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Holland Government Scholarships at Leiden University 2018/2019

The Holland Scholarship at Leiden University is intended for talented international students who would like to follow an English-taught Bachelor’s programme.

Course Level: Bachelor (Undergraduate)

Eligible Countries: Nationals of non-EEA countries (EEA: All EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • You are not an EEA passport holder and are not eligible for support from the Dutch study finance system.
  • You have never studied at a Dutch university or a Dutch university of applied sciences.
  • You have completed your pre-university education outside The Netherlands.

Method of Application: 

  1. Compose a letter of motivation (max. 500 words), in which you describe why you are a talented student, taking into account both your academic achievements and extra-curricular activities (e.g. voluntary work).
  2. Before 1 February, submit an online application for admission for one of the above-mentioned Bachelor’s progammes at Leiden University.
  3. Indicate in your online application that you are applying for the Holland Scholarship and upload your scholarship motivation letter where indicated.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st February 2018

Award Providers: The Holland Scholarship is made available by Leiden University, Nuffic, VSNU, Vereniging Hogescholen and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

Important Notes: The Holland Scholarship is not a full scholarship. Non-EEA Holland Scholarship recipients must still submit ‘proof of sufficient funds’ for their student visa/residence permit application.