Are you a talented student with a non-EU / non-EEA nationality and do you wish to study in the Netherlands at Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts?

Holland Scholarship

The Holland Scholarship provides a partial scholarship for the first year of your studies within our Master of Music programme. The scholarship of €5.000,- is financed by Fontys University of Applied Sciences and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

General application criteria Holland Scholarship

• Your nationality is non-EU / non-EEA • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions • You have never before studied at an education institution in the Netherlands • You have read the general conditions of the Holland Scholarship Programme* • You are aware that your application details may be shared with EP Nuffic and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Fontys Scholarship of Musical Excellence

Sometimes we have an extra scholarship of € 2.500,-- for non-EU students e.g. students who have already studied in the Netherlands at an other institute; the Fontys Scholarship of Musical Excellence (FSME). If you want to apply you can also submit the application form of the Holland Scholarship.

Additional programme criteria of Holland Scholarship and Fontys Scholarship of Musical Excellence

• You have registered for the Fontys Master of Music at  • You meet the general admission requirements of the programme of your choice (to be determined by the admission office)  • Your entrance exam (at Fontys Tilburg, or by video) will be graded by the audition committee. Students with the highest audition grades are recommended for the Holland Scholarship.  • In order to be applicable for the Holland Scholarship Programme you will need to fill in the application form after November 1st but before June 1st.

Application form*

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Applying for the scholarship is a different procedure from the application procedure for a study programme which has to be conducted via For more information of this application procedure please select the programme of your choice.