Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES)

Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES)

Conducted By : University of Amsterdam
January 15 2018   Scholarship   Undergraduate, Post Graduate   India, Global
 About Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES)
  • Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship or AFES is offered by the University of Amsterdam to the students pursuing Master in International Finance program for the session September 2018.
  • Interested candidates need to have work experience in the financial field from outside Europe.
  • Number of scholarships: 2
  • The deadline for applications is 15th January 2018


  • Nationality: All Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Academic Qualification: Candidates who have submitted a complete application and meet the admission criteria of one of the Master in International Finance programme.
  • Candidates who have secured a grade point average (GPA) corresponding to the top 15% of students from your graduating class.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of 1-2 years' of relevant work experience is required 
  • GMAT/GRE: The GMAT or GRE is compulsory for all applicants to the full-time programme. We require a minimum GMAT score of around 630 points. 
  • TOEFL/IELTS: As proficiency in English is mandatory so the Minimum TOEFL score: 100 or minimum IELTS score: 7.0
 Reward Description

Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship Reward:

  • Students receive the scholarship for one year and are expected to maintain good academic standing during the year.
  • Students who receive the AES for a two-year Master’s programme will be evaluated after one year of study.
  • The scholarship will only be continued for the second year if the AES student has completed all courses in the first year on time with a grade point average of 8.0
  • The Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES) is a waiver of €7,500 for one academic year
 Application Process

Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship Application Process:

  • To apply for the Master in International Finance programme, you have the option to fill in the application form or to apply online.

Enclosures to be submitted:

  • A scan of your Passport   
  • Curriculum Vitae   
  • Scan diplomas and transcripts (grade list)  
  • Motivation letter: Candidates have to write an AMS motivation letter describing in no more than 500 words, their motivation to receive the scholarship.
    • The letter should be addressed to the Director of the Amsterdam Graduate School of Law, Professor M.Y.A. Zieck
  • A copy or scan of your IELTS or TOEFL test results.
  • Full-time Applicants: A copy or scan of your GMAT/GRE score report
  • Part-time Applicants: The Intellectual Capacity Test
  • Two recommendation letters (see the second button below)

Submission of the Documents:

  • All materials must be submitted via email to by 15th January 2018
 Selection Process

Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship Selection Process:

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, work experience ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career. 
 Contact Details
  • Address: Universiteit van Amsterdam   
    Amsterdam Business School   
    Plantage Muidergracht 12 
    1018 TV  Amsterdam
  • Phone: +31 (0)20 525 4327
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