Applications are invited for Oort Master Scholarships at Leiden University in Netherlands. Application is open for International Students to pursue masters degree Program  in 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:1 October 2018 (for students starting in February) and

1 February 2018 (for students starting in September)

Study in:
Providers:Leiden University
Course Level:Master degree
Field of Study:Astronomy

Benefits for Oort Master Scholarships:

The Oort scholarship is for one year, with conditional renewal for a second year upon successful completion of the first year. 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 Oort scholarship is paid as a monthly allowance. If applicants stop your Astronomy master’s studies for whatever reason, the Oort scholarship payments will be stopped directly.

Eligibility for Oort Master Scholarships:

  • Eligible Countries:  International
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet following criteria:
  1. Applicants must be a student with a non-Dutch nationality
  2. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in astronomy or physics.
  3. Applicants previous study results should be of outstanding academic merit
  4. Applicants have no other financial support (e.g. scholarships, grants) for Applicants master’s study
  5. Applicants are planning to obtain Applicants master’s degree in any of the following research specialisations: Astronomy ResearchAstronomy and CosmologyAstronomy and Instrumentation or Astronomy and Data Science.

English Language Requirements for Oort Master Scholarships:

The candidate should have a very good command of English language.


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