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Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF)

Scholarships and Waivers

MIF GMAT-based Waiver

In order to attract the brightest students from all over the world, we have GMAT-based waivers available. These are based on high GMAT scores and can range between €1,000 and €10,000 for scores starting at 640. In case you have a GRE score, this will be converted into a GMAT score.

This waiver cannot be combined with other discounts like the Early-Bird discount. You have to indicate on your application form that you wish to apply for it. The deadline for applications is 1 May 2019 (for start in September 2019).

CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) Waiver

MIF is the only academic partner of CAIA in the Netherlands. The University of Amsterdam is offering a waiver of € 3000 on their Masters of International Finance program to CAIA Charterholders for the Academic year beginning September 2019.  

CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Waiver 

CFA Programme Partnerships are awarded to select number of institutions and used to recognise finance degree programmes that are academically rigorous and closely aligned to the CFA Programme curriculum. MIF is a Chartered Financial Analyst Society (CFA) Programne Partner. The University of Amsterdam is offering a waiver of € 3000 on their Masters of International Finance program to CFA Charterholders for the Academic year beginning September 2019.  

Scholarship programmes from the Dutch government

The Dutch Ministry of Education and Sciences offers scholarships covering costs of living expenses within the framework of cultural agreements between the Netherlands and other countries (see the link below). Information is available from the Dutch embassy or consulate in your country or via and

Scholarship programmes from your own government

We would also like to advise you to contact and inquire with grant-giving institutions and foundations in your home country. In many countries there are substantial funds available for students planning to study abroad.

Orange Tulip Scholarships - Nuffic Neso

The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme (OTS) gives talented students in several Neso (Netherlands Education Support Offices) countries the opportunity to study in the Netherlands. 

The Amsterdam Business School participates in the OTS Programme providing the scholarships through the Nesos office for full-time candidates for the post-experience Master in International Finance. Please check the OTS information in your country:

Other financial aid: loans, additional scholarships