Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS)

Leiden University is welcoming applications for its Excellence Scholarships (LexS).


The Excellence Scholarships are a scholarship program by Leiden University that offers outstanding non-EEA/non-EFTA students applying for a full-time Master’s Degree Programme at the University.

Deadline: 1 Feb/1 Oct (annual)

Course starts: Sept 2021/Feb 2022

Number of Awards: The number and type of award of the scholarship depends on the budget available for each Faculty department

Degree type: Master’s Degree

Field of study: All full-time Masters programmes at Leiden University with the exception of LLM (non-advanced) and MSc programmes at Leiden Law School

Host institution: Leiden University

Country of Study: Netherlands

Target demographic: Non-EEA/non-EFTA* nationals – see details below

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award is in three categories;

• € 10.000 of the tuition fee

• € 15.000 of the tuition fee

• Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee


P.S: You are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access firsthand details regarding application eligibility and requirements.

Visit the scholarship official website for more information on how to apply. All the best.

Website: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/scholarships/sea/Leiden-University-Excellence-Scholarship-LexS



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