this option, you must upload a statement under “reference letter” in informing us of this decision. This statement should include the name and e-mail address of your referee.
  • More information :  Education Service Centre

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mennatullah Ayman \ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team