NAF Duisenberg school of finance scholarship*

deadline August 1, 2015

The Netherland-America Foundation and the Duisenberg school of finance are pleased to announce a special scholarship opportunity for the academic year 2015/16 at the:

Duisenberg school of finance stands for top education and research in finance. A premier private finance school located in the heart of Europe (Amsterdam) with world-class faculty and direct links to industry leaders in the world of finance.

Duisenberg school of finance is located in the center of the financial center of Amsterdam, close to the World Trade Center.

DSF is a private institute set up by leaders within the finance industry (ING Bank, ABN Amro, RBS, NYSE Euronext, Aegon, APG, De Nederlandsche Bank, SNS Reaal, Houthoff Buruma etc.) and top Dutch Universities (RSM Erasmus University, University of Amsterdam, Tilburg University, VU University Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute). The specialised DSF Master’s in Finance (and Law) programmes boasts a more comprehensive and rigorous understanding of finance than any other traditional Master’s degree.

Programs included in this scholarship opportunity are as follow:

  • MSc Finance, Risk Management
  • MSc Finance, Corporate Finance & Banking
  • MSc Finance, Financial Markets & Regulation
  • LLM Finance and Law

By recruiting international faculty from a large and knowledgeable base, Duisenberg is assured of a diverse and expert faculty in the field of finance. Students benefit from a high exposure to the best available national and international expertise, and can gear their studies and industry exposure in such a way as to best serve their career ambitions. Students and graduates are trained to operate in leading positions in the national and international financial industry, the corporate sector, research agencies, and academia.

All academic programs are in English.

The objectives of the MSc programs are to provide the highest level of academic training to students and to post-experience employees who aspire to become leaders in the financial sector or to pursue an academic career in finance. The programs consist of a mixture of advanced courses in finance, independent research cumulating in a master thesis, a mandatory internship and practical knowledge.


The MSc programs have their respective admission requirements. Given the high academic profiles of all Duisenberg school of finance programs, students should be prepared for more of a challenge compared to most master's programs.

For more information on the individual programs and admission requirements, please visit:

Please also view the school's digital brochure (lower right hand corner of page).


  • Full tuition waiver €29,000
  • Waiver includes tuition and supervision, but does not include course materials or living expenses, which vary according to your circumstances and lifestyle.


  • Travel and living expenses
  • Course materials
  • Other applicable fees

Application deadline (to the Netherland-America Foundation) August 1, 2014.

Click here to download the application form. Please send your completed application by regular mail or express delivery to The Netherland-America Foundation, or by email to

For information please contact:

Angela Molenaar
Executive Director
The Netherland-America Foundation
82 Wall Street, Ste. 1101
New York, NY 10005

*This scholarship opportunity is limited to U.S. citizens.