Leiden University Fund – Lutfia Rabbani Foundation Masters Scholarship 2023

Leiden University invites applications from qualified applicants to apply for Lutfia Rabbani Foundation 2023 Masters Scholarship in the Netherlands.

The Lutfia Rabbani Foundation and the Leiden University Fund renewed their partnership on the 15th of September, 2021. This reiterates the commitment of both organizations to support exceptional talent from the MENA region, stressing the importance of international scholarships as a tool to promote Euro-Arab dialogue. It will support students who demonstrate exceptional academic excellence and a strong motivation to promote Euro-Arab dialogue.

Moreover, the scholarship is strengthened by a mentoring program that offers the scholarship recipient guidance on a personal and professional level and also provides access to the Foundation’s extensive and diverse network and platforms.

Location: Netherlands

Duration: 1 year


The maximum amount of the Leiden University Fund – Lutfia Rabbani Foundation Scholarship is €30,000.


  • The scholarship is open to Arab students who have received an official letter of acceptance into a one-year Master’s program at Leiden University.
  • Students must be nationals from one of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, or Yemen.

Criteria for the Evaluation

  • Academic excellence
  • Personal growth: Assessing the contribution the proposed field of study would have on the applicant’s continued academic and professional development and/or its potential for impact in the local context.
  • Strong motivation in line with the ideals of the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation’s goal of promoting Euro-Arab dialogue and understanding
  • Financial need

Application Process

The necessary documents are:

  • Motivation and purpose statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of passport
  • Copies of degrees or diplomas with academic transcripts
  • Two signed references from either academic or professional referees
  • Letter of acceptance from Leiden University. 
  • A detailed program outline of the Master’s study the scholar intends to pursue at Leiden University
  • Budget
  • Signed and dated Application Form.
READ ALSO  African Palliative Care Association Scholarships for Nurses and Health workers

To apply click here.

Deadline: June 01, 2023

For more information, visit the official site.

Verified by MonsterInsights