Application rounds are current open for the Government of Netherlands Orange Knowledge Programme 2023/2024 to study in Netherlands. Those wishing to pursue a short course or masters studies in the Netherlands have the opportunity of getting full funding through the Orange Knowledge Programme.
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.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs / managed by Nuffic.
Host Institution(s): Institutions in Netherlands
Scholarship Type: Full Scholarships
Study level: Postgraduate
Number of Awards: Several
Nationality: International Students
Orange Knowledge Programme 2023 | Eligibility Criteria
The Orange Knowledge Programme individual scholarships are open to mid-career professionals, who are nationals of – and living and working in – the eligible countries (below):
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.
The procedure is as follows:
- Candidates register with their Dutch education institution
- Dutch institution nominates candidates and submits grant application
- Embassies check eligibility and assess applications
- Selection results published
- Grants awarded
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How-to-Apply: To apply for the Orange Knowledge Programme 2023, you need to first select 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 there.
The Orange Knowledge Programme is in three application rounds:
- Round 1: submit applications between 8 February – 30 March 16.00 CET for courses starting between 24 July 2023 and 31 January 2024..
- Round 2: submit applications between 28 June – 5 September 16.00 CET for courses starting after 1 February 2024.
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