Information for Dutch embassies - MSP scholarships

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Embassies determine which candidates are best suited for the MSP.

As an embassy employee you check the applications on their eligibility and assess the applications, while taking the embassy focus areas into consideration. You also play an important role in the promotion of the MSP, and in maintaining ties with alumni.

Deadlines

The MSP has 2 application deadlines a year. Check the deadline overview below for more information. The procedures are fully digitalised in Nuffic’s application and selection tool, Delta.

Each deadline involves 6 phases which take place over a period of 16 weeks:

  1. Preparation of the course offer + recruitment of candidates (Dutch institution)
  2. Application for the scholarship (applicant)
  3. Nomination of the candidates and grant submission (Dutch institution)
  4. Eligibility check and assessment of the applications (embassy)
  5. Selection (Nuffic)
  6. Grant award (Nuffic)

Deadline overview November 2019

5 Sep at 14.00 hrs: – registration opens for candidates

22 Oct at 16.00 hrs – registration closes for candidates

5 Nov at 23.00 hrs – deadline for nominating candidates by Dutch education institutions

6 Nov at 02.00 hrs – opening assessment for embassies

28 Nov at 23.00 hrs – deadline for assessment applications by embassies

19 Dec – selection and grant awards

Assessment

The eligibility check and assessment of applications is performed twice a year. You have 4 weeks to determine if the applications are eligible and qualify for a scholarship.

You can reject applications that do not fully meet the criteria, for several reasons. You can find documents with these reasons below.

Documents

First institutional collaboration project Orange Knowledge Programme in Iraq

19 January 2020
Dutch and Iraqi education professionals improving skills in water management and agriculture.

'Help transform Africa to the Africa we want'

3 December 2019
Creating a sense of unity in further developing a strong partnership between Africa and Europe.