Leiden University Excellence Scholarships offers a Master's course for international students who want to study in Netherland. It is a fully funded scholarship.

Supported by:

Leiden University


  •     Nationality: Applicants should be residents of Non-EA and non-EFTA.
  •     Education: Must have completed an undergraduate degree
  •     Academic Achievement: Undergraduate with a first-class degree.  As an indication, the student is amongst the top 10% of graduates in his/her previous study program.

Application and Selection Procedure:

Applications can be submitted online at the scholarship portal, and pay the application fee if applicable. The selection committee will evaluate the application form of each applicant. Here are the steps:

  •    The faculty selection committees will nominate LExS recipients and inform the Scholarships Team, up to 6 weeks after the LExS deadline.
  •   The Scholarships Team will notify all LExS applicants of the decisions:
  •   At the end of November - for the February intake. 
  •   At the end of April - for the September intake.


Date and Deadline:

1 Feb for programmes starting 1 Sept / 1 Oct for programmes starting 1 Feb.

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Program Country(s)



Humanities ,Social And Behavioural Science


1 to 2 Year

Grant Details

€ 15,000 of the tuition fee, € 10,000 of the tuition fee, Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee

Eligible Country(s)

Non EEA and Non EFTA countries

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