.: Netherlands Fellowship Program For Master Student from Developing Country, Netherlands                                                          

Netherlands Fellowship Program For Master Student from Developing Country, Netherlands

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) is a full scholarship for master, PhD and short courses in almost field of studies offered by Netherlands' institutions which is sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and  the Ministry’s development cooperation budget.  The The aim of the programme is to help reduce the shortage of skilled workers.  

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are designed to promote capacity building within organisations in 61 countries by providing training and education to mid-career staff. The NFP is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation.

The overall aim of the NFP is to help alleviate qualitative and quantitative shortages of skilled manpower within a wide range of governmental, private and non-governmental organisations. This is done by offering fellowships to mid-career professionals to improve the capacity of their employing organisations

To be eligible for an NFP fellowship you must:

Application Procedure
To be eligible for an NFP fellowship, candidates need to be admitted to the master’s degree programme or short course for which they would like an NFP fellowship or be admitted as a PhD student.
Obtain academic admission

You first apply for academic admission directly to the Dutch institution. Your admission must be unconditional in terms of your education and language proficiency. Admission may be granted only, subject to you finding suitable funding for the programme.

You are strongly advised to seek academic admission as early as possible to allow the institution to process your application in time. Check the deadlines for academic admission with  the Dutch institution directly for up-to-date information.

The academic admission process for a PhD study is an individual track. If you want to be admitted as a PhD student check the requirements and the deadlines with the Dutch institution.

If you have been admitted to more than one course or study programme in one fellowship per applicationdeadline you will have to choose one programme before you apply for a fellowship.

Your NFP application consists of:
If you have obtained academic admission and prepared all the necessary documentation you can submit your NFP fellowship application in Scholarships Online (SOL), Nuffic’s online application tool. You can access SOL using the quick links on the right-hand side of this page. If you have very limited or no access to the internet it is possible to submit a paper application, which you must send directly to Nuffic by regular mail or by courier.

Submission Deadline
February and May Every Year

Download NFP guideline Here nfp-guidelines.pdf

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