Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
For excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master's degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy.

  1. 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 enroll. As an indication, the student will be among the top 10% for the relevant programme followed abroad
  2. 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)
  3. Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree
  4. Students who are granted a Leiden Excellence Scholarship must comply with and confirm in writing their agreement with the terms and conditions attached to the scholarship prior to the granting of the scholarship.

Scholarship value
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme 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

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