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1 Fulbright/Radboud Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Grant Period
11 Months
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

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.

Grant Period

11 Months

11 months, starting September 1st for one-year Master's courses

23 months, starting September 1st for two-year Master's courses

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

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.

Accepted Degree Levels




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. 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

Independent Study/Research: No

Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


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, 2019.

To view the English taught Master's programs available, please click here.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Tuition fees differ per program and are not waived.  The Fulbright/Radboud Award cannot be combined with the Holland Scholarship.  If you are awarded both grants, only one can be accepted.

Please see this link for the grant amounts. 


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 or European Union citizenship will not be considered. 

Special Application Instructions

In your Fulbright online application, for Award Name please select Radboud University from the drop down menu.


Dependent support is not available.

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Linda Pietersen

Additional Online Resources

Radboud University Nijmegen website