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Two Leiden finalists for ECHO Loyens & Loeff Law & Tax Award

Three students are still in the race for the ECHO Loyens & Loeff Law & Tax Award 2019, two of them are students at Leiden Law School.

Mr. Online announced the names of the finalists: the two Leiden Law School finalists are Raz Ahmad, studying law, and Nebeela Hussain, studying tax law; the third finalist is Ahmed Mahmoud who is studying law at Maastricht University.  

The three finalists will present themselves to the jury on 5 September and the winner will be announced by Minister Van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science on 26 September.


The Loyens & Loeff Law & Tax Award is one of five categories of the ECHO awards which are awarded each year to outstanding students with non-western backgrounds who stand out because of their excellent study performance, outside-the-box thinking, bridge-building skills, active social engagement and leadership skills.

The five winners will be allowed to attend an all-expense paid summer course at the University of California in the United States.

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