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

Each year, 25 of the best technical master’s degree students from across the world studying in the Netherlands are 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.

“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

Applications open

Applications for the ASML Technology Scholarship are open until April 21, 2021.

You must be available to attend the selection day on June 11 or June 18.

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

Development program

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 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.

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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 11 or June 18

Students who have recently or almost completed their bachelor 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 or astronomy

  • Computer science or software engineering

  • Electrical engineering

  • Materials science

  • (Applied) Mathematics

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Mechatronics or systems and control

  • Nanotechnology, nanoscience or nanomaterials

Technology Scholarship application process

2. First selection round

We’ll let you know by April 30 if your resume 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 resume and video. We’ll let you know whether you’ve been selected to attend one of our two mandatory selection days on June 11 or June 18 at our headquarters in Veldhoven.

4. Scholarship offer

We’ll let you know between June 21 and 25 if you’ve been selected to receive an ASML Technology Scholarship.


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