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The Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education) offers fellowships/short term scholarships


Deadline: 01 Nov,2018    Next term Starts:: 20 Aug,2018

Nuffic short term scholarship

About hosting Institution : 

Nuffic (The Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education)offers fellowships for training courses in The Netherlands. These fellowships seek to develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, and abilities of professionals to enable their organizations and communities to succeed in an ever-changing world. 

The Nuffic programme is initiated and (almost) fully funded by the budget for development cooperation at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Scholarship value/Benefits :

The Nuffic Fellowships (OKP, MSP, and StuNed) will cover the tuition fee, return flights from an international airport to Amsterdam, insurance, accommodation and a small Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA).

Eligibility Criteria: 

Nuffic Scholarship Eligibility: 

  • The candidate must have a current Employer Statement according to the prescribed Nuffic Format
    (see step 3). All information must be provided and all commitments, which are included in the
    format must be endorsed in the statement. The Employer Statement MUST be signed AND stamped
    and preferably on the official letterhead of the organization.
  •  If applicable, the candidate must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the
    a country in which the employer is established.
  • The candidate must have an official passport valid at least three months after 1st November 2018.
  • The candidate must not receive more than one fellowship        for courses that take place at the same time
  • The short courses are taught in English. Therefore, it is important that your English language skills
    (writing and speaking) are good.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience is required, working with or for local or regional authorities. It
    is to your advantage if the work/experience is related to the content of the training.

 eligible countries  : 

Category I

Category II

Afghanistan Mali Albania Nepal
Bangladesh Mozambique Armenia Nicaragua
Benin Myanmar (Burma) Bolivia Pakistan
Bhutan Nigeria Burkina Faso Peru
Burundi Palestinian Territories Cambodia Philippines
Colombia Rwanda Cuba Senegal
Djibouti Somalia DR Congo Sri Lanka
Ethiopia South Africa Egypt Sudan
Ghana South Sudan * Eritrea Surinam
India Tanzania Georgia Thailand
Indonesia Uganda Guatemala Zambia
Kenya Vietnam Jordan Zimbabwe
Yemen Macedonia

For OKP Scholarships:

  • You can only apply for 1 training per application deadline.
  • There is no age limit.
  • The candidate must be a national of, and working and living in, one of the following countries on OKP country list.
  • The candidate must not be employed by an organization that has its own means of staff
    development, for example:
    o multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft),
    o large national and/or large commercial organizations,
    o bilateral donor organizations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
    FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid),
    o multilateral donor organizations, (e.g. a UN organization, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian
    Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB),
    o international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care);

For MSP Scholarships:

  • You must meet the same employer, language and work experience criteria mentioned above for
    OKP Scholarships.
  • You must not be over 45 years of age on 1st November 2018. (this only applies for MSP Scholarships
  •  You must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the following
    MSP country list valid at the time of application;
  • You must have an official passport that will still be valid at least three months valid at least three
    months after 1st November 2018.

MSP country List: 

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Syria*
  • Tunisia

Application Instruction :

Before you apply, make sure you review the eligibility criteria carefully to apply: click here to apply


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