Leiden University Mandela Scholarships 2021/2022 for South African Students
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The Leiden University Mandela Scholarships are 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.
1st October 2021 for programs starting in February 2022
1st April 2022 for programs starting in September 2022
Offered annually? Yes
About the Leiden University Mandela Scholarships:
The Leiden University Mandela Scholarships is intended for South African students, who want to study at Leiden University for one semester in order to extend their knowledge and contribute to the development of South Africa.
On March 12, 1999, his Excellency President Nelson Mandela of South Africa received an Honorary Doctorate from Leiden University, the Netherlands. To mark this memorable event, Leiden University founded the Mandela Scholarship Fund. On receiving the award, President Mandela stated that it brought him not only a great honour but also great responsibility.