The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides two types of scholarships to media and communications professionals from a variety of partner countries. Both scholarships are administered by Nuffic, the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education.
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One of these scholarships, the Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme is open for 2021/2022 application phase. The Nuffic OKP scholarship 2021 is available to 53 countries; you can find your country in the list and apply this scholarship.
Orange Knowledge Programme or OKP (formerly known as NFP), is available to 53 countries. OKP has three ‘application windows’ in the year: mainly in February, May/June and October.
The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) does not have a specific age limit but focuses on mid-career professionals. Please check below if you meet the requirements to be eligible for a Nuffic OKP scholarship:
You are a national who lives and works in one of the countries on the Nuffic OKP list which you can find here.
You have an Employer’s Statement that complies with the format Nuffic has provided.
You have an official and valid passport.
You are not attending two or more courses at the same time.
You can provide a Government Statement if needed – please check here to see if you need one.
You must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff-development.