The Anne van den Ban Scholarship Fund enables promising students from developing countries and from countries in Middle and Eastern Europe to study at Wageningen University. As a result, it contributes to the education of competent and motivated local experts, who can then play a leading role in solving the structural problems of their country in agricultural production, rural development and the environment.
Anne van den Ban Fund
Masters (MS) Degree
Deadline: 1 May 2012 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2012
Wageningen University, Netherlands
Fields of study:
Selected Masters Programme offered at the University that is related to agricultural production, rural development and environment.
Students from Africa and South and South-East Asia and from other countries with a GDP per capita below $ 3000
The fund covers full or partial scholarships. Contact the scholarship provider for more information.
Chances of selection increase if the student is ready and able to contribute financially to his/her study. This contribution has to be transferred to the Wageningen University in order to obtain a visa for the Netherlands. Moreover, the student has to pay his own trip to and from Wageningen.
From February 1st 2012 the call for applicants is open for the following students:
- Students from Africa and South and South-East Asia and from other countries with a GDP per capita below $ 3000
- Only excellent students can apply (first class, GPA 85 or more);
- The student must be admitted to an MSC programme of Wageningen University;
- Age must be below 35 years;
They must intend to return to their own country at the completion of their degree.
Before you can apply for the scholarship, you must first apply for admissions to the University. Read the application guidelines and requirements (application form can be downloaded here).
The deadline for admissions for Non-EU students is 1 May 2012. The scholarship application deadline may differ. It is important to inquire with the Scholarship Fund Secretariat and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.fondsen.wur.nl/UK/AvdB+scholarship+fund/About+AvdBan+Fund/