Information for Dutch institutions - MSP scholarships

Dutch institutions are responsible for the course offer and for recruiting and nominating suitable candidates for the MSP.

Deadlines

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

Dates 2020

Round 1

  • 5 February – registration opens for candidates
  • 24 March at 16.00 hrs – registration closes for candidates
  • 21 April at 16.00 hrs – deadline for nominating candidates by Dutch education institutions (extended from 7 April 2020)
  • 21 April at 16.00 hrs – opening assessment for embassies (extended from 7 April 2020)
  • 19 May at 16.00 hrs – deadline for assessment applications by embassies
  • 4 June – selection and grant awards

Awarded short courses must start between 28 July 2020 and 22 February 2021.

Short courses deadlines 2020

Grant obligations and conditions individual scholarships MSP‌ (331.1 kB)

Obligations for scholarship holders MSP‌ (103.1 kB)

Documents

How foreign students in the Netherlands handle the lockdown

14 April 2020
The lockdown and travel restrictions due to the novel coronavirus forces students to stay indoors. This includes foreign students studying in the Netherlands with an Orange Knowledge scholarship. How do they endure far from home?

Knowledge diplomacy: the centrepiece of trade

17 February 2020
This March, cabinet members and business and education leaders will join the Dutch Royal Couple on a state visit to Indonesia. While this visit will attract due attention, it is the ongoing ‘quiet’ work of knowledge diplomacy that may have the most sustainable impact on a society.