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Leiden University Mandela Scholarship for South African Students 2019/2020

 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 2018 for programs starting in February 2019
  • 1st April 2019 for programs starting in September 2018

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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