Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

Posted: May 2, 2017 in Europe, Masters, Netherlands, Oct-Dec Deadline
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Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) is meant for excellent non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for excellent students of all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations & Diplomacy.


  • Non-EU/EEA students: enrolling University’s master’s degree programme starting September 2017 or February 2018. All MA, MSc and LLM programmes are eligible for LExS
  • Students of all nationalities: enrolling in the Advanced Master programmes
  • Applicant must have scored excellent study results which are relevant for the programme for which the student wishes to enroll.
  • Applicant must be among the top 10% for the relevant programme followed abroad.
  • 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 with the exception of students applying for a Master programme for which a specified previous Master programme or work experience is mandatory (the LLM advanced masters qualify as such).

Scholarship value:

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has three awards:

  • € 10.000 of the tuition fee
  • € 15.000 of the tuition fee
  • Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee

How to apply:

  • Apply online and upload required documents
————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Leiden University
Fellowship Level Master’s
Country Netherlands
Subject areas Law, International relations, tax
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 1 October 2017 (for Feb 2018 intake)

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