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Holland Fellowships and Scholarships – Orange Knowledge Programme 2020 (Fully-Funded)

Holland Fellowships and Scholarships – Orange Knowledge Programme 2020: Interested students and professional from developing countries are invited to apply for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) fully funded to study in the Netherlands. Fellowships and scholarships are made available to interested applicants.

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries. Scholarships are available for a selection of:

  • short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months);
  • master’s programmes (duration 12 to 24 months).

Scholarship Sponsor(s): funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic.

Scholarships to be taken at: Selected partner institutions in Holland.

Scholarship Type: Full Scholarships.

Scholarship level: Postgraduate

Slots: Several.

Subject Eligibility: See Research Interests (below).

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students.


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Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility conditions are more specific to school of choice. That is, each institution may have different specific criteria. You need to contact your choice education institution (search institutions from link provided in application procedure section). For more information on the general eligibility criteria please read: OKP information for applicants(165 kB)

Eligible Courses:

All courses that are eligible for an Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship are listed in Studyfinder. Please search in Studyfinder, using the filter ‘OKP qualified – Yes’

Eligible Countries:

The Orange Knowledge Programme individual scholarships are open to mid-career professionals, who are nationals of – and living and working in – the following listed countries:

▪ Afghanistan

▪ Albania

▪ Armenia

▪ Bangladesh

▪ Benin

▪ Bhutan

▪ Bolivia

▪ Burkina Faso

▪ Burundi

▪ Cambodia

▪ Colombia

▪ Congo (DRC)

▪ Cuba

▪ Egypt

▪ Ethiopia

▪ Georgia

▪ Ghana

▪ Guatemala

▪ Guinea

▪ Jordan

▪ Kenya

▪ Lebanon

▪ Liberia

▪ Mali

▪ Mozambique

▪ Myanmar

▪ Nepal

▪ Nicaragua

▪ Niger

▪ Nigeria

▪ North Macedonia

▪ Pakistan

▪ Palestinian Territories

▪ Peru

▪ Philippines

▪ Rwanda

▪ Senegal

▪ Sierra Leone

▪ Somalia

▪ South Africa

▪ South Sudan

▪ Sri Lanka

▪ Sudan

▪ Suriname

▪ Tanzania

▪ Thailand

▪ Tunisia

▪ Uganda

▪ Vietnam

▪ Yemen

▪ Zambia and

▪ Zimbabwe

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Application Procedures for the Holland Fellowships and Scholarships – Orange Knowledge Programme – How-to-Apply:

If you meet the eligibility above, you can apply for the scholarship by first selecting a course and then contact the education institution of your course and ask how to apply for the scholarship.

You can find a list of courses and institutions that are linked to the Orange Knowledge Programme in Studyfinder, using the filter ‘OKP qualified – Yes’. You can also find contact details of the institutions in the link provided.

Application Deadlines: The 3 candidate application rounds for individual scholarships are:

  • Round 1: closed
  • Round 2: 13 May-30 June (all short course and master’s programmes ending before 31 August 2022)
  • Round 3: 2 September-13 October (short course only)

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