Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

  • Master
  • Partially Funded
  • 1 October 2017
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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 & Diplomacy.

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. We do not need proof of this, it is just to indicate the competitiveness of the scholarship.

Eligibility

Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master's degree programme starting September 2017 or February 2018. 
All MA, MSc and LLM programmes that are mentioned on the website Master's programmes in Leiden are eligible for LExS, but note that some programmes have a start date in September only.  Students of all nationalities enrolling in the Advanced Master programmes in the list below starting September 2017 or February 2018.  
Note that the programmes listed below have a September start date only, with the exception of Advanced Studies in Air & Space Law: 
  
Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Air & Space Law  Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European & International Business Law   Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Tax Law   Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Public International Law   Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Civil & Commercial Law   Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Law & Digital Technologies  Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European Tax Law  Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European & International Human Rights Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights  MSc in International Relations & Diplomacy

Benefits

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has three awards:

‚ā¨ 10.000 of the tuition fee;

‚ā¨¬†15.000 of the tuition fee;

Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee.

The number and type of award of the scholarship depends on the budget available for each Faculty department. The type of award has no reflection on the students' academic level of excellence. Please be aware that the LExS is not a full scholarship.

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