GI-Bill Benefits, US Department of Veteran Affairs
Leiden University participates in the GI-Bill Benefits programme, which is provided by the US Department of Veteran Affairs.
- Leiden University application deadline: 1 April (programmes starting Sept) & 15 Oct (programmes starting Feb) / Loan application deadline: See US Dept of VA website
- Target group
- Bachelor, Master
- Countries/ nationalities
- See US Dept of VA
- Scholarship type
- Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, Interfacultair Centrum voor Lerarenopleiding, Onderwijsontwikkeling en Nascholing (ICLON), African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies
Currently the following programmes at Leiden University are listed and approved for GI-Bill Benefits:
- BA Dutch Studies
- BA International Studies
- BA Liberal Arts & Sciences, specialisation: Global Challenges
- MA Comparative Indo-European Linguistics
- MA Classics and Ancient Civilizations
- MA International Relations
- Advanced MSc International Relations & Diplomacy
- Research Master programme in Psychology, specialisation: Clinical and Health Psychology
- LLM Public International Law
- Advanced LLM in Public International Law
Approval can be sought for other study programmes upon request. Contact Leiden University's Coordinator of Foreign Loan Programmes for more details.
Eligibility, obligations and loan amounts
- Submit an online application for admission for one of the above-mentioned study programmes at Leiden University, before the relevant deadlines.
- Send an email to the Leiden University loans coordinator, stating your name, application number, the study programme(s) you have applied for and the loan you are requesting.
- After admission to the study programme, follow the US Veteran Affairs Department application procedures.
- The US Veteran Affairs Department will review the GI-Bill Benefit application and inform the student and Leiden University about their decision.
The student is responsible for submitting a complete application, according to the steps described above before the aforementioned deadline. Leiden University cannot be held responsible for late and/or incomplete applications.