JA Europe and unknown group scholarship

JA Europe and Unknown Group offer the winners of
the JA Student Companies competition two scholarships to join the BSc program of Global School for Entrepreneurship.


Your Degree, Your Startup

Remember, a minimum of 50% of the scholarship should be directed towards tuition, while the rest can be strategically invested in your startup. See the Terms & Conditions.

Your Success
Starts Here

No business idea yet? No worries. This scholarship will serve as your launchpad, enabling you to transform your entrepreneurial ambition into a viable venture.

As you progress, you’ll gain invaluable real-world business experience, working hands-on in our in-house incubator. Here, your ideas will take shape and evolve, nurtured by the vibrant ecosystem of innovation that surrounds you.

Moreover, you’ll become part of a global network of innovators, gaining access to a wealth of knowledge and resources. This scholarship does more than fund your education—it opens doors, broadens horizons, and paves the way for your future success.

Your entrepreneurial journey is waiting. With our scholarship, you can turn your ambition into action, and your dreams into reality. The first step? Apply now. Your success story starts here.


Selection of scholarship winner process

JA Europe and Unknown Group offers two scholarships of €15.000,- for two individuals of the finalist teams. In order to be eligible for either of these scholarships, the recipient must fit the criteria above. The scholarship is available only for the intake of September 2023.

The winners of the scholarship are selected by GS4E’s jury member during the Gen-E 2023 event. Should the winners not be eligible for the scholarship, Global School for Entrepreneurship aims to offer the scholarship(s) to the next follow up winners of the GEN-E 2023 Final.
If more than 2 people of the winning team are selected and eligible, the total amount of the scholarship will be divided among the enrolled students.


To submit your application, apply now, fill in the form, upload the appropriate documents, and book the admissions interview.

To support our students in their transition to a new country, Global School for Entrepreneurship arranges visas for students who need one.

Dutch diplomas: We can accept completed HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 diplomas; it is not required to provide an English language proficiency certificate such as IELTs

International Baccalaureate / European Baccalaureate: We can accept the IB Diploma Programme and the IB Career Related Programme; no IELTS required. We also accept the European Baccalaureate. If English is one of the two main languages, IELTS is not required. 

EU diplomas: We accept most EU qualifications which give access to higher education in your country. Students whose qualification is equated with the Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 diploma are exempted from needing to provide a sufficient English language proficiency certificate such as IELTS.  

Non-EU diplomas: We can accept most non-EU qualifications which give access to higher education in your country. Our team will assess your high school diploma. If your non-NL qualification is not equated with the Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 diploma,  IELTS is required in most cases; exceptions are made for qualifications obtained in the UK, Ireland, Canada, the US, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and some other English-speaking African nations. 

If you do not meet the above requirements, we may be able to offer you an entrance test. Passing this test would allow you to join our Bachelor of Science, but only if you are 21 years old. Please contact us for more information: apply@unknown-universityas.com

English Language Requirements: Applicants that are required to submit an English Language proficiency certificate will need to have obtained any of the following minimum scores of IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 80 or FCE/CAE 169

EU/NL € 14.200 (€ 13.500 if paid in full directly.)
Other € 14.200 (No rebate due to visa application costs).

EU/EEA: 1st of August for a September start

EU/EEA: 1st of February for a February start

NON-EU/EEA: 1st of June for a September start
NON-EU/EEA: 1st of December for a February start

As we are a privately held boutique University of Applied Sciences we are free to accept late applications. Please contact us as soon as possible as enrolment after the dates mentioned above could still be possible.

As our program is fully accredited, it is possible for Dutch and European students to finance the tuition fee in full, and even a small part of the housing/living costs, using DUO Student Finance. We can help you apply for it once you are enrolled.  For more information please take a look at our finance page

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