Many students of Utrecht University deliver excellent results in the field of their studies or beyond. Utrecht University is proud of these students and to reward them, it has instituted a number of student awards.
Best Master's Thesis and Exceptional Extracurricular Achievements
During the start of the academic year, the Executive Board awards two students: one for Best Master's Thesis and one for Social Impact (formerly: Exceptional Extracurricular Achievements).
Chiara has pored over huge piles of English and French medical literature to find a pattern in how humans are considered in relation to time.
Kimia Milani Sabzewar
Kimia is fully committed to supporting refugees with her founded Abadi Foundation.
Everyone, inside or outside Utrecht University can nominate a student for the Social Impact award. Check out the criteria and procedure. A Director of Education or Research Director of the Master’s programme can nominate a student for the award Best Master's Thesis. The student has to meet certain specific criteria.
Other student awards
The Vliegenthart Thesis Prize
Every year, the Utrecht University Fund awards the Vliegenthart Thesis Prize. The prize involves the sum of € 2,000 and is awarded in turn to the disciplines of Humanities, Life Sciences, Science and Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Faculty Thesis Awards
The faculties of Sciences, Humanities, and Social and Behavioural Sciences (Dutch) reward the best (Master's) thesis within their faculty with a Thesis Award.