RNTC MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) 2024 – Apply Now!

Registration for the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) is now open. Qualified Candidates are encouraged to apply for a scholarship and enroll in a Dutch in-person RNTC course.

RNTC MENA Scholarship Programme

English is the language of instruction. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds the MENA Scholarship Program (MSP), which is run by Nuffic.

Please be aware that only Syrian nationals who live and work in one of the chosen MENA countries are eligible to apply for the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP).

Awards for Scholarships

For an in-person course, a Nuffic scholarship is a partial scholarship that covers the student’s tuition, domestic and international travel expenses to and from the Netherlands, housing while in the country for the duration of the course, health insurance, and two meals per day.

Visa fees are only refundable up to a certain amount and only when the receipt is presented. Maximum compensation for MENA: up to €30,000

The Nuffic scholarship will only pay the tuition for an online course. It won’t pay for the course’s internet or equipment.

Eligibility Requirements

The Scholarship rules & regulations entail that If granted a scholarship, the candidate must adhere to the scholarship rules and regulations, one of which is that upon termination of the scholarship recipients will return to their own country.

Media representatives from the following nations are invited to register using the link below this page and begin their application process with RNTC:

  • Mauritania
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Syria
  • Tunisia

Available Courses

  • Media Campaigns for Advocacy and Social Change: Creating campaigns that strengthen advocacy movements and spur social change.
  • Digital content creation: The process of creating interesting multimedia material for online and broadcast media.
  • Digital Media to Counter Disinformation and Hate Speech: Offering useful resources to develop counter-narratives and fight hate speech and disinformation in the media.
  • Public interest journalism: Aims to expose the truth by presenting compelling stories that influence society.

How to Apply

Go to RNTC MENA Scholarship Programme at https://rntc.com/scholarships to kick-start your application

Application Deadline:

26th March 2024 (16.00 hrs CET sharp!)

Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs)

What does the partial Nuffic scholarship cover?

The Nuffic scholarship for an in-person course is a partial scholarship that covers the tuition fee, international and domestic travel costs to/from and in the Netherlands, housing in the Netherlands, medical insurance, and two meals per day.

Where do I start my application for Nuffic, RNTC, or Nuffic?

Start your application for Nuffic via the Orange Knowledge Programme or MENA Scholarship Programme, but you will need to register first at the RNTC website.

Are Nuffic scholarships open for 5-day courses?

No, the scholarships are available for courses of 2 weeks or longer.

As an RNTC Alumni, can I apply for a Nuffic scholarship?

Yes, You can register as an RNTC Alumni and apply again for the Nuffic scholarship program.

If I’ve applied twice for a Nuffic scholarship and was not awarded one. Can I apply again?

If you’ve previously applied and were considered eligible by both RNTC and Nuffic, but not awarded a scholarship, you can try again!

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