Desmond Fortes Scholarship

This scholarship targets ambitious professionals from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia who are employed within FMO's client network.

They should have a strong interest in green finance on top of that.

Information for students

Candidates can visit our Study in Holland website for more information.

Desmond Fortes

Desmond Fortes was a dear FMO colleague who unexpectedly passed away in 2015. He was passionate about promoting green finance in developing economies. He inspired others with his vision of a sustainable world.

To honour his memory and celebrate his dedication and passion for improving the world, the Dutch development bank FMO offers like-minded global citizens the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the field of environmental sustainability.

South African PhD candidates selected for the NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Training Programme

1 August 2019
20 PhD candidates have been granted a scholarship by the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF) and Nuffic’s Netherlands Education Support Office (Neso) South Africa.

Minister Kaag allocates more money for Nuffic sholarships programmes

23 August 2018
The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, is investing through Nuffic an extra €10.1 million in scholarships for 9 countries in Africa and the Middle East.