Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS), the Netherlands

Leiden University Excellence Scholarships – LExS scholarship is now open. International students from non-EU/EEA who pursuing Master in law program starting September or February may apply the LexS Scholarship. Three best candidates will be selected to receive up to € 15.000 of the tuition fee. The LexS Scholarship is offered on annual basis. The deadline can be seen below.

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

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

Level and Area of Studies
Master degree in law subjects

Place of Study
Leiden University in the Netherlands

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting September or February
  • 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.

Applicants’ Nationality
International students with non-EU/EEA may apply this scholarship

Application Instruction
You must first apply for admissions to Leiden University online. 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.

Submission Deadline
1 February For all programmes starting in September 2017 (except Law programmes). For programmes starting in February, the deadline is 1 October.

Website and Application Link

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