On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the Faculty of Science and is aimed at talented Master’s students from the Netherlands and the EU/EEA.
This was the second time the scholarship, worth €10,000.- was awarded. Fourteen high-achieving students received the award in order to finance their Master’s programme at the Faculty of Science and to cover some of their living expenses.
The scholarship ceremony at the Maagdenhuis also honoured the recipients of the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship and the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship . Prof. van den Boom congratulated the scholarship recipients and welcomed them to the UvA and to Amsterdam, ‘a city with a proud tradition of openness, tolerance and an international outlook.’