Avans School of Life Sciences and Environmental Technology (Avans University of Applied Sciences), 2019-2020


City Breda
OTS Scholarship programmes

Two partial scholarships -  € 3000

Specific study programmes: Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Deadline for application 1 April 2019
Duration of the scholarship  First year of the programme

Contact person



Frances van Ineveld

esset.ATGM@avans.nl - +31 88 525 7698


Academic requirement High school diploma
English Level
  • IELTS 6,0
  • TOEFL internet min. score: 80 
  • TOEFL computer min. score: 213
Working experience See website. 
Additional requirements

Applications are expected to write a letter of motivation (in English) on why they wish to study Environmental Sciences at Avans and how they wish to contribute to the Avans’ intercultural environment. You are encouraged to describe your own cultural background and relate this to the two topics mentioned previously.

Documentation for OTS

  • OTS application form
  • Proof that the admission procedure with the Dutch institutionhas started
  • CV in English
  • 1 recommendation letter


Avans School of Life Sciences and Environmental Technology offers two scholarships for motivated students from Brazil and Mexico, who wish to follow the Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy (ESSET) bachelor programme at the Avans University of Applied Sciences.

Scholarship amount

The scholarship amounts to a one-time award of €3,000 that will be reduced from your first year tuition fee total. You are allowed to use matching funds from other scholarships to cover the additional expenses of the ESSET programme.

Application criteria

• You have the Mexican or Brazilian nationality.
• You are applying for the ESSET BSc programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences and you meet the admissions requirements for the ESSET programme.
• You have not previously studied at Avans University of Applied Sciences or any other educational institution in the Netherlands.
• You are prepared to pay the institutional tuition fees in full.
• You have been provisionally accepted as a student on 31 May 2019.
• Your application includes a letter of motivation.
• You are prepared to act as an ambassador for Avans University of Applied Sciences.

How to apply

Step 1 – Apply to the ESSET programme through our Avans website and Studielink.
Step 2 – Write a letter of motivation of 600 to 700 words (see elsewhere for details)
Step 3 – Apply for the OTS Scholarship at Avans before 1 April 2019 by submitting the application form.

Awarding of the scholarship

Avans will select those who will be granted the scholarship. Recipients are selected based on meeting the application criteria and their letter of motivation. Avans will inform you directly of its decision. This decision will be binding. Please note that you will only be awarded the scholarship after you have been accepted and have informed yourself about all rules and regulations. The scholarship will be deducted from your tuition fee after your arrival in the Netherlands.

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