TU Delft Fully-funded Excellence Scholarships 2021

The Delft University of Technology offers a number of excellence scholarship programs for international students. The Justus & Louise van Effen Scholarship is one of those programs and it aims to financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft. So, this article will share everything you need to know about the TU Delft Fully-funded Excellence Scholarships 2021.

About the Award

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.

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.


Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must be an excellent international applicant admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes. In addition, the candidate must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in their bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university.

Value of Award

You will below the value of the award

  • Full fee waiver for a TUDelft MSc programme and living expenses and also
  • Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc..

How to Apply?

To apply for the scholarship, follow the steps below:

Check if you are eligible for this scholarship.

 your MSc application (check the admission requirements)

In addition
to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application, follow the steps below:

Step 1:

Upload the Scholarship Application Form

Step 2:

Upload two reference letters (in one PDF document), according to required documents. The reference letters must be in either English, French, German or Dutch.

These letters must be:

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

Your referee can email a scanned PDF of the letter to contactcentre-esa@tudelft.nl. Howevr, his/her e-mail must include your complete name and TU Delft student number. You will receive 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.

Step 3:

Upload the English test

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.

Most importantly, only students meeting this deadline who have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the MSc programmes of TU Delft could be considered for these scholarships. Also, you must submit all the documents at once.

Please note that the application deadline is 1st December 2020 (23:59 CET).

For more information about the scholarship program, visit the official webpage.

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