In Holland, higher education is subsidized, which means that tuition fees can be kept relatively low, especially compared with the United Kingdom and the United States. There are several possibilities for obtaining funding. Some of these are described here in brief. More information can be found at Grantfinder, an online search engine which brings together a range of Dutch scholarships for international students who wish to come to the Netherlands. Applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit and motivation.