Leiden University Excellence Scholarship 2015

Last Date for Apply 1st October, 2015

Leiden University, Netherlands, invites applications for Leiden University Excellence Scholarship for students pursuing their master’s degree programme for the session February, 2016


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Scholarship Details

The Leiden University excellence scholarship program has 5 awards:

Platinum Covers the tuition fee minus the home fee and an allowance of €10,000 for living costs

Gold Covers the tuition fee minus the home fee

Silver Covers 75% of the tuition fee

Bronze Covers 50% of the tuition fee

Ivory Covers 25 % of the tuition fee

Eligibility Criteria

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. We do not need proof of this, it is just to indicate the competitiveness of the scholarship.

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 (“Studiefinanciering”; more information). This requirement does not apply to applicants who apply for a LexS for programmes mentioned under point 2 “For whom”.

Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree.

Students who are granted a LExS must comply with and confirm in writing their agreement with the Rules and Regulations attached to the scholarship prior to the granting of the scholarship.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, candidates should write a letter of motivation (in word) of a maximum of 500 words, in which candidate indicate why you believe you should be considered for this scholarship
Visit website https://prospectivestudents.leiden.edu/ and apply online

The word document should then be attached on the scholarship page in the online application for the master’s programs for which you are applying

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For more detail please visit website www.prospectivestudents.leiden.edu