Individual scholarships - Orange Knowledge Programme

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The Orange Knowledge Programme offers individual scholarships to mid-career professionals in eligible countries.

The scholarship should be used for training. The need for this training has to be demonstrated in the context of the organisation that employs the applicant. The training course must help the organisation develop its capacity.

Looking for a scholarship?

If you want to apply for an individual scholarship you can find all candidate information on our Study in Holland website.

Target group

Scholarships are open to mid-career professionals who are nationals of – and living and working in – the following countries:

Country list for short courses and masters‌ (75.5 kB)


Information previous application rounds

Budget division for the April and August 2019 deadlines

For these application rounds the following budget-division for individual scholarships (Short Courses & Masters) will be applied:

  • Full programme countries: 55%
  • Compact Plus programme countries: 30%
  • Compact programme countries: 15%

See an overview of the countries per category.

Grant obligations and conditions of previous deadlines

April 2019
Grant obligations and conditions for individual scholarships April 2019 deadline‌ (528.0 kB)

November 2018
Orange Knowledge Programme Grant obligations and conditions for individual scholarships‌ (332.2 kB)

August 2018
Grant Conditions Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (490.6 kB)

April 2018
Grant Conditions Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) February 2018‌ (490.6 kB)


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