Want to apply for Fully Funded Netherlands Government Scholarship for International Students for the year 2020-2021? If your answer is yes, then you must pull your socks up to apply for these recently announced scholarships, which are called ‘Orange Knowledge Scholarship OKP Programme.’ Dutch Ministry has taken this initiative for the international students to support their free education. This OKP Program is for both Master degree and Short Courses. With this scholarship, students will be tension-free as their all the expenses will be covered by OKP program. Doesn’t it sound interesting? Obviously, it does! Then why you are waiting and what you are waiting for? Hit the application button at the end of the page to submit your application. But before you do so, you need to thoroughly read the entire post to learn about this scholarship in detail.

The duration of this Netherlands Government Scholarship is 12 to 24 months for all Master degree programs. Short courses’ duration is 2 weeks to 12 months. All academic fields and majors are available in this scholarship. You just need to visit the official pages of the scholarship to get in depth detail and learn all about your required program or major.

Netherlands Government Scholarship Details

  • Scholarship Country: Netherlands
  • Degree Type: Master Degree Programs & Short Courses Programs
  • Funded by: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Scholarship Benefits: Fully Funded Scholarship
  • Application Deadline: 3 Rounds of Application. Deadlines are given at the end of the Post

To learn more about fully funded scholarships, visit our Scholarships category.

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Fields Available for Master Programs and Short Courses

More than 1000 programs are available (means almost all fields are available to choose from) at all universities of Holland (Netherlands).

  • Agriculture And Environment
  • Economics, Commerce, Management, And Accounting
  • Engineering
  • General Programs
  • Health Care, Social Services and Care Services
  • Hotel, Catering, Tourism, Leisure, Transport And Logistics
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Communication And Arts
  • Law, Public Administration, Public Order, And Safety
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences, And Computer Science
  • Teacher Training

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Financial Coverage

OKP Scholarship or Netherlands Government Scholarship are Fully Funded as mentioned earlier in this post – that means you need to pay nothing if you are selected. They are for MS degrees and for short courses. Financial benefits received by the student upon being chosen by the selection committee are below:

  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Visa
  • Travel
  • Insurance
  • Special Note: You need to cover any difference between the OKP scholarship amount and the actual costs yourself. OKP is initiated and Fully Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Study Abroad Free in Holland.

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Eligible Countries for Netherlands Government Scholarship

Students from below mentioned list of countries are eligible to lodge their application for the scholarship. Check out if your country of residence is there in the list. If yes, apply instantly to get your place.

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Congo (DRC)
  • Cuba
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Peru
  • Philipines
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

These scholarships are also open for applicants from francophone countries.

Netherlands Government Scholarship

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Eligibility Criteria for the Netherlands Government Scholarship

Below mentioned is the general eligibility for these scholarships. Read carefully to learn if you find yourself eligible to apply for these scholarships.

  • The Scholarship Holder Should have Some work experience.
  • It should be from one of the following countries as given above.
  • The scholarship applicant holds a valid identity document.
  • The scholarship applicant has been admitted to the course or program for which he/she wishes an OKP scholarship.
  • For Detailed Eligibility Criteria: Visit INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

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Deadlines

For this OKP Scholarship, there are 3 application rounds mentioned as under:

  • 5 February-24 March (all Short course and Masters Programs)
  • 13 May-30 June (all short course and Masters Programs with a 12-Month Duration)
  • 2 September-13 October (short course only)

How to Apply for Netherlands Government Scholarship

First choose a course and then contact the university where this program or course is being offered and ask them how you can apply for the scholarship? You can find a list of courses and institutions linked to the Orange Knowledge Programme in Studyfinder, using the filter ‘OKP qualified – Yes’. You may find more information about this scholarship in below link.