Tuition & Fellowships

Please note that one of the requirements before you can be fully admitted as a PhD candidate is that you have guaranteed financial assistance. IHE Delft does not offer PhD scholarships. Below you find information on possible funds you could be eligible for. Once you have obtained financial assistance we will also ask you to send us an original certified copy of your MSc degree and transcript. 


The Tuition fees for the 4-year PhD programme are € 61,616. These fees are the same for all fellows, regardless of whether the research is done in one’s home country or at IHE Delft. The tuition fee includes compulsory SENSE courses, printing of the thesis and the defence. It also includes the use of a laptop for every PhD candidate. For more detailed information about costs and (if applicable) VAT, please click here


PhD Scholarship Opportunities

Schlumberger Foundation/Faculty for the Future
The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program award fellowships and supportswomen academics in science and engineering from developing and emerging countries for their advanced graduate study at top universities abroad.

More info:

LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education)
For PhD candidates the Indonesian nationality who are not older than 40 and have graduated from an accredited Indonesian university or an overseas university acknowledged by the Indonesian Higher Education Directorate (DIKTI). 

More info: Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (

VIED (Vietnam International Education Development)
Vietnamese students can apply for fellowships provided by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.

More info: Vietnam International Education Development VIED 

National Fellowships in Latin America
These fellowships are for nationals from the mentioned Latin American country.

Your country might also offer individual fellowships for studies abroad, contact your national Ministry of Education or a similar organization/agency for more information.

We furthermore advise you to have a look at for information about possible scholarships. 


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