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Grant from Leiden University

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) is opened for excellent Non-EU/EEA students who wish to enroll in a Leiden University master's degree programme beginning from February 2017 or September 2017.

Fields of study: economy, law, math, informatics, linguistics

Academic degree: Master

Target audience: non-EU residents

Participating universities: Leiden University (the Netherlands)

Programme duration: one year (beginning in February or September 2017, according to the speciality chosen).

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has three awards:

- € 10.000 of the tuition fee;

- € 15.000 of the tuition fee;

- total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee.

To be eligible, candidates must:

- hold, or be working towards, at least an upper second class honours degree;

- hold the following language requirements:

IELTS 6.5 (with no element lower than 6.0 for Law), or an  equivalent language qualification recognised by the Leiden University (such as WAEC; SPM 119; Standard X1)

- have submitted a postgraduate application form prior to completing the scholarship application;

- have submitted an application for scholarship.

Deadline is 1 October 2016 for programmes starting in February, 1 February 2017 for programmes starting in September 2017, for law – March 2017.

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