Orange Tulip Scholarship


About Orange Tulip Scholarship program

The Orange Tulip Scholarship China Program was launched in September 2008. It not only aims to create opportunities for talented Chinese students to study in Holland, but also to improve the competitive position of the Netherlands in international education market of China and to promote the Netherlands as an ideal studying and working destination. With the close cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Nuffic Neso China intends to further expand the Orange Tulip Scholarship Program by involving more sponsors and increasing the number of study programs. Dutch higher education institutions and companies are encouraged to participate in this program.


The Orange Tulip Scholarship China program is open to qualified students both from Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. As the earliest country to establish this scholarship, more than a hundred Chinese students have been benefited from this initiative. For the upcoming 2019/2020 academic year, 23 Dutch higher education institutions are going to offer more than 60 scholarships with a total value of over € 700,000 to Chinese top talents. It almost covers all fields of studies.  


2019-2020 OTS Sponsors:

Amsterdam Business School / University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam University of the Arts
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Arts / University of Groningen
Faculty of Applied Sciences / TU Delft
Graduate School of Social Sciences / University of Amsterdam
HAN University of Applied Sciences
Hanze University of Applied Sciences
International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Maastricht School of Management
Maastricht University
Nyenrode Business University
Radboud University
Saxion University of Applied Sciences
The Hague University of Applied Sciences
TIAS School for Business and Society
Tilburg University
University Medical Center / University of Groningen
University of Twente
University Utrecht
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences


Basic Application Requirements on OTS 

  • You are a citizen of the People's Republic of China, including Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and Macau SAR.
  • You currently are not studying or working in the Netherlands.
  • You intend to pursue a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a Dutch university (preparatory and exchange programmes are excluded).
  • You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice.
  • You are in the process of applying for or already admitted by specific Dutch universities.


General Application Checklist

In order to apply for the OTS program, applicants have to prepare some or all of the following documents and upload them through the OTS online application system. 

  • Online application form
  • The proof that the admission process with the Dutch institution has started
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • recommendation letters


OTS Online Application System

Please be noted that universities have different deadlines from 1st February to 1st of May. Be careful when applying.

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