Application procedure for OKP Fellowship

Orange Knowledge Programme

Target group Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship:

1. You come from an OKP partner country.

2. You have an unconditional admission to one the master's programmes of Wageningen University & Research. For application please see: How can I apply for the master's programme? (Non EU/EFTA)

3. For a complete overview of all OKP scholarship requirements please check the website studyinholland.

It is still unsure whether the Dutch government will continue the OKP after the intake of September 2020. Please keep checking our website regularly for updates.

Selection procedure for September 2020 is closed. 

How to Apply? Application procedure September 2020

Step 1: Admission

Apply for admission to a master's programme at Wageningen University starting in September 2020 via Studielink. Make sure you apply before February 1st, 2020 to allow us to evaluate your application and send you the result letter in time. All information about how to apply can be found on our website.

Please note that we can only select you if you are admitted to the programme starting in September 2020. You can (re-)apply by filling out the online application form via Studielink for September 2020.

Step 2: Invitation to apply

Wageningen University will pre-select students who are admitted to an MSc programme starting in September 2020 and belong to the OKP target group and invite them by email to apply for an OKP scholarship. You can only apply for an OKP scholarship if you have been invited to do so. Invitations will be sent before March 10th, 2020. Please do not contact us regarding this, if you have not received an invitation by March 10th, 2020 you are not considered to be a suitable candidate for a scholarship.

Step 3: Application

After you have received an invitation to apply, you will be informed about the application procedure and the documents Nuffic require.

Please make sure you have at least the following documents available and ready to send;

- a copy of a valid passport

- an employer’s statement

- a statement from the Government Authority, if applicable

Here you can find more OKP information for applicants.

Please note that there are focus areas for each country. Only applications that fall within the focus area of your country of employment are eligible. More information about your country's focus areas can be found in the 'Country focus document' on the Nuffic website.

Step 4: Nomination

From all applicants who have applied, Wageningen University nominates a selected group for an OKP scholarship. You will be informed whether or not you have been nominated.

Step 5: Selection

Nuffic decides which of the nominated candidates will be selected for the OKP scholarship. The fellowships will be awarded in the beginning of June 2020, the latest. Wageningen university will inform you about your selection

Step 6: Updates/changes

All invitations for the OKP scholarship have been sent to the selection of candidates. Please do not contact us regarding this, if you have not received an invitation to apply, you are not considered to be a suitable candidate for a scholarship.

Selection procedure for September 2020 is closed.

Important dates for the OKP at a glance:

February 1st, 2020: deadline to apply for an MSc admission

Before March 10th, 2020: invitations to apply will be sent out by email

Beginning of June 2020: results of the selection process communicated.