Government of Holland International Scholarship At Leiden University 2018-2019

The Governmnet of Holland in her bid to support and promote education is pleased to call for applications for the Government of Holland International Scholarship At Leiden University 2018/2019 , eligible persons are welome to apply and all applications are to be submitted by before the deadline.

About The Netherlands:

The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid during WWII. Canalside mansions and a trove of works from artists including Rembrandt and Vermeer remain from the city’s 17th-century “Golden Age.”



Bachelor (Undergraduate)

Fields of Study:

 For talented non-EEA students enrolling in one of the following English-taught Bachelor’s programmes:

  • Archaeology
  • Arts, Media and Society
  • Dutch Studies
  • International Relations and Organisations
  • International Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy: Global and Comparative Perspectives
  • Psychology
  • Security Studies
  • South and Southeast Asian Studies
  • Urban Studies

Host Nationality: 

The Netherlands

Eligible Countries: 

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

Value of Award:

 One-off payment of € 5,000 – which you will receive after arrival in The Netherlands in your first year of studies.




  • 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.

How to Apply: 

  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.
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Application Deadline: 

Updates on deadline will be communicated soon please stay tuned

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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.

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