Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program 2023

The Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. We will go into great detail regarding this scholarship in this article, along with its advantages and step-by-step instructions for applying.

For overseas students, the Orange Knowledge Programme 2022–2023 is a fully financed scholarship. This scholarship is available for master’s degrees and short courses at various Netherlands-based institutions. The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to support the development of people’s skills, knowledge, and performance in higher education, vocational training, and other fields related to the programme nations’ major issues.

A competitive award, the Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program will pay for expenses like tuition, a visa, travel, and insurance. Read the full description of the Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program 2023 if you want to study in Holland.

Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters / Short Courses
  • Institution(s):  Various Institutes in Netherlands
  • Study in: Netherlands
  • Courses Offered:
    –All courses that are eligible for an Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship for this application round.

    –Please note that there are focus areas for each country, which are taken into consideration when scholarship applications are nominated and assessed. Applications that fall within the focus areas for a specific country are given priority: Country focus document Orange Knowledge Program.
  • Program Period:
    –Short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months).

    –Master’s programmers (duration 12 – 24 months)
  • Deadline: March 22 / June 28 / October 11, 2022

Scholarship Coverage

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fully Funds the Netherlands Government Scholarship Under the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). The Costs Below Will Be Covered.

  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Living Allowance
  • Visa Fee
  • Round Airfare Travel Tickets
  • Insurance

Eligibility Criteria for Orange Knowledge Programme

To be eligible for The Orange Knowledge Programme, these points should be considered:

  • Required Languages: English
  • Eligible Countries: The scholarship applicant holds the nationality of and is resident and working in one of the countries on the OKP Country list (see the document Country List for Short courses and Masters ).
  • The scholarship applicant works for one of the following types of national or local organizations: ministries, secondary or higher vocational or academic education institutions, universities, the 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 applicant is a professional who, in light of his/her (1) role, (2) multiple years of relevant work experience and (3) 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 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 (see the document government statement requirement).
  • 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.

How to apply

You cannot apply online on this website. Please follow the steps below and apply through the Dutch education institution of your choice.

  1. Check if your application falls within the OKP focus areas determined for your country.
  2. Check if you meet the OKP eligibility criteria.
  3. Find a course on the OKP course list. Please find a study, using the filter ‘Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)’.
  4. Ask your employer whether they are willing to nominate you for an OKP scholarship.
  5. Contact the Dutch education institution of your choice to receive more information about the application procedure, the academic requirements and the link to apply online.
  6. Prepare your application: employer statement, motivation, passport, government statement (if required).
  7. During an application round, submit your application online using the link you receive from the Dutch education institution. Please be aware of the application deadline of the educational institution of your choice.

Deadline

The last date to apply for the Orange Knowledge Scholarship Program 2023 is 11th October 2022

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