Where can I find information on scholarships for studying at Leiden University?

Information about the various scholarships available can be found on our Financial Aid webpage, via the link below. Scholarships are generally awarded on the basis of academic merit and motivation.

Application procedures
Application procedures vary per scholarship. Some require a motivation letter and/or excellent study results, others a recommendation letter. For the exact procedures, please check the details of the scholarship in question.

Deadlines vary per scholarship. See our Financial Aid webpage for details. 

Please be aware that when applying for admission to Leiden University, it can take up to 6 weeks before you will receive a decision on your application. If you are also applying for a scholarship, we advise you to bear this in mind and submit your application as early as possible.