ASML Wilton Scholarship: Apply by Aug. 14

August 12, 2014

The ASML Wilton Technology Scholarship is merit-based and annually supports talented individuals who have completed the Bachelor of Science program from a recognized US college or university in the Northeast, and who are further motivated to pursue a 2 years full time Master of Science degree in the technical and scientific disciplines (listed below) at a recognized university (anywhere in the US).

The ASML Wilton scholarship will provide approximately $10,000 per year – paid in installments and upon receipt of eligible expense and academic performance documentation.  Continued funding will be dependent on continued academic performance for up to 2 consecutive years during the MSc program. Students who receive a scholarship are not obliged to work at ASML after graduating.  They do, however, want to get to know you and give you the opportunity to get to know them during the scholarship period.  They will include other support like a personal mentor who shares his/her technical knowledge and experiences with you, and who introduces you to the latest R&D activities as well as a network of accomplished people in this field.  They will also invite you to visit their site and meet with members of their team.

Fields of Study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Systems & Controls
  • Applied Physics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Embedded Systems
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Reliability Engineering

Application requirements:

  1. An up-to-date resume. Please include your contact information.
  2. A BSc or HS diploma, a certified* copy by the university/school. If you are still in the process of completing your program, you need to provide a certified list of academic transcripts (see.3) or a certified* Proof of Progress statement from your university/school stating that you are on track to complete all degree requirements and will graduate before the commencement of the coming academic year.
  3. List of academic transcripts (course results) of each academic year of your Bachelor of Science or High School program, including the Cumulative Grade Point Averages (CPGA). A certified* copy by the university or high school will need to be provided.  A CGPA of at least 3.5 on a 4 point scale (or equivalent on other scales) is required.
  4. MSc (or BSc as applicable) program registration excerpt or admission letter from a college or university. This can be a certified* document from them stating that you have been registered or provisionally accepted onto the MSc (or BSc as applicable) program.
  5. A self-written motivation letter. 1000 words (content only, excluding title page, references and appendices), letter type Arial, size 11, space single, 2 cm margin all sides. The motivation letter should give answers to these two questions:  How will the knowledge obtained from your MSc (or BSc as applicable) help to enhance the technology advancement in the world? …Now, imagine you are a marketing manager.  How would you overcome existing technical challenges and design a future ASML products portfolio?  Please reflect your personal career ambition and motivations in your answers.  Please also write in your own words; plagiarism will result in rejection from the ASML Scholarships application process.

* Note: The applicant can initially complete the application by providing non-certified copies of application documents. The scholarship will be only granted under condition that the complete certified copies of application documents are received by 1 September, 2014.
Termination of studies by the student and/or a negative study progress evaluation during the two year full-time MSc or four year full-time BSc program will result in the termination of the awarded scholarship.

Application Deadline

All application material should be emailed to by August 14, 2014After reviewing the application ASML will inform the applicant whether or not the applicant is selected to participate in a phone interview, after which they will make their final selection. More information about ASML can be found on the ASML website. For questions about the scholarship, please contact them directly at Photo by Keith Ramsey.


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