Scholarships

EIT InnoEnergy offers scholarships and fee waivers by selecting the top applicants 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 intake 2021, the following scholarships and fee waivers are available: 


  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
€18.000 participation fee waiver per year + €750 monthly allowance  


Academic Excellence Scholarships are only available for accepted students from Rounds 1 and 2. Academic Excellence Scholarships are granted to a maximum of 1 or 2 candidates per programme and per round.  

The awardee(s) are selected based on the admission ranking of each specific programme (considering past performance, quality of previous education and university, professional background, affinity with innovation and entrepreneurship) There is no need for applicants to take additional actions to be considered for this scholarship. 


  •  Energy Impact Scholarships:

A. € 18.000 participation fee waiver per year (so awarded candidates pay no participation fee) ;  

B. € 13.000 participation fee waiver per year (so awarded candidates pay € 5.000 participation fee per year);

C. € 8.000 participation fee waiver per year (so awarded candidates pay € 10.000 participation fee per year) 


There is a total of 25 Energy Impact Scholarships A. (worth € 18.000 participation fee waiver per year) for intake 2021. These are distributed amongst all programmes and application rounds.

The Energy Impact Scholarship B. (worth € 13.000 participation fee waiver per year) is reserved for students holding a Bachelor's or Master's degree from an EIT InnoEnergy Master School partner university or another top European University.

Energy Impact Scholarships C. (worth € 8.000 participation fee waiver per year) are granted to approximately 20-30% of the participants of each programme, depending on the class size.

Students awarded any of the Energy Impact Scholarships are automatically selected during each application round. There is no need for additional actions to be considered for these scholarships.  


  • EIT InnoEnergy – COLFUTURO scholarship

€ 5.000 participation fee waiver per year (so awarded candidates pay € 13.000 participation fee per year) 


EIT InnoEnergy and COLFUTURO have teamed up to support the ambitions of Colombian prospective students. All students accepted to join an EIT InnoEnergy programme starting in 2021 and who also receive funding through COLFUTURO automatically benefit from this scholarship.

For more information about the scholarship application process, please visit our website.