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Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS) awarded

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarships Programme (LExS) provides scholarships for excellent international students from outside the EU/EEA who come to Leiden to follow a master’s programme. The first eighty LExS scholarships have been awarded for this academic year.

The first eighty scholarships have been awarded for this academic year. There are five categories of award: platinum, gold, silver, bronze and ivory). The highest award (platinum) amounts to the full tuition fees, less the statutory tuition fees, plus € 10,000 to cover living expenses; the lowest award (ivory) amounts to 25% of the tuition fees.

The five excellent students who have been awarded a platinum scholarship are among the best 10% of their programme. The winners are:

  • Svetlana Kharchenkova, Russia, Chinese Studies
  • Mohammed Mehdi Lameé, Iran, Astronomy
  • Alexandra Nikolayevna, Russia, Public Administration
  • Evgeniya Gutova, Russia, Linguistics – structures and variation in the languages of the world (research master’s)
  • E.N. Yenkong Pangmashi, Cameroon, African Studies (research master’s)

Next application deadline: 15 october 
Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme

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