Groningen University, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 2021-2022

The Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS) trains and educates excellent researchers and promotes excellent research. The GSMS is responsible for all Research Master and PhD education and training programmes within the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).

City Groningen
Orange Tulip Scholarship

Total number of scholarships: depends on the number of qualified applicants

  • The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee

We will offer 2 types of scholarships: 
1: tuition fee scholarship which means that the full tuition fee for two study years will be paid.
2: tuition fee scholarship which means that the full tuition fee for two study years will be paid. In addition, students will receive expenses for living costs for about € 400 in total per month, for in total 24 months.

  • Eligible programmes:
  1. Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment
  2. Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology
  3. Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology – track Health Systems and Prevention
Duration of the scholarship Entire duration of the studies (24 months)
Deadline for application 1 March 2021

Contact person

Meike van der Veen

+31 50 361 6318

OTS is part of an existing scholarship programme of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • TOEFL iBT (Min. score: 92), IELTS (Min. score: 6.5)
  • See the programme pages for more requirements: -> will be changed in the coming months to

OTS application documents

  •  OTS application form
  • Proof that the admission procedure with GSMS has started
  • 1 recommendation letter (as part of the application procedure)

Application deadline is 1 March 2021.

Skype interviews may be part of the admission process.

We additionally offer students the opportunity to visit the UMCG for one month with a partial scholarship (Research Voucher) in our Abel Tasman Talent Programme:

This allows you to get some hands-on experience at a department of your choice. A perfect way to find out whether Groningen is the place for you to start your career in research. 

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