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Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) to Study in Netherland (Funded)

Updated on Mar 25, 2020 4239 views


The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals, and institutions in higher and vocational education.

April 2018 application deadline for short courses and master's.

Please note: this deadline is provisional. It will be confirmed after formal publication of the subsidy and policy outline by the Dutch government.

Until that time there may still be adjustments to comply with the policy outline.

Contact your Institution

If you have any questions after reading the information below, please contact the Dutch institution offering the course of your choice directly. They can tell you more about the eligibility criteria, exact deadlines (which vary per institution), the application and selection procedures.

Eligible Courses

All courses that are eligible for an OKP scholarship for this application round are listed in Studyfinder.
Please search in Studyfinder, using the filter 'NFP qualified - Yes'. You can also find contact details of the institutions there. 


The application period for this round officially opens on 1 Feb 2018.
Deadlines vary per institution. You can find more information in this document:

OKP information for applicants(41 kB)

OKP Country List (Provisional)

The April 2018 deadline for applications for short courses and master's is open to candidates from the OKP partner countries listed in this document: Nigerians Eligibile

OKP Country list for Short Courses and Masters April deadline 2018 (Provisional)

Information April 2018 deadline

Obligations for OKP fellowship holders (April 2018 deadline) (172 kB)

Information November 2017 deadline

Obligations for OKP fellowship holders (155 kB) - for Nov 2017 application round

Funding and management

The 5-year programme is initiated and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic.


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This article was written and edited by a staff writer.

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