Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarships

Nuffic together with partners including Wageningen University & Research, Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, are inviting professionals interested in developing their skills in sustainable and inclusive food systems, to apply for one of 11 online courses offered through the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP).

Application deadline - 7 March 2022

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About the Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme, available in several low to middle income countries and is managed by Nuffic, a Dutch non-profit organisation for internationalisation in education. Launched mid-2017, it aims to have provided tens of thousands with the possibility to change their future through education and training by mid-2022. The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Eligibility Criteria

Please note that applications from students will not be taken into consideration.

  • The scholarship applicant works for one of the following types of national and/or local organisations: ministries, secondary or higher vocational or academic education institutions, universities, private sector, commissions or NGOs. Applicants working for a bilateral or multilateral organisation or a non-governmental organisation that is internationally active and is focused on representing social interests, such as development cooperation, nature and environmental protection, health or human rights are not eligible to apply.
  • The scholarship applicant is a professional with at least 3 years of work experiences and holds a minimum of a bachelors degree.
  • The scholarship applicant holds the nationality, is resident and working in one of the countries on the OKP Country list.
  • The scholarship application is in line with the Country Plan of Implementation or Country Focus for the country concerned.
  • Extra scholarships have been assigned for professionals from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine Territories, Egypt, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Mali.

More information about the Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarships.

Application Process

  • Apply for the desired course via this page.
  • After application, you will be notified that your application has been received.
  • Just before the scholarship application round is opened you will receive information about the next steps by email.
  • During the scholarship application round you will receive regular reminders (on average every two weeks) to apply for the scholarship of your choice.
  • After you have applied for the scholarship, it will take several months for the successful candidates to be notified.

More information on how to apply.

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