Walraven scholarship at Leiden University, Netherlands

January 25, 2019

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Scholarships Description

The Walraven scholarship is offered for candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in astronomy or physics, and wish to obtain their master’s (MSc) degree in Astronomy and Instrumentation at Leiden University.

Nationality: non-Dutch candidates


Where: Leiden University, Netherlands


Faculty: science


Scholarship type: study, research


Scholarship award:


For a full scholarship the tuition fee for the Astronomy Research master’s programme will be reduced to the amount of the home fee and you will receive an allowance of up to €11,000 per year for living costs.


Partial scholarships may also be awarded. The Walraven scholarship is paid as a monthly allowance.




In order to be eligible, you need to:

  • Be students with non-Dutch nationality
  • Obtain a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in astronomy or physics
  • Hold outstanding academic merit
  • Have not receive other financial support


How to apply:

  • Apply for admission through online at Application Online
  • Write a brief statement motivating why you satisfy the two conditions of a) outstanding academic merit and b) need for financial support. Make sure to include your full contact information and send it to masters@strw.leidenuniv.nl


Deadline: February 1


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