Leiden University Mandela 2018 Scholarship for South African Students

By | September 13, 2017

Leiden University Mandela 2018 Scholarship for South African Students

 For Exchange and Study Abroad students from South Africa who would like to study at Leiden University for one semester. The scholarship will be awarded for a maximum of five months.

Application Deadlines: 

  • 1st October 2017 for programs starting in February 2018
  • 1st April 2018 for programs starting in September 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): Netherlands

Type: Short Courses

Eligibility: Candidates must be:

  • Permanent residents of South Africa;
  • Enrolled in at South African University;
  • Accepted for a semester programme at Leiden University as an Exchange student or Study Abroad student;
  • Motivated to upgrade or extend their knowledge in order to make a contribution towards the development of South Africa;
  • Committed to return to South Africa after their study period at Leiden University.

Number of Awardees: Several

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship amount differs for Exchange students and Study Abroad students:

Exchange students 

  • International travel costs: € 1000
  • Living allowance: € 800 per month (for a maximum of five months)
  • Insurance: will be sponsored by AON Student Insurance and arranged by the Scholarships Department of Leiden University.

Study Abroad Students

  • Tuition fee: the actual fee
  • International travel costs: € 1000
  • Living allowance: € 800 per month (for a maximum of five months)
  • Insurance: will be sponsored by AON Student Insurance and arranged by the Scholarships Department of Leiden University.

Duration of Scholarship: Five months (1 semester)

How to Apply: Visit Scholarship Webpage to apply

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