Orange Knowledge Programme

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.

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 Orange Knowledge Programme 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)

Please note that there are focus areas for each country, which are taken into consideration when scholarship applications are nominated and assessed. 

Orange Knowledge Programme country focus (102 kB)

Orange Knowledge Programme country list (provisional)

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

OKP Country list for Short Courses and Masters April deadline 2018

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

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

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