Study-In-Netherlands: 2024 Leiden University Excellence Scholarships For International Students

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarships are available to outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) who are enrolling in a full-time Master’s degree program at Leiden University.

Our aspiration is to cultivate graduates who not only excel academically but also become active participants in global society, dedicated to addressing the pressing challenges of our time. Achieving this goal necessitates a teaching approach deeply rooted in research and scholarly inquiry.

Scholarship Summary for 2024 Leiden University Excellence Scholarships For International Students

  • Host Country: Netherlands
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe
  • Eligible Countries: non-EEA/non-EFTA countries
  • Reward: €25,000
  • Deadline: February 1, 2024

Scholarship Details for 2024 Leiden University Excellence Scholarships For International Students

The scholarship is designed for exceptional students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) who are pursuing a Master’s degree program at Leiden University. It is granted for the entire duration of the study program..

Scholarship Requirements:

To be eligible for the Leiden University Excellence Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated outstanding academic performance in their previous educational endeavors, with relevance to the Master’s program they are applying for. Typically, this implies being within the top 10% of graduates in their previous study program. It’s important to note that formal proof of ranking is not required; this information serves as an indicator of the level of competitiveness.
  • Possess a passport from a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Additionally, applicants should not be eligible for student financial aid from the Dutch government (Studiefinanciering), except for specific programs where nationality restrictions do not apply:
  • All LLM Advanced Studies programs
  • MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy

Scholarship Duration and Reward

The LExS scholarship is granted for the entire duration of the study program and is available at three different award levels.:

  • € 10,000 of the tuition fee
  • € 15,000 of the tuition fee
  • Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee

Method of Application

Applicants who are both interested and meet the qualifications should use the “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” button provided below.

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