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Leiden University Mandela Scholarships 2020/2021 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 2019 for programs starting in February 2020
  • 1st April 2020 for programs starting in September 2020

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): The Netherlands

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility: Applicants must be:

  • permanent residents of South Africa.
  • enrolled at a South African University.
  • motivated to upgrade or extend their knowledge in order to make a contribution towards the development of South Africa.

Number of Awardees: Several

Value of Scholarship: 

The scholarship includes:

  • Tuition fees for a one-semester study abroad programme (if applicable)
    Note: exchange students are exempted from tuition fees on the basis of the exchange agreement
  • Living allowance: € 1000 per month
  • Insurance sponsored by AON Student Insurance and arranged by Leiden University’s Scholarships Team

Duration of Scholarship: Five months (1 semester)

How to Apply: Visit Scholarship Webpage to apply

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Leiden University Fund (LUF), The Netherlands – South Africa Alumni Network (NESANET)

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