ArtEZ Scholarships

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For the study year 2019–20 ArtEZ offers students from outside the European Economic Area the opportunity to apply for an ArtEZ scholarship. The scholarship amounts to € 5.000,- per chosen student, per year, for the duration of the degree course (for DAI this means: two years). The scholarship is paid (or subtracted from the tuition fee), at the beginning of each study year, if and when, the student advances to the next study year. Please note that there is only a very, very limited number of scholarships available: on a competitive base. 

This scholarship will be granted solely to students who meet the following criteria:

  • you have a Non-EU/EEA nationality
  • you must have passed the admission trajectory of the DAI. 
  • you will start your study in September 2019
  • you have to pay the institutional tuition fee

After having been notified of your acceptance to the DAI and while preparing your application for the ArtEZ Scholarship and/or the Holland Scholarship, we strongly advise you to contact DAI-crew member Rik Fernhout, as soon as possible.

Additional criteria for the selection committee as defined by ArtEZ University of the Arts (we received and added this information on the 21st of February, 2019)

ArtEZ Scholarships are committed to the international and diversity strengthening at ArtEZ. While they also demand certain records of academic rigour and artistic excellence as a base upon which the student can be reviewed, the focus of the ArtEZ scholarships is the enabling of diverse kinds of students to cross the often intimidating threshold of Art Universities. Students who can avail of the ArtEZ Scholarships would be preferred if they are

    • first generation learners,

    • representing underserved communities,

    • are from emerging economies or families with low income,

    • belong to marginalized or persecuted groups,

    • offer a new subjectivity for the discipline that they are in and

    • have a strong critical reflection on their own diverse legacies and histories and how it informs their work.

      ArtEZ Scholarships are monitored and offered as a way of encouraging new voices, vocabularies, grammars, expressions and ambitions for our learning and research programmes and are committed to helping potential students building a critical community of care and responsibility within ArtEZ.

How can you apply for the ArtEZ Scholarship? 

You can start your application as of 1 February 2019, after you have been admitted to the DAI. The ArtEZ Student Affairs Department will invite you to apply for a scholarship. You will receive an email with all the information, an application form and a link to upload your documents.

Deadline: before 1 May 2019 ArtEZ must have received all the required documents. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be processed.

The required documents are:

  • the application form 
  • a motivation letter (this letter, no longer than 2-4 pages/no more than 450 words, contains an in-depth explanation as to the reasons why you have chosen to apply)
  • a reference letter (written reference(s) and/or recommendation letter(s) from relevant 3rd parties (teachers, mentors, professors, employers, etc.)

When will the application be confirmed?

ArtEZ Student Affairs will check whether all the required documents are received and inform you about the further procedure.

When will you know the results of your application?

A committee, headed by both Master and Bachelor Deans, will examine your application and decide whether you will receive a scholarship, or not. Subsequently ArtEZ Student Affairs will send you an email to let you know the decision.