For mid-career professionals from one of the 50 selected countries, following NFP approved short courses or Master’s Programmes
- Applicants are mid-career professionals with at least three years work experience.
- Applicants are nationals of one of the following countries.
- Applicants have been UN conditionally admitted to courses and programmes recognised by the NFP (short course or master’s programme).
- Applicants are nominated by their employers. Applications without a support letter from an employer will not be considered.
Scholarship Period: Minimum 2 weeks for a short course, maximum 2 years for a Master’s programme
General Requirements: See the NFP website for the requirements
Application Fee: If you are applying for an NFP scholarship for a short course or a master’s programme you are not required to pay the €100 application fee. However, we must receive evidence that you are intending to apply for the NFP scholarship, in the form of a letter from your employer, endorsing your study plans and guaranteeing that while you are absent your salary will continue to be paid and your job will be held. This is the same letter that you will require for your actual NFP application
Application Procedure and Deadlines:
Short Course: Please check the Study Abroad website for more information on the admission process and deadlines for short courses, study abroad programmes and summer schools
Master’s Programme: Please first check our master’s programmes for more information on application procedures and studying in Leiden.
|1||Fill in your online application for admission to Leiden University|
|2||Upload all necessary documents|
|3||Indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the NFP scholarship on the scholarship page
Please make sure that you select NFP Master from the drop down menu in the category “Name”.
|4||Upload the support letter from your employer|
|5||Submit your online application|
|NFP-sub Programme||Deadline: application to Leiden University||Deadline: application to Nuffic (via SOL*)||Outcome SOL*|
|Academic year 2013-2014|
|Start programme: January 2014|
|Master & Study Abroad Programme||7 February 2013||7 May 2013||September 2013|
|Short Course||7 April 2013||7 May 2013||September 2013|
|Start programme: Mid May 2014|
|Short Course||1 September 2013||1 October 2013 (15.00 hrs CET)||January 2014|
|Academic Year 2014-2015|
|Start programme: as of September 2014|
|Master & Study Abroad programme||1 December 2013||4 February 2014||6 May 2014|
|Short Course||28 January 2014||4 February 2014||6 May 2014|
|Start Programme: as of January 2015
|Short Course||29 April 2014||6 May 2014||5 August 2014|
|Master||6 Februari 2014||6 May 2014||5 August 2014|
|Start programme: as of March 2015|
|Short Course||30 September 2014||7 October 2014||January 2015|
* SOL= Scholarship Online, the Nuffic’s online application tool
- Please ensure that you have submitted a complete application by the relevant deadline mentioned in the table above.
- If you apply to Leiden University after our application deadline you may still indicate that you are applying for an NFP Scholarship. However Leiden University cannot guarantee that your file will be reviewed in time to meet the deadline for application via SOL (the Nuffic’s online scholarship application tool).
- If you get admitted to Leiden University please be aware that Leiden University issues conditional admissions at all times. An unconditional admissions letter can only be issued after receipt of original academic documentation (such as certified copies of your diploma and transcripts). This documentation needs to be sent by post. Instructions will be included in the conditional admissions letter.