Gain the tools you need to make the right choices for your future.

In 2023, up to 40 of the best technical master’s degree students from across the world studying in the Netherlands will be selected to receive the ASML Technology Scholarship.

Recipients get financial support for both years of their master’s degree, a personal ASML mentor, and the opportunity to participate in a professional development program that prepares them for life after graduation.

Surprising discoveries

Scholarship recipient Arnela Masic talks about her experience in the ASML Technology Scholarship program and shares what surprised her the most about ASML.

Applications are closed


Applications for the ASML Technology Scholarship closed on May 1, 2023.

ASML Technology Scholarship details

This scholarship is open for students from all nationalities who are planning to pursue a technical master’s degree at a university in the Netherlands.

What you get
  • Financial support of €5,000 per year for each of the two years of the full-time master’s degree study

  • A personal ASML mentor to guide you in your personal development

  • A two-year professional development program

  • Introduction to ASML’s business, specialists and knowledge 

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Development program details

You’ll receive 11 training sessions during the technology scholarship period. Six times a year, we’ll invite you to visit our global headquarters in Veldhoven, the Netherlands for a full day of activities, including mentor meetings and training sessions that focus on professional development skills such as personal leadership, communication and collaboration.


During the second year of the program, training sessions will prepare you for life after graduation. These sessions cover ASML case studies, career training, and support that will give you the tools you need to make the right choices for your future in engineering.

Be a technology ambassador

We ask all engineering scholarship students to complete a ‘technology ambassador project’ during their scholarship program.


This entails sharing your enthusiasm about technology and science with a target group of your choice. For example, you may choose to give guest lectures at schools, post videos on scientific topics, or help underprivileged children with a technology project.


The ASML Technology Scholarship is open to students who are planning to pursue a technical master’s degree at a university in the Netherlands. We’re looking for students:


  • With at least a 7.50 average grade score
  • Who participate in extracurricular activities that show a drive for personal development and achievement
  • Who are available on one of the Assessment Days on June 16 or June 23, 2023

Students who have recently or almost completed their bachelor’s degree but intend to pursue a master’s degree at a university in the Netherlands are encouraged to apply for the ASML Technology Scholarship.

View fields of study

  • Aerospace engineering

  • (Applied) Physics and Astronomy

  • Computer science, software engineering, embedded systems, artificial intelligence, data science, information technology and computational science

  • Data engineering

  • Electrical engineering

  • Materials science

  • (Applied) Mathematics

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Mechatronics and systems and control

  • Nanotechnology, nanoscience and nanomaterials

Technology Scholarship application process

1. Apply

Applications for the ASML Technology Scholarship closed on May 1, 2023. When applications open, you’ll need to include a CV with your contact details and GPA information (at least a 7.50 average grade score).

2. First selection round

We’ll let you know if your CV has been selected. If you’re selected to proceed to the second round, we’ll ask you to record and submit a video cover letter (motivation video).

3. Selection days

The technical selection board will review your CV and video. We’ll let you know whether you’ve been selected to attend one of our two mandatory selection days, June 16 and 23, 2023, at our headquarters in Veldhoven.

4. Scholarship offer

We’ll let you know within two weeks after the selection days if you’ve been chosen to receive an ASML Technology Scholarship.

“The ASML Technology Scholarship makes me more self-aware and capable, both on a personal and a professional level.”

Shruti Kestur

ASML Technology Scholarship recipient


Get in touch with our scholarship coordinators for questions about the ASML Technology Scholarship.