Short Courses Fellowships for International Students at Leiden University

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  • Deadline: October 30, 2017
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Leiden University is inviting applications for Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for Short Courses which is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The NFP short course scholarship period is a minimum of 12 days and a maximum of 365 days.

Leiden University is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. Leiden University plays a foremost role in academic research and teaching. Leiden University is an internationally operating research-driven university with a wide range of academic disciplines and degree programmes.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • You are unconditionally admitted to the short course (see step 1 of application procedure below).
  • You are nominated by your employer and have an employer’s statement that complies with the format EP-Nuffic has provided (see step 3 of the application procedure below).
  • You have an official and valid passport.
  • If applicable, you must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (see step 4 of the application procedure below).
  • Applicants are not employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff development. Organisations that are considered to have their own means for staff development are for example: multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft), large national and/or a large commercial organisations, bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid), multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB) and international NGOs (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care).

Benefits

The fellowship will cover the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, tuition fee, visas, travel and insurance. If applicable, the fellowship holder is expected to cover the difference between the actual costs and the costs that are covered by the fellowship.

Application

Applicants can apply via online.

  • A copy of your passport (or another form of identification)
  • An employer’s statement
  • The admission letter of the International Tax Center
  • The statement of government authority (if applicable)
  • Please note that your application will not be considered if one or more of these documents are missing. Each document can only be uploaded in PDF format and should not exceed 2 MB.
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