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. 

Coronavirus - Information for prospective students

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Short Courses Jan-July 2021

Short courses planned until July 2021 will be offered online or, in case the content of the course cannot be offered in an online format, will be cancelled.

Please refer to each individual course page, listed on the short course page, for further info.

WWF EFN Professional Development Grants

The World Wildlife Fund's EFN Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career nature conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, international travel, visa fees, and local transportation. Training may take place anywhere in the world and applicants can request up to $6,500.

Application process

All applicants must complete an application by one of the deadlines noted below. The proposed training must take place at least 90 days after the application deadline to allow EFN time for review, selection and processing of the grant.

Upcoming deadlines:

  • August 1, 2021 (pending)
  • November 1, 2021 (pending)

Please note: PDGs are highly competitive. Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee you will receive a grant. More info.

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Orange Knowledge Scholarships

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

 

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: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, 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 16 August 2021 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.

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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Overview OKP eligible courses

MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)

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

How to apply

Step 1: check if you are eligible

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

For MSP, eligible countries are: Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria*, and Tunisia.

*MSP is not currently open to applicants applying from Syria. Applicants with the Syrian nationality may apply if they are residing and working in one of the other MSP countries on the list.

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

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. 

You will need to have academic admission at IHE Delft before you can apply for a scholarship. Apply by 16 August 2021. In the meantime start to prepare the documents that need to be submitted to MSP (see below). 

Apply to one of the eligible short courses, 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 a MSP scholarship. 

Step 3: apply for MSP with Delta application tool

You can apply for an MSP scholarship through Delta -the online application tool from Nuffic- for OKP and MSP scholarships between 01 September 2021 until 12 October 2021. The link to Delta will be ade available on this page.

Please take note of the following:

  • You first need to have academically acceptance to 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 MSP (or OKP) scholarship by this deadline
  • You will need to prepare and collect all the necessary documents in advance, this may take some time.

Use the following documents:

format-employers-statement_msp okp

Check government statement requirements to see whether or not you will need to submit: Statement of government authority MSP

Incomplete applications in Delta will not be accepted, so please pay good attention to the documents you will need to prepare.

Outcome of selection

The scholarships are awarded in a competitive selection to highly motivated professionals who are in a position to introduce the newly-acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organization.

MSP 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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Overview MENA eligible courses

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