The Conservatorium van Amsterdam offers scholarships to students who are in need of financial support during their studies, and to exceptionally gifted students.

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam also has the following funds at its disposal, the 'Musici van Morgen' Foundation, the Nuijts Foundation, the Jacques Vonk Foundation and the Muziek is Meer Foundation Relief Fund. Conservatorium van Amsterdam students who wish to apply to one of these funds may find more information on CvA Intranet, see 'Funds and Scholarships.

'Musici van Morgen' Foundation

The objective of the Musici van Morgen Foundation is to help extremely gifted students to fund study expenses. The funds made available by the foundation are thus put towards e.g. masterclasses, competitions, courses (including summer courses), and individual periods of study.

Nuijts Foundation

The Nuijts Foundation offers financial support to young talents up to eighteen years of age who study piano or a string instrument at the Young Talents Department.


Jacques Vonk Foundation

The Jacques Vonk Foundation annually awards scholarships to piano students studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.


The NL-Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science together with Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is intended for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s degree in the Netherlands. For more information, please click here.

Daily expenses in the Netherlands

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Students from abroad are responsible themselves for a sound financial preparation of their study in The Netherlands. Please start making your financial arrangements in time. This is also necessary in order to get a residence permit for study. Read more