Leiden University South Africa scholarship - University of the Western Cape

  • Master, Bachelor
  • 1 April 2023

This Scholarship is intended for students of the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, who would like to study at Leiden University for one or two semester as part of an exchange programme.

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Applicants must: • be enrolled at the University of the Western Cape. • be preselected for a scholarship by the University of the Western Cape. • meet the standard admission requirements for exchange/study abroad students at Leiden University.

• The University of the Western Cape will review all scholarship applications and send the names of one or two selected students to Leiden University’s Scholarships Team. • Within two weeks of admission to a Leiden University exchange programme, the Scholarships Team will notify the selected candidates about further procedures.

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Duration: • Each year one scholarship is available for a two-semester exchange programme (up to 10 months), OR • two scholarships for a one-semester exchange programme (up to 5 months). The scholarship includes: • Living allowance: € 1,000 per month


  1. Submit your scholarship application to the University of the Western Cape. Contact Ms Hilda Wilson or Ms Debbie Lamson for information on application procedures and deadlines.
  2. Submit an online application for admission for an exchange/study abroad course at Leiden University. Deadline: Leiden University deadline: 15 Oct (programmes starting Feb); 1 April (programmes starting Sept)
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