Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) for International Students in Netherlands 2022-2023

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) for International Students in Netherlands 2022-2023

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Scholarship Description:

Leiden University pleased to offer the Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) for International Students for the 2022-2023 academic session. The award which is available for Master’s degree study programmes, now open for applications.

The scholarship is for excellent students joining a full-time Leiden University Master’s degree programme – with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programmes at Leiden Law School.

Institution:

Leiden University, Netherland

Study Level:

Masters

Subject Areas:

The following faculties are eligible for the study scholarship: Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies

Scholarship Worth:

Tuition fee of € 10,000 – € 15,000

Nationalities:

International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

for Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS), applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants for all Master’s programme at Leiden University – with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programmes at Leiden Law School.
  • Non-EEA/non-EFTA nationals who are applying for a Master’s programme at Leiden University. See additional note for UK students below.
  • Students of all nationalities applying for an LLM Advanced Studies programme, or the MSC in International Relations and Diplomacy.
  • Students must have achieved excellent academic results in their previous study programme(s), which must be relevant to the Master’s programme for which they are applying.

Application Procedure:

for Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS), you are expected to the following steps:

  • Apply online for admission to a Master’s programme at Leiden University and pay the application fee if applicable.
  • In the scholarship section of your online application, indicate that you wish to apply for a LExS.
  • Upload your LExS motivation letter as instructed in your online application. This is a PDF file of max. 500 words, in which you explain why you would like to be considered for the award.
  • Submit your online application, containing your LExS application, before the LExS application deadline.
  • If you apply for more than one study programme and wish to apply for a LExS for each, indicate this clearly in each application and upload a LExS motivation letter for each.

Application Deadline:

1 Oct (for programmes starting 1 Feb)

Apply Online || Visit the Official Website

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