Master Scholarships for Professionals from the Orange Knowledge Program in the Netherlands

Date limite : 15 mars 2020

Université étatique: Université de Groningue

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Master Scholarships for Professionals from the Orange Knowledge Program in the Netherlands

The University of Groningen in the Netherlands is offering Orange Knowledge Programme scholarships for experts with some years of experience in Egypt, Jordan, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. This Programme is fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge, and quality of both individuals as well as organizations in the field of Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education and in other fields related to priority themes in the OKP partner countries. The scholarships are awarded in a very competitive selection to highly motivated professionals who are in a position to introduce the newly-acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organization.

Available Programs:

  • Short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months);
  • Master's programs (duration 12 – 24 months).

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'.

Scholarship Value:

An OKP scholarship is intended to supplement the salary that you should continue to receive during the scholarship period. The scholarship is a contribution towards your costs of living and costs such as tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance, etc. You have to cover any difference between the OKP scholarship amount and the actual costs yourself.

General Eligibility Criteria:

You must meet a number of criteria that support the aim of the OKP to be eligible for a scholarship.

The criteria for the scholarship applicant are as follows:

  • The scholarship applicant works for one of the following types of national and/or local organizations: ministries, secondary or higher vocational or academic education institutions, universities, private sector, commissions or NGOs.

The scholarship applicant may not work for:

  • a bilateral or multilateral organization;
  • a non-governmental organization that is internationally active and is focused on representing social interests, such as development cooperation, nature, and environmental protection, health or human rights.
  • The scholarship application is a professional who, in light of his/her role, multiple years of relevant work experience and networks within a theme relevant to local development is in a position or through his/her employer could be put in a position to apply what he/she has learned in practice.
  • The scholarship applicant holds the nationality of and is resident and working in one of the countries on the OKP country list (Egypt, Jordan, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen).
  • The scholarship applicant holds a valid identity document.
  • The scholarship applicant has been admitted to the course or program for which he/she wishes an OKP scholarship.
  • The scholarship applicant has provided a government statement with the scholarship application if this is required by the local government.
  • The scholarship applicant demonstrates that the requested co-funding percentage is available to fund the study.
  • The employer of the scholarship applicant supports the scholarship application through a positive reference, declares that it will continue to pay the salary of the scholarship recipient during the program and after his/her return will give the scholarship recipient an opportunity to apply what he/she has learned in practice.
  • The course/program for which the scholarship applicant is applying for a scholarship is offered in English, French or Spanish.
  • The scholarship applicant must not receive more than one OKP scholarship for courses/programs that take place at the same time. If the scholarship applicant submits two or more scholarship applications for courses/programs that take place at the same time: 
  • The scholarship application that was registered first in the scholarship application the system will be processed;
  • The other scholarship application(s) will be declared not eligible.

About the University of Groningen:

The University of Groningen was founded in 1614. Since then its growth and development have reflected changing views and social developments. The University’s image has gradually changed: where once it was a fortress of stored knowledge, it is now an institution with its doors wide open to society.

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Pays éligible: Egypte , Jordanie , Soumalie , Soudan , Yemen

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