Prepare to seize an enriching and exciting learning opportunity known as the Kuiper-Overpelt Study Fund. This funding program for nationals of developing countries in the Netherlands is sponsored by Leiden University for the academic year 2023-2024.

Brief Description

Talented students are selected for the funding program. The Master of Law program offers a grant of €25,000, which covers the full tuition fee of €19,300 as well as a portion of the recipient’s living expenses. The grant is valid for one year.

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Leiden University is the Netherlands’ oldest university. It has seven educational capabilities and over fifty subject departments, as well as over 40 national and international research institutes. Leiden desires a world-class reputation built over four centuries.

Why study at Leiden University? Leiden maintains education, analysis, group structure, overseas sales, talent cultivation, and campus cultural construction, as well as a large number of jobs and funding. It also offers high-quality education, a diverse range of bachelor’s and master’s programs, and personal assistance with students’ studies.


Eligible Countries: Candidates from developing countries are welcome to apply.
Courses or subjects that are acceptable: The scholarship will be awarded in the university’s master of laws program.
Admissible Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered:
They are citizens of a country with an HDI Index ranking of medium (113-151) or low (152-189) (see:
Lack of financial resources to continue with the study program without the assistance of a scholarship.
Have a strong desire to pursue the Master of Laws Advanced Studies program in International Children’s Rights.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Candidates must apply online for admission to the Master of Laws program. After enrolling, they can submit an online scholarship application to the university.
Documents in Support: The following documents must be presented to the university by the students:


Leiden University will award scholarships totaling €25,000, which will cover the full tuition fee of €19,300 as well as a portion of the recipient’s living expenses. The grant is valid for one year.


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