05 December 2013

Netherlands Fellowship Programme - Master

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) fosters capacity building within organizations in 50 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members at the University of Twente. The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes is an initiative of the Dutch government.

Country of Origin



Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo-Kinshasa, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jemen, Jordan, Kenya, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, South Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Field of study

All

Level of study

Master

Scholarship Value

 


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subsistence allowance
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tuition fee
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housing
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international travel
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insurance
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personal allowance
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study materials
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visa costs
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travel within the Netherlands
How to apply

Requirements for application

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
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Be a national of, and working and living in one of the developing countries on the NFP country list above at the time of application
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Be a mid-career professional with at least three years work experience
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Be nominated by his/her employer, who pledges to continue paying your salary and guarantees that you will be able to return to the same or an equivalent position at the end of your fellowship period
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Have been unconditionally admitted by the University of Twente to one of the master degree programmes. This means that you must have met all admission requirements set by the University of Twente
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Not already have received an NFP master’s degree fellowship
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Have completed an NFP Master’s Degree Programme application form and have submitted all the required documentation to the Netherlands embassy or consulate
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Not be employed by a multinational, UN organization, World Bank, IMF, bilateral or multilateral donor organization, or a large national, commercial organization
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Have completed and submitted an NFP master’s degree programme application, including all the required documentation, before the fellowship application deadline
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Be employed in an area to which the study will make a relevent contribution
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Have a clear-cut, functional relationship with a relevant organization and be in a position to introduce the newly acquired skills and knowledge into that organization
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Offer evidence of proficiency in speaking and writing the language of instruction
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Be available for the entire period of the programme and be physically and mentally able to take part in the entire programme
Preference will be given to candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa, women and members of priority groups and/or marginalized regions