OKP Netherlands Scholarship 2023 – APPLY NOW

The OKP Netherlands Government Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship program offered by the Dutch Ministry for international students who wish to pursue a Master’s degree or a short course in the Netherlands. The 2023-24  academic session of the scholarship is now open.

OKP Netherlands Scholarship 2023
OKP Netherlands Scholarship 2023

The duration of the scholarship for eligible Master’s degrees ranges from 12 to 24 months, while the duration for short courses ranges from 2 weeks to 12 months. The OKP Netherlands Government Scholarship covers all academic fields and majors, allowing students to choose from a wide range of programs offered by participating Dutch universities.

About the OKP Netherlands Scholarship 2023

The OKP Netherlands Government Scholarship, also known as the Orange Knowledge Scholarship (OKP) program, is an initiative by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It aims to promote capacity building in developing countries by providing opportunities for students from these countries to study in the Netherlands.

The OKP scholarship is a fully funded scholarship, which means it covers tuition fees, living expenses, insurance, and other costs associated with studying in the Netherlands. The scholarship is open to international students from all over the world, particularly from developing countries. Each participating country has its own specific eligibility criteria, so it’s important to check the requirements for your country of nationality.

The scholarship supports both Master’s degree programs and short courses offered by participating Dutch universities and institutions. Master’s degree scholarships are typically full-time programs, while short courses can range from a few weeks to several months.

Benefits of the OKP Netherlands Scholarship

  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Visa Cost
  • Travel Cost
  • Insurance
  • Recipients must cover the difference between the OKP scholarship amount and the actual costs.

Available Academic Fields

  • Agriculture And Environment
  • Economics, Commerce, Management, And Accounting
  • Engineering
  • General Programmes
  • Social Services And Care Services
  • Tourism, Leisure, Transport And Logistics
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Communication, and Arts
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Public Order, And Safety
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences, And Computer Science
  • Teacher Training.

List of Eligible Countries

  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Colombia
  • Congo (DRC)
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Eligibility Criteria

  • Recipients must have work experience.
  • Applicants should be a citizen of one of the above-listed countries
  • A valid identity document is required
  • Candidates are expected to have been admitted to the program for which he/she wishes an OKP scholarship.

Application Process for OKP Netherlands Scholarship

  • The application process for the OKP Netherlands Scholarship is simple, applicants must first choose their preferred course
  • Then contact the educational institution of the chosen course for enquires on how to apply for the scholarship.
  • Search for courses and institutions that are linked to the Orange Knowledge Program via Studyfinder at: www.studyinnl.org
  • For more information, visit the official website at: www.studyinnl.org/finances/orange-knowledge-programme

Application Deadlines

5th September 2023.



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