1 Fulbright/Radboud Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodFall Start
Grant Length11-23 Months
Fulbright Graduate Degree Grants
Radboud University Nijmegen is a student-oriented research university, situated in the oldest city of the Netherlands. Established in 1923, it is now one of the country's leading academic communities.
Radboud encourages a personal style of teaching, which offers plenty of opportunity to work closely with leading researchers and excellent teachers in small, interactive and often interdisciplinary seminars. New buildings and state-of-the art facilities such as the spectacular Faculty of Science, the Grotius Building, the Guesthouse and the High Field Magnet Laboratory have made the green campus an ultra-modern and innovative center of knowledge.
If pursuing a one-year Master's program, the grant starts September 1st and is 11 months.
If pursuing a two-year Master's program, the grant starts September 1st and is 23 months.
At the beginning of each academic year Radboud University has an Orientation Week especially for their new international students. This week includes activities such as: a campus tour and a city tour, sports events, parties, etc. By participating in this program you will not only quickly get to know both Nijmegen and Radboud University, but also make new friends from all around the world at the same time.
The one-day Fulbright In-Country orientation will take place at the end of August/beginning of September (date to be determined).
Applications are welcome from individuals with an excellent academic record, who meet the requirements for one of the eligible (Research) Master's programs, are interested in engaging in extracurricular activities and who demonstrate a strong motivation to study at Radboud University Nijmegen.
U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch or European Union citizenship will not be considered.
Accepted Degree Levels
Special Application Instructions
In your Fulbright online application, for Award Name please select Radboud University from the drop down menu.
Foreign Language Proficiency
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. Participation in a Dutch language course prior to the start of the Master's course is advised (like on offer by Radboud in'to Languages). The university lectures are in English.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Letter of acceptance required prior to grant start
Candidates are required to apply separately to Radboud University by January 1st, independent of their Fulbright application. Applicants must (at the time of application or later during the selection process for the Fulbright grant) be admitted to an English taught Master's program at Radboud University and provide a letter of admission. The Radboud University application process opens October 1, 2022.
To view the English taught Master's programs available, please click here.
Tuition fees differ per program and are not waived. The Fulbright/Radboud Award cannot be combined with the Holland Scholarship or the Radboud Scholarship Programme. If you are awarded the Fulbright/Radboud Award and one of the other grants, only one can be accepted.
Please see this link for the grant amounts.
Grantees are responsible for finding housing themselves. Radboud University Nijmegen may be able to help with this, but this is not guaranteed.
Dependent support is not available. If an applicant is planning on bringing dependents, please contact the host institution to inquire whether they are willing to also apply for a residence permit for the dependents. Without a residence permit applied for by the host, dependents will not be able to join the applicant.