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Visions of The Occult: Introduction to Western Esotericism
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Summer scholarships for online courses

Scroll through our list of scholarships: check your eligibility and follow the instructions listed below each opportunity to apply. It is not possible to apply for more than one scholarship per applicant, and scholarships cannot be combined.

  • LERU/U21 Partner University Scholarship

    Application deadline: 1 May Final Admission Deadline. These scholarships are offered on a first-come first-served basis. Therefore, we recommend that students from partner universities apply as soon as possible as spaces are limited and this is a popular scholarship opportunity. 

    Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be current, full-time, students (at the time of application) registered at a LERU or U21 University. Please see the LERU and U21 websites to see if your university qualifies.

    Qualifying programmes: All online university level online summer programmes organized by the Summer Programmes Office at the Graduate School of Social Sciences. 

    Scholarship value: €250 tuition fee reduction for online university-level summer programmes. If accepted, the amount will be deducted from your tuition fee upon payment in our webshop. 

    Number of scholarships available: Limited availability: Scholarships are awarded on a first-come first-served basis. Apply early to increase your chances of receiving one!

    Description: If your home university is a member of the League of European Research Universities or the Universitas 21, then you are eligible to apply. Students from Dutch universities on this list are not eligible for scholarships.

    How to apply: When applying via the online application system, please indicate this opportunity in the scholarship section and write that you are applying for this scholarship in your letter of motivation. No extra documentation is required, but students who do not self-indicate this scholarship in the application form will not be considered for this opportunity. 

  • Summer Programmes "Travel Grant" for Online Courses - CLOSED

    Application deadline: Last date to apply is the final admission deadline 1 May 2021. These scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. NOTE: It is no longer possible to apply for this scholrship. 

    Eligibility requirements: This year, the Amsterdam University Fund is sponsoring partial scholarships to help students cover the cost of studying an online programme at the University of Amsterdam. Applicants must live outside of the Netherlands in order to be eligible.

    Qualifying programmes: All online university level Summer Programmes (excludes Pre-University Honours Programmes, applicants to the Comprehensive Introduction to Research Methodology and Design, and participants in online courses).

    Scholarship value for online courses: €250 tuition fee reduction 

    How to apply: When applying via the online application system, please indicate this opportunity in the scholarship section. Please write a one-page addendum to your motivation letter which states why you need the travel grant in order to participate in the summer programme.

    If you do not include this addendum at the time of your application, you will not be considered for the grant. 

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  • FWOS External Scholarship - CLOSED

    This scholarship is only eligible for people applying to the Advanced Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society. 

    Applicants who are interested in this scholarship opportunity must contact FWOS directly for more application information. 

    Application deadline: Early Admission Deadline (1 February 2021). Only applicable for applicants to the Advanced Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society.

    Please note this scholarship requires a 2-step application process: both to our office, and to FWOS, who's application deadline is shortly after the Early Admission Deadline. 

    Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be Dutch nationals OR full-time residents in the Netherlands. Applicants must be current PhD, post-doc, Master's student, or researcher with an NGO, researching a topic related to human sexuality.

    Qualifying programmes: The Advanced Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society

    Scholarship value: Final scholarship value to be determined by FWOS, with a maximum value of €3000

    Description: The Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Seksualiteit (FWOS)  is offering two scholarships (with maximum value of €3000 per scholarship) to researchers in the field of sexuality studies. For a full description, please visit the FWOS website. An English description follows the Dutch.

    How to apply: When applying via the online application system, please indicate this opportunity in the scholarship section so we are aware that you are applying. Visit the FWOS website and download, fill out, and submit the application form. The link to the form can be found underneath the scholarship criteria on their website.