LKPU Management Consulting Scholarship

In line with our commitment to nurturing future leaders and fostering academic excellence, LKPU Consulting is proud to announce the LKPU Consulting Scholarship, designed to support and empower students in their pursuit of higher education.

At LKPU, we are more than just an independent consulting firm. We are the strategic partner for our clients in navigating the complex landscape of management consultancy. Specializing in the handling of intricate and critical projects, our seasoned professionals bring a wealth of experience and insight to every endeavor.

Our foundation is built upon unwavering core values: professionalism, integrity, performance, and creativity. These principles serve as our guiding light, ensuring that every interaction, recommendation, and solution we offer is rooted in excellence and trust.

With deep roots in the financial industry, LKPU offers bespoke advisory services to corporations and medium-sized businesses spanning diverse sectors such as financial services, industry, commerce, and media. Our commitment to understanding the unique needs of our clients is unwavering. We take on project responsibility with diligence, ensuring that our consultants possess the precise expertise needed to exceed the expectations of our clients.

What sets LKPU apart is our transparent approach. We believe in working collaboratively, free from presumptions or hidden agendas. Our partnership with our clients is founded on mutual trust and transparency, ensuring that every decision made is in service of their success.

When you choose LKPU, you are not just gaining access to expertise and know-how; you're gaining a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about what they do. We bring our integrity, loyalty, and extensive network to the table, but above all, we bring our unwavering commitment to your success.

At LKPU Consulting, we do not just work for our clients; we work with them, every step of the way. Let us embark on this journey together and achieve remarkable success. Because at LKPU, the success of our clients is our ultimate reward. 

Who is eligible?

All candidates must meet the following requirements

You must have submitted a complete application by 1 May 2024 to:

  • a full-time master’s programme in Business Intelligence and Smart Services, or
  • a full-time master’s programme in Digital Business and Economics, or
  • a full-time master’s programme in Econometrics and Operation Research, or
  • a full-time master’s programme in International Business.

at Maastricht University for the 2024-2025 academic year. You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM master programme to which you have applied.

  • You hold the German nationality;
  • You are a student with financial need.

This scholarship provides an opportunity to experience the Problem-Based Learning educational model at Maastricht University, but also gives the scholarship recipient the opportunity to learn from other cultures by becoming a part of Maastricht University’s international academic community. 

In addition, an internship (in which you will write your master thesis) at LKPU Consulting is a mandatory part of the scholarship.

Are you interested in the master's programme in Business Intelligence and Smart Services, Digital Business and Economics, Econometrics and Operation Research or International Business? Are you a student with financial need and do you hold the German nationality? You can apply for the LKPU Consulting Scholarship!

Application deadline
The application deadline is closed

Duration of the LKPU Consulting scholarship

12 months for the master programmes:

  • Business Intelligence and Smart Services
  • Digital Business and Economics
  • Econometrics and Operation Research
  • International Business 

Amount of the scholarship

The scholarship covers the tuition fee at cost, a living allowance (including a fee for study materials) of €500,00 per month for the duration of the scholarship as stated in the scholarship award letter. The period of the scholarship starts and ends at the dates mentioned in the awarding letter.

The LKPU Consulting Scholarship 2024-2025

Tuition fee*

(per year)

€ 2,530Arranged and paid for by the
Scholarship Office
Living expenses
(per year)
€ 6,000*Paid per month to students by the
Scholarship Office

*These amounts are subject to change for each academic year

Application procedure

Step 1: Apply for admissions to the master’s programme at Maastricht University via Studielink. Candidates must have submitted a complete application for the relevant study programmes via Studielink and My UM for September 2024 by 1 May 2024. 

Step 2: Application to the scholarship:

  • Please fill out the application form (applications are closed) and including the necessary documents.

Upload the following documents in .doc, .docx, or PDF format, and submit your application. Please note that you will only be able to submit your application once, so please ensure that all of your documents are up-to-date.

  • Curriculum Vitae. Your CV should be up-to-date, contain relevant information about your education and (job) experience, and should not be longer 2 A4 pages.
  • Letter of motivation. Your letter of motivation should be up-to-date and specifically tailored to this scholarship programme. Generic letters of admission that do not directly address your motivation for the LKPU Consulting scholarship selection will be rejected. Your letter of motivation should be no longer than 1 A4 page. Be sure to argue why this scholarship is important to you, why you should be selected.
  • A letter of reference from an educational institution or an employer in your home country.
  • A statement of financial need; proof of the Bafog documentation showing that you need this scholarship, if you are still in the application process for the Bafög you can upload a personal statement in which you explain why you need this scholarship.

Please note that you will only be able to submit your application once, so please ensure that all of your documents are up-to-date.

Selection procedure

Step 1: The faculty will review and rank the application requests. The faculty and LKPU Consulting will make the final decision.
Step 2: Applicants will be informed about the selection outcome at the end of July 2024.
Step 3: The candidates who are awarded the scholarship will receive an award letter; they must sign and return this letter to the UM International Services Desk to accept the scholarship.

For the scholarship assessment, the Scholarship Committee takes all elements of the application into account, including motivation and the reference.