MSP individual scholarships
The main aim of the MSP scholarships is to contribute to democratic transition in the selected countries. It also aims at building capacity within organisations, by enabling employees to take part in short courses in the Netherlands.
While the scholarship is awarded to individuals, all candidates must be nominated by their employer to be able to participate. The need for training has to be demonstrated in the context of the organisation the applicant is employed by. The training course must help the organisation develop its capacity.
The MSP scholarships is open to professionals who are nationals of - and living and working in - one of the countries listed below:
* MSP is not currently open to professionals applying for scholarships from Syria. Applicants with the Syrian nationality may apply if they are residing and working in one of the other MSP countries listed.
If you want to apply for an individual scholarship you can find all candidate information on our Study in Holland website.
For more information on the eligibility criteria, and the application and selection procedures please download the information for scholarships applicants:
The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. You can read the policy framework in the Dutch Staatscourant:
Policy framework Mena Scholarship Programme (in Dutch)
Amendments to policy framework MSP (in Dutch)
MSP TMT subsidy for group training
A TMT provides accessible (regional) training, which is customised to the participants’ actual work environment. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of a group of professionals with common training needs and/or the overall functioning of an organisation.
The 2018 calls for proposals have closed. Information on the calls scheduled for 2019 will be published on this page in December 2018.
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