Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships 2020 Netherlands

Deadline:  December 1, 2019 Institution(s): Delft University of Technology
Level of Study: Masters Study in:  Netherlands

Scholarship Description

Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships 2020

Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarship is open to international students from all over the world who are interested to pursue postgraduate studies at Delft University of Technology. A number of scholarships for outstanding global candidates are accessible at TU Delft. Justus & Louise Van Effen Excellence Stipends are funded by Justus and Louise von Effen’s heritage. Mr. van Effen researched at TU Delft in the 1940s and thought heavily that technological innovations would help solve social problems. The Justus & Louise von Effen Foundation was created to stimulate and socially support outstanding global MSc learners in their desire to teach at TU Delft.

Courses Offered:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Sciences
  • Architecture & the Built Environment
  • Civil Engineering & Geosciences
  • Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Technology, Policy, and Management
  • Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering

Program Period:  2 Years  

Scholarship Coverage

Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • €30.000 per year for Non-EU/EFTA students

  • €11.500 per year for EU/EFTA students

  • Full tuition fees per year for a TU Delft MSc program based on the statutory fee or institutional rate, according to the registered nationality, AND contribution for the living expenses.

  • Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships 2020, candidates must fulfill following requirements:

  • Required Language: English.
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • 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.

How to Apply for Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarships?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarship:

  • Complete your MSc application (check the admission requirements)
  • In addition to all the regular documents for a MSc program 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
    Is your referee hesitant to provide you with the letter? Then he/she can email a scanned PDF of the letter to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl. 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 osiaan.tudelft.nl informing us of this decision. This statement should include the name and e-mail address of your referee. 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.


To apply and know more about Justus & Louise van Effen Excellence Scholarship, please visit the official website:

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