Leiden University Excellence Scholarship (LExS) in Netherlands


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 9778

Opportunity Description


Leiden university excellence scholarship offering a great opportunity for those excellent applicants who wish to pursue their master’s degree with financially support in the Netherlands. Applicants with the high academic record in their last academic degree, write their motivation letter and fill the online application form.

More details:




  • For spring intake: 1 October 2019
  • For summer intake: 1 February 2020
  • Exception for LLM Advanced Studies Program: 1 March 2020

Location: Netherlands/ Holland

University: Leiden University

Amount and level of the scholarship value:

  • The fee of tuition 10000 Euro and 15000 Euro
  • See here the total tuition fee

Level of study: Master Degree

Fields of study:

  • Archeology
  • Humanities
  • Medicine/LUMC
  • Governance
  • Global Affairs
  • LLM Advanced studies program or the MSC in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Social and Behavioral Science
  • Science
  • Inter faculties Centrum Voor Lerarenopleiding
  • African studies center
  • International Institute for Asian studies


  • Applicants must be from non-EEA/EFTA, Exception of LLM (non-advanced) programs, which do not participate in LExS
  • Applicants must be interested to apply for a master program at University of Leiden
  • Applicants with great academic records of their previous

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Agreement letter
  • Motivation letter about 500 words in PDF format and write why you should be considered to the scholarship


How to apply:

  • Download the agreement letter and sign it.
  • Fill the online application form here
  • Successful applicants will be informed 6 weeks after the deadline

For further information, please have a glance here


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