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Congratulations to the young winners of the Netherland-America Foundation Essay Challenge, sponsored by Dan Adams, and open to the Ivy Circle community. Emma Nelson (1st), Merlijn Mac Gillavry & Nils de Haan (2nd), and Tessa Jager (3rd) were the esteemed winners honored at the NAF Ball. The essay challenge asked […]

Announcing the Essay Challenge Winners


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After nearly 6 years, Mark Reijerkerk has indicated that he would like to hand over his Board role as Treasurer. We are grateful to him for his service and are looking for someone to join the Board as Interim Treasurer prior to formalization at the next Annual Members Meeting (ALV) […]

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Dear Ivy Circle Members, Partners and Friends, As the world continues to be plagued by the triple threat of COVID, conflict, and climate crises, there have nonetheless been signs of hope, hints of normalcy, and a sense of purpose keeping everyone going. Resilience seems to be this year’s theme! However […]

Message from our Chair on behalf of the Board



The Civility Panel by Ivy Circle
The Civility Panel is a new space where healthy, respectful dialogue can take place in an environment where active listening, open-mindedness and learning happen. It will be a platform for members to discuss topics informally that may be sensitive or awkward in other settings, ranging from diversity, race relations, ageism, […]

The Civility Panel by Ivy Circle


Spread the word to high school students in your network who want to study in the US. EducationUSA’s second annual Benelux Virtual College Fair will be held on Wednesday 13 October (schedule to be advised). This virtual fair replaces Ivy Circle’s annual US undergraduate fair in Amstelveen, as well as our […]

October 13: Benelux Virtual College Fair