The Netherlands Fellowship Programs (NFP) promote capacity building within organizations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation.

The NFP has three sub programs for individual fellowships:

  • Short courses
  • Master’s degree programs
  • PhD studies

In addition, there are separate funds for tailor-made training courses and alumni activities.

How to apply?

You need to apply directly with a Dutch higher education institution of your choice, starting 3 February 2015.

Check whether you are in the above mentioned target groups.

Check whether your employer will nominate you.

Contact the Dutch higher education institution which offers the NFP- qualified course of your choice for application procedures.

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