You may apply for a scholarship when you have been accepted for one of the paths you selected. EIT Food offers various scholarships to top talents based on a combination of academic skills (such as past performance, quality of previous education and university), professional background and affinity with innovation and entrepreneurship.   

For the 2024 intake, the following scholarships are available, in limited amounts, for successful applicants of our Masters programme:

  • Type B: Partial participation fee waiver: your participation fee is reduced by 80% to 20% of the participation fee. 
  • Type C: Partial participation fee waiver: your participation fee is reduced by 70% to 30% of the participation fee
  • Type D: Partial participation fee waiver: your participation fee is reduced by 50% to 50% of the participation fee

For EU & UK citizens, we have a total of 50 scholarships available.

For non-EU citizens, we have a total 50 scholarships available

For exceptional candidates, we have a full participation fee waiver (Scholarship Type A)

EIT Food Scholarships: participation fee waivers

The participation fee waiver means an exemption of paying (partially) the participation fee.  This does not include costs associated with traveling to your home institute or travel between the institutes.  It does not include housing or subsistence, insurances, etc.   A limited number of EIT Food Scholarships will be available.  

Partial participation fee waivers means only a part of your participation fee is waived, and it will require a deposit fee.

Payment Plans

EIT Food offers payment plans for the duration of your studies as well - please inquire about payment plans when you are offered a place.

For Colombian students:

Collaborative Agreement between EIT Food and Fundación para el Futuro de Colombia (Colfuturo)

EIT Food has entered into a collaboration agreement with COLFUTURO to support Colombian student in their professional development by offering a joint offering for students accepted in EIT Food Master in Food Systems.

EIT Food will provide a scholarship of minimum of 50% of the participation fee per academic year (for a period of two academic years) to a maximum of five Colombian students, while Colombian students can apply for a loan at COLFUTURO which can be converted into a scholarship as well (based on a certain conditions).

COLFUTURO’s financing system consists of a Loan-Scholarship of up to USD50,000 for a maximum financing period of two years.

COLFUTURO is a Colombian non-profit foundation that was established in 1991 with the support of the National Government and some of the most important companies of the private sector in the country at that time. Its main objective is to provide financial support and increase the possibilities of Colombian citizens to access high-quality postgraduate study programs abroad.

All the information on how to apply to COLFUTURO Scholarship is here    .