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

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarships are available to outstanding international 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 aim is to nurture graduates who will emerge as academic experts and active global participants, dedicated to addressing the societal challenges of our times. This vision underscores the need for a rigorous research-oriented educational approach.

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

These Scholarships are intended for exceptional students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) who are seeking to pursue a Master’s degree program at Leiden University. These scholarships are granted for the duration of the chosen study program.

Scholarship Requirements:

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

  1. Have achieved outstanding academic performance in their previous educational programs, which should be relevant to the Master’s program they are applying for. Typically, successful candidates rank among the top 10% of graduates in their prior studies. It’s important to note that formal proof of ranking is not required; this information is provided to indicate the level of competitiveness.
  2. Possess a non-EEA/non-EFTA* passport and must not be eligible for government-funded student financial support from the Dutch government (Studiefinanciering). However, there are exceptions for certain programs listed below, which do not have nationality restrictions:
  • All LLM Advanced Studies programs
  • MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy

Scholarship Duration and Reward

This Scholarship (LExS) is granted for the entire duration of the selected study program. This scholarship offers three distinct levels of awards:

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

Method of Application

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