MSc Scholarships

Non-EU/EEA students


-Excellent non-EU/EEA students can apply for the Leiden University LExS scholarships read more.

-ASML Technology scholarship click here

-LExS scholarships provide a (partial) waiver of the tuition fee. If additional support is required, a separate application to a LION scholarship (see below) has to be made.

-EU/EEA students For excellent (non-Dutch) EU/EEA-students, LION provides scholarships which in part are made available by the Den Adel Fund and the Gorter Fund. The scholarships are for one year, with renewal for a second year conditional on successful completion of the first year.



There are two types of scholarship, meant to assist in the cost of living:


LION-1:     4 grants of € 12.000


LION-2:     4 grants of € 7.500


Admission process

    1.Apply for admission to the MSc program in Physics through the online application system. Note that only applications that are complete before the deadline are guaranteed full consideration. For the LION scholarships, the deadline for the academic year 2017-18 is February 1, 2017.
    1. 2.The motivation letter for admission should mention why the candidate satisfies the two conditions of a) outstanding academic merit and b) need for financial support. Questions with respect to these scholarships can be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    International students should also check the Leiden University


    website on scholarships.