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Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme

Closing Date: 

August, 2019

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

Scholarships are available for a selection of:

  • short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months);
  • master's programmes (duration 12 – 24 months).

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


Candidate Requirements: 

You cannot apply with us. You need to contact your Dutch education institution. Each institution may have different specific criteria.


How to Apply: 

You cannot apply online on this website. You need to first select a course and then contact the education institution of your course and ask how to apply for the scholarship.

You can find a list of courses and institutions that are linked to the Orange Knowledge Programme in Studyfinder, using the filter 'OKP qualified - Yes'. You can also find contact details of the institutions there.

Bursary Equiries: 

For more information on the general eligibility criteria please read: 

OKP information for applicants(165 kB)

Conditions of Bursary: 

What are the deadlines?

There are 3 application rounds for individual scholarships every year. Application rounds usually open in February, June and September.

Application deadlines are respectively around April, August and November. The deadlines vary per institution.

The application rounds in April and August are for scholarships for master's degree programmes and short courses. The round in November is only for short courses.

Current application round

The current application round opened on 6 June. After selecting a course, you need to contact the Dutch institution directly for more information about the application deadline.

The provisional opening date for the next application round for 2019 is 5 September 2019.

What is the selection procedure?

The procedure is as follows:

  1. Candidates register with their Dutch education institution
  2. Dutch institution nominates candidates and submits grant application
  3. Embassies check eligibility and assess applications
  4. Selection results published
  5. Grants awarded