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1 Fulbright/Erasmus University Rotterdam, Suzana Rodrigues Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Grant Period
11 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

Erasmus University Rotterdam is a university of academics and practitioners. The enterprising academic and students endeavor to solve global social challenges in the fields of wealth, health, governance and culture. They draw inspiration from the metropolis, which serves as both a testing ground and a laboratory. The university was founded in 1913, when a group of Rotterdam businessmen established the Netherlands School of Commerce to meet the growing demand for skilled personnel for the companies operating in the port of Rotterdam. Later it changes its name and achieved world fame in economics and econometrics, under the guidance of renowned scholars like Nobel Prize winner Jan Tinbergen. The university has always had an international character. Anyone who studies at Erasmus University, more than 22,000 students, is in fact already doing an international program. Rotterdam is a world port city with and international life that goes with it. The grant made available by the university is names after Dr. Suzana Rodrigues, who taught at the university for many years.

Grant Period

11 Months

11 months, starting approximately mid August.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Candidates should be very well qualified and strongly motivated for one of the graduate courses at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Only master programs with a Croho code starting with "6" are eligible. 

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Dutch language proficiency is not required, but is useful at the time of arrival. Some study of Dutch prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes

Affiliation

Applicants are required to apply separately to Erasmus University independent of their Fulbright application and, if already admitted, to include a letter of admission with the Fulbright application. 

The grants are available for the regular master programs, available on this link. Only master programs with a Croho code starting with 6 are eligible. Please visit the website www.eur.nl/english/master for more information on programs and admissions. 

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Please see this link for the grant amounts. Partial tuition fee waivers and a combination with the Holland Scholarhip can be possible (different per faculty).

Ineligibility

U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered for any awards to the Netherlands.

In addition, U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch citizenship will not be considered.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Erasmus University from the drop down menu.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://www.fulbright.nl/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Linda Pietersen

Additional Online Resources

Erasmus University website

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Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.