Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS), 2017-18

Overview: The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS) is open to outstanding Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a master’s degree programme at Leiden University.

Study Level: Masters

Area of study: All MA, MSc and LL.M programmes as mentioned on the website Master’s programmes in Leiden, a number of programs have a start date in September only.

Scholarship Value: The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 3 awards:

€ 10.000 of the tuition fee
€ 15.000 of the tuition fee
Total tuition fee minus the home fee

Requirements: Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting February or September 2017.
In his or her prior academic education abroad, the applicant must have achieved excellent study results which are relevant for the programme for which the student wishes to enrol. As an indication, the student will be among the top 10% for the relevant programme followed abroad.
The applicant will hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.
Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree.
Students who are granted a Leiden Excellence Scholarship must comply with and confirm in writing their agreement with the terms and conditions (refer to official website) attached to the scholarship prior to the granting of the scholarship.

How to Apply: First fill in your online application for admission to Leiden University. Upload all required documents and Indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the LExS scholarship on the scholarship page.

Deadline: 1 October 2016 for programmes starting in February 2017 or 1 February 2017 for September 2017 programmes.

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