Orange Knowledge Scholarships Courses

Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarships

Are you a professional and do you want to develop your skills in sustainable and inclusive food systems, to tackle the major challenges our society is facing? Then this is your chance to improve your knowledge during an online postgraduate course.

We invite you to apply before 22 June 2021 for one of the following courses open for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP):

The Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme, available in several developing countries and managed by Nuffic, a Dutch non-profit organisation for internationalisation in education. Launched mid-2017, it aims to have provided tens of thousands with the possibility to change their future through education and training by mid-2022. The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Eligibility Criteria

Please note that applications from students will not be taken into consideration.

  • The scholarship applicant works for one of the following types of national and/or local organisations: ministries, secondary or higher vocational or academic education institutions, universities, private sector, commissions or NGOs. The scholarship applicant may not work for a bilateral or multilateral organisation or a non-governmental organisation that is internationally active and is focused on representing social interests, such as development cooperation, nature and environmental protection, health or human rights.
  • The scholarship applicant is a professional with at least 3 years of work experiences and at least a bachelor degree.
  • The scholarship applicant holds the nationality of and is resident and working in one of the countries on the OKP Country list
  • The scholarship application is in line with the Country Plan of Implementation or Country Focus for the country concerned.
  • The Dutch minister Kaag has assigned extra scholarships to professionals from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine Territories, Egypt, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Mali.

More information about Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarships.

Application process

  • Apply for the desired course via the orange apply button at the course page.
  • After application, we will let you know that your application has been well received.
  • Just before the scholarship application round is opened you will receive information about the next steps by email.
  • During the scholarship application round you will receive regular reminders (on average every two weeks) to apply for the scholarship of your choice.
  • After you have applied for the scholarship, it will take several months to nominate the candidates for the scholarships.

More information on how to apply

Why follow our online courses?

Online learning portfolio

  • Our courses will help you to develop the skills needed to be creative, adaptive and responsive to the dynamics of a rapidly changing world.
  • Balancing combination of virtual classrooms and interactive sessions with in between self-study blocks.
  • Connect Wageningen University & Research's technical and scientific expertise with cutting-edge processes of innovation and facilitated online learning.
  • Possibility to strengthen your professional network and learn from other participants and WCDI experts from the comfort of your own home.