Study In Netherlands: 2022 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) Scholarships for Developing Nations
For the academic year 2022-2023, there will be scholarships available from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which cover approximately 50% (€17,500) of the total cost of the program.
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The candidate is expected to cover the remaining part. These scholarships are available for the Sanitation profile of the track Water and Health. Other tracks and profiles are not eligible for the BMGF scholarship.
The matching funds can be provided by yourself, your employer, or any other sponsor, or a combination of those. Especially women are strongly encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
IHE Delft is pleased to announce two new Master of Science programs: the MSc in Water and Sustainable Development (starting yearly in November as of 2022) and the Research MSc in Water and Sustainable Development (starting yearly in November as of 2023).
The 18 month MSc programs at IHE Delft are no longer available for application.
If you wish to apply for this scholarship you need to meet the following criteria:
- Be from a low or middle-income country (see the list on OECD website)
- Have a provisional admission to the program
- Have secured 50% matching funds (evidence required)
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation covers approximately 50% (€17,500) of the total cost of the program.
At least half of the scholarships will be awarded to female candidates. Selection will furthermore be based on your motivation which you need to present in the application form when you submit your online application.
It is therefore of utmost importance to pay additional attention to the motivation questions. Applicants whose motivation has the best fit with the program objectives will pass to the next stage of selection (interview).
Selection results for BMGF Scholarships will be available on 15 August 2022.
How To Apply
If you meet all the above-mentioned conditions, you will be automatically shortlisted for this scholarship. You do not need to apply separately for it.
Use the link below to access your application portal.
The Application Deadline is 1st May 2022