This new section of the blog is called ‘OPPORTUNITY’ and from time to time interesting aspects will irregularly be presented. This time the company TravelBird, situated in Amsterdam, is having a contest for a scholarship. Read more below! 

TravelBird have announced an exciting opportunity to win an internship at their HQ in Amsterdam, and current students at NHTV Breda are now eligible to participate. The scheme has been created to encourage learning and travel among students who are still attending university. The most successful applicant will win €3,000 to go towards their studies, work placement or travels. The winner will also have the opportunity to complete a paid internship for 3 to 6 months in The Netherlands. All students are eligible to apply.

To apply for this scholarship you need to be a current student and answer the following question:

“What has been your most inspirational travel experience?”

We encourage students to think carefully and approach the question from as wide, creative or inspiring a perspective as possible. Your application will be accepted in a variety of different types of formats, from videos to essays; just get creative and play to your strengths.

To apply just submit your response to the above question by email to, along with a PDF version of your certificate of enrollment for the 2015/2016 academic year at your university.

The application deadline is at 23:59 (CET) on May 31st, 2016, and the winner will be announced on June 15th at the Travelbird website. Please go to to the Travelbird Scholarship or Travelbird studiebeurs to read more about the scholarship and how to apply in particular.