Master's students at their graduation ceremony

Orange Tulip Scholarship (India)

A partial tuition waiver for outstanding Indian students enrolling in a one-year Master's degree program at Tilburg University.

About the Orange Tulip Scholarship (India)

The Orange Tulip Scholarship program (OTS) gives talented students in India the opportunity to study in the Netherlands with a partial tuition fee waiver. Tilburg University offers four of these Scholarships.

Benefits of the Scholarship (2019-2020)

The Scholarship beneficiaries receive a partial tuition fee waiver and will pay a tuition fee of € 4,450.  

Who can apply?

Applicants must meet the following basic criteria to apply for the Orange Tulip Scholarship India:

  • You must have Indian nationality;
  • You must have at least an undergraduate (Honour's Bachelor) degree - or expect to graduate before September 1, 2019 ;
  • You must apply to Tilburg University for one of the programs listed below by March 1, 2019;
  • You must be admitted to one of the programs listed below by April 1, 2019; 
  • Excellent study results in your relevant (under) graduate program. As an indication, you must have graduated (or can prove that you are going to graduate) with an average result of at least 8 (out of 10) or must be among the 10% of your class;
  • You must submit your OTS application to NESO India by April 1, 2019.

Current Pre-Master students are not eligible to apply.

Eligible Master’s Programs

MSc Accountancy LLM European Law and Global Risk MSc Communication and Cognition
MSc Business Analytics and Operations Research LLM International Law and Global Governance MSc New Media Design
MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics LLM Law and Technology MSc Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence
MSc Economics LLM Labour Law and Employment Relations MA Online Culture
MSc Finance MSc Victimology and Criminal Justice MA Management of Cultural Diversity
MSc Information Management MSc Public Governance MA Philosophy of Humanity and Culture
MSc International Business Tax Economics MSc Global Management of Social Issues MA Philosophy of Contemporary Challenges
MSc International Management MSc Human Resource Studies  
MSc Marketing Management MSc Organization Studies  
MSc Marketing Analytics MSc Sociology  
MSc Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science MSc Economic Psychology  
MSc Strategic Management MSc Work and Organizational Psychology  
MSc Supply Chain Management MSc Data Science and Society  
LLM International Business Law MSc Communication and Information Sciences  
LLM International Business Tax Law MSc Business Communication and Digital Media

Application Procedure

The OTS application procedure is as follows:

Step 1 (deadline: March 1): Applicants must apply for admission to Tilburg University for one of the programs listed above.

Step 2 (deadline: April 1): Applicants must apply for the Orange Tulip Scholarship (India) via NESO India. Please note: during the selection procedure, preference will be given to applicants who are either unconditionally admitted to a Master’s program OR those whose graduation is the only outstanding admission condition.

Selection Procedure

May 1: The Scholarship Coordinator will inform all applicants of the Scholarship awards. 

May 10: The successful applicants must confirm acceptance of the Scholarship. 

May 13: The Scholarship Coordinator will reallocate any Scholarships to applicants on the waiting list, if Scholarships have not been accepted. This process will continue until all Scholarships have been awarded and accepted. 

June 1: The final Scholarship awards made; applicants on the waiting list will be informed of the final outcome of their Scholarship application.