Individual scholarships - Orange Knowledge Programme

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 (96.2 kB)


Current application round

The current application round opened on 7 Feb 2019. Deadline for institutions for nominating candidates is 4 April at 11.00 CET.

Scholarship applicant information is published on the Study in Holland website:

Information previous application rounds

Nuffic Report in support of World Bank’s SHAEA initiative

4 January 2019
An inventory of institutional relations between the Netherlands and Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Malawi, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Cameroon.

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.