Eligible for a scholarship from the Mia Keulaerds Scholarship Foundation?

Are you interested in an undergraduate program at Maastricht University? Are you a student with financial need, living in the Parkstad region? Then you may be eligible for a scholarship from the 'Mia Keulaerds Scholarship Foundation'. To apply for this scholarship, you must first be registered with Leergeld Parkstad.

Register with Leergeld Parkstad

To qualify for registration with Leergeld Parkstad, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You were born and live in the Parkstad region (Heerlen, Kerkrade, Landgraaf, Brunssum, Simpelveld, Voerendaal, Beekdaelen).
  • You are registered with: 'Stichting Leergeld Parkstad'. Leergeld Parkstad tests the income of your parent(s). Read the standards for this income test on the 'Frequently Asked Questions' page.  

Apply for the scholarship

With the registration of Leergeld Parkstad, you can apply for the scholarship using the procedure below:

  • You must submit a complete application no later than May 1, 2023 
  • You are following the application process for admission to an undergraduate program at Maastricht University for the 2023-2024 academic year.
    Read the full application process on the Mia Keulaerds Scholarship Foundation page on the Maastricht University website.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM bachelor's program for which you have applied. 


You submit the application for registration with Leergeld Parkstad through the Sam& website. It is then processed by Leergeld Parkstad. If the form is not fully completed, we cannot process your application.

If your registration with Leergeld Parkstad is approved, you will receive a confirmation that allows you to submit your application for the scholarship through the Maastricht University site.