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New OKP round of scholarships for masters or short courses open now!

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Despite these trying times it is important to look ahead as education is one of the key factors to provide solutions to global challenges. It is therefore that we chose the motto of our Orange Knowledge Programme to be 'education is the engine for growth'!

Are you ready to grow and venture out of your comfort zone? To learn about new developments and implement a different way of thinking, meet new people and broaden your horizons? Then now is the time to check out the possibilities the Netherlands has to offer for individual scholarships!

This round provides the opportunity to mid-career professionals from 52 countries to study in the Netherlands to acquire knowledge in the areas of Food & Nutrition Security, Water Management, Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights, and Security & Rule of Law.

Course availability

Scholarships are available for a selection of:

  • short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months);
  • master's programmes (duration 12 to 18 months).

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

Application process, criteria and deadline

First you need to select the course of your interest via the Studyfinder and then contact the education institution of that course and ask how to apply for the scholarship.

Details of the qualified courses and the contact information of the institutions can be found in  Studyfinder, using the filter 'OKP qualified - Yes'. General information about the application criteria, such as qualifying countries, etc. can be found on

This application round runs from 13 May until 30 June  2020 and applies to masters starting between 24 November - 27 July 2021 and short courses starting between 24 November - 22 February 2021 .

Good luck to all applicants!

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