|Deadline: February 1 / October 1, 2019||Institution(s): Leiden University|
|Level of Study: Masters||Study in: Netherlands|
Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS) 2019:
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a full-time master’s degree programme at Leiden University.
Opportunity Focus Area:
All Masters programmes (with the exception of regular LLM (non-advanced) programmes) in the following Faculties: Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, Interfacultair Centrum voor Lerarenopleiding, Onderwijsontwikkeling en Nascholing (ICLON), African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies
Number of Scholarships:
The number and type of award of the scholarship depends on the budget available for each Faculty department.
Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS) 2019 provides the recipient with the following benefits:
• € 10.000 of the tuition fee
• € 15.000 of the tuition fee
• Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee
Non-EU/EEA international students
To qualify for a Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS) 2019, candidates must fulfill all of the following requirements below:
Students must have achieved excellent study results in their previous education, this being relevant to the Master’s programme for which they are applying. As an indication, the student is amongst the top 10% of graduates in his/her previous study programme. Note: proof of ranking is not required – this information is purely to indicate the level of competitiveness.
Applicants must have a non EEA* passport and may not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans (Studiefinanciering).
Please visit official website link given at the end. However, here are important instructions to avail this scholarship:
You must first apply online for admissions to a Master’s programme at Leiden University. In your application, you must indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the LExS scholarship and upload your letter of motivation for the LExS scholarship on the scholarship page. The deadline for programmes starting in February is 1 October while programmes starting in September have a deadline of 1 February (exception – LLM Advanced Studies programmes: 1 March).