Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme is a global development programme, funded by the Dutch government. The OKP programme was preceeded by the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP). The OKP programme has a duration of 5 years and involves around 50 countries.
The Orange Knowledge Programme offers individual scholarships to mid-career professionals in eligible countries.
On this page, you will find all the necessary information to apply for the Orange Knowledge Scholarship (OKP). We wish you good luck with your application!
- What is the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)
- Get inspired
- Scholarship value
- Qualifying Master's and countries
- How to apply for OKP
- Application deadline
- Application opening
- Application procedure
The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) scholarship offered by the Dutch government and administered by Nuffic. OKP aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries. The programme is the successor of the NICHE and NFP programmes.
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The scholarship value depends on the duration of your programme at the University of Twente as well as on the in-house or external components. Please note that the scholarship does not cover all the costs of the study trajectory. It is not a full fellowship. The details on coverage can be found in the Obligations for OKP scholarship holders.
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Countries eligible for this scholarship
- Burkina Faso
- Congo - Kinshasa
- Myanmar (Burma)
- Palestinian Territories
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- 20 March 2020
You can apply for the Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarship (step 5) if you:
- fulfill the below eligibility criteria (step 1)
- are unconditionally admitted to the course by the University of Twente (see step 2).
- At the University of Twente on 1 December 2019 (for pre-processing); later on at NUFFIC on 5 February 2020.
- Application form closes: At the University of Twente on 12 March 2020; later on at NUFFIC on 20 March 2020.
If you have additional questions about the OKP scholarship application process, please contact the OKP contact person for the University of Twente.