Application is invited to apply for Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) in Netherlands 2023. The Leiden Netherlands excellence scholarship offers a full-time master’s scholarship for international students. The aim of the Netherland scholarship 2023 is to attract brilliant students and provide the opportunity to study in the Netherlands.
Leiden University Scholarship offers all programs for master’s scholarships Except LLM Advanced Studies programs all over the world student. The scholarship will cover € 10000 of the tuition fee & € 15000 of the tuition fee for the master’s program.
The University of Leiden is a public research university in Leiden, the Netherlands. Founded in 1575 by William, the Prince of Orange as a reward to the city of Leiden for his defense against the Spanish attacks during the Eighty Years War, is the oldest institution of higher education in the Netherlands.
Leiden University Netherlands Scholarship 2023
- Host University: Leiden University
- Host Country: Netherlands
- Scholarship Coverage: Tuition Fees
- Course Level: Netherlands Master Scholarship
- Eligibility: All International Student
- program Start: 1 Feb for programmes starting 1 Sept / 1 Oct for programmes starting 1 Feb
Scholarships will not be awarded to candidates who have already obtained a master’s degree from the University of Leiden. Scholarships cannot be awarded to students who will follow an LLM (non-advanced) program at the University of Leiden.
It is not possible to combine the LExS with another scholarship funded by the University of Leiden. It is not possible to combine the LExS with another full scholarship from an external provider.
Study Program Requirements: Candidates for all master’s programs at the University of Leiden, with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) programs.
For non-EEA / EFTA citizens * who apply for a master’s degree program at the University of Leiden. See additional notes for UK students below.
For students of all nationalities who enroll in the LLM or MSC Advanced Studies program in International Relations and Diplomacy.
Academic requirements: Students must have achieved excellent academic results in their previous study program.
The LExS is awarded for the duration of the study program. There are three available levels of awards:
- € 10,000 of the tuition fee
- € 15,000 of the tuition fee
- Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee
The LExS is not a full scholarship. Non-EEA LExS recipients must still submit ‘proof of sufficient funds for their student visa/residence permit application.
Apply online for admission to a Master’s program 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 program and wish to apply for a LExS for each, indicate this clearly in each application and upload a LExS motivation letter for each.