Applications for the Leiden University Excellence Scholarships is currently on. The program is available for international students who wish to pursue a masters degree at Leiden university.
The Leiden University is a public research university in Leiden, Netherlands. The university is very popular on fields like social sciences.
About the Leiden University Excellence Scholarships
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) is open to Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for students with excellent grades who will like to study a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy at the university.
The applicant will hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree
Students are selected on the basis of academic merit.
Collecting applications for the Programmes starting Sept 2021: 1st Feb 2021
of Exception – LLM Advanced Studies programmes: 1st March 2021
Programmes starting Feb 2022: 1st October 2021
Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting September 2021 (All MA, MSc and LL.M programmes as mentioned on the website Master’s programmes in Leiden).
Eligible Countries: International
All nationalities enrolling in the programmes listed above starting September 2021
The number and type of award of the scholarship depends on the budget available for each Faculty department.
Value of Scholarship: The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 3 types of awards
€ 10.000 of the tuition fee
€ 15.000 of the tuition fee
Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee (also referred to as home fee)
How to Apply:
Fill in your online application for admission to Leiden University (see in Scholarship Webpage link below).
Upload all required documents.
Indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the LExS scholarship on the scholarship page. Please note that if you apply for more than one master’s programme, you have to indicate that you apply for the LExS scholarship for all these programmes seperately.
Programmes starting Sept 2021: 1st Feb 2021
Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details