Short Course Scholarships

IHE Delft does not grant any partial or full scholarships, but there are a number of scholarships for one, two and three week courses which are offered by other organizations. 

Orange Knowledge Scholarships

For more information on this scholarship, eligible countries etc. click here.

For the OKP round two, which will open on 11 May 2022, the following courses are applicable:

How to apply

Step 1: check if you are eligible

Before you apply, make sure you review the eligibility criteria carefully (eligibility criteria OKP) and check whether your employer is willing to nominate you for the scholarship. When you are certain that you are eligible for an OKP scholarship, you can start making the necessary preparations for your application.

For OKP, eligible countries are: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia

Step 2: apply for admission to an IHE Delft Short Course

You will need to have academic admission at IHE Delft before you can apply for a scholarship. For academic admission you should have at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study, preferably some years of working experience and a good command of the English language. Some courses have specific requirements. 

Apply for admission by 15 June 2022 the latest. In the meantime start to prepare the documents that need to be submitted to OKP (see below). 

Apply to a short course by following the application link on the webpage of the short course you wish to enroll in. IHE Delft aims to notify you about the outcome of your application within two weeks. If your application is accepted by IHE Delft you will be notified per email and you can proceed with step 3, application for an Orange Knowledge scholarship.

Step 3: apply for OKP through DELTA

You can apply for a Orange Knowledge scholarship through Delta, the online application tool for Orange Knowledge scholarships during the scholarship application period from 11 May until 28 June (16:00 CET) 2022.

Please take note of the following:

  • You first need to have academically acceptance to one of IHE Delft's Short Courses (see Step 2)
  • It will not be necessary to upload an admission letter in Delta
  • You are allowed to apply for only one Orange Knowledge scholarship by this deadline
  • You will need to prepare and collect all the necessary documents in advance, this may take some time.
  • Incomplete applications in Delta will not be accepted, so please pay good attention to the documents you will need to prepare.
  • Apply as soon as possible and do not wait until a few days before the deadline because you may not be able to submit when too many others try at the same time.

Use the following documents:

Applying for a scholarship often takes time and effort, but might not lead to an OKP scholarship, as Nuffic receives thousands of applications each year. 

OKP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic, the organisation for internationalisation in education in the Netherlands.

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MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)

For more information on this scholarship, eligible countries etc. click here.

  • MSP is closed for all short courses with a start date until 20 February 2023. New short courses with a start date after 20 February 2023 will be announced on our website in June 2022, we expect that MSP scholarships will be available for these courses.

WWF EFN Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Grant

WWF EFNhas opened a request for proposals focused on collaborative capacity building related to (i) environmental and social impacts and risks of development projects on ecosystems and their services and (ii) enhancing inclusive conservation and sustainable development. The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Grant seeks to build capacity and empower communities to achieve development objectives and inclusive conservation with projects that robustly address environmental and social issues. 

The call will close on 29 April 2022.

Organizations from the following countries are eligible to apply. Please note that within the eligible countries EFN gives preference to applicants working in WWF priority regions.

  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Tanzania

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