Scholarships from Orange Knowledge Programme to study short courses in 2019 at KIT Royal Tropical Institute

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Are you looking for financial support to study a short course on public or global health in 2019? We are very happy to inform you that there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP), former NFP, to study a large number of  short courses at KIT.

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) (former NFP programme) is a 5-year programme aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented health professionals from 52 eligible OKP countries can apply for a scholarship.
If you are you a health professional from one of these 52 eligible OKP countries we encourage you to explore this opportunity. KIT offers an inspiring environment to get updated on the newest developments in Public Health and exchange experiences with a group of like-minded global health professionals.
We look forward to meet you in Amsterdam in 2019!

See below the eligible courses for scholarships from the Orange Knowledge Programme.


Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)
Upcoming application period: Summer 2019

For the current application period that runs from 7 June to 23 July the following course is eligible:

Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research 
Course dates: 22 January – 8 February 2019
In health systems policy makers, managers and service providers need to be able to select appropriate research methods to better understand and address the problems they face. This course discusses which methods to use to answer different health system research questions.You will gain experience in each step of the research process and develop your own research proposal.

Deadline KIT Royal Tropical Institute for academic admission (if applying for OKP): as soon as possible but at the latest by 23 June 2018
Deadline OKP registration via Atlas: 23 July 2018

If you are a health professional from one of the  52 eligible OKP countries we encourage you to apply for an OKP scholarship! Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility requirements, detailed regulations and application instructions.


Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)
Next application period: Autumn 2019

For most of our short courses in Winter and Spring 2019 the OKP application period is September-October 2019. Keep an eye on our website for updates on exact dates. Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information

Courses on Health Systems Strengthening

Courses on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV and AIDS

Courses on Disease Management


Other upcoming courses in 2018

We still have a few places in the following master programmes and short courses. Apply now to reserve the last places!

Master in International Health (MIH)
Starting September 2018 (one to five years)

Netherlands Course in Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)(core course MIH or stand-alone Starting September 2018 (3,5 months)

Master of Public Health (MPH): Track in SRHR, Track in Health Management and Policy
Starting September 2018

Monitoring and Evaluation in a dynamic health environment (M&E)
Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018

Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018 (Jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children, and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Introduction to Laboratory Quality Management
Course dates: 3-7 September (Jointly with Datos)


We kindly ask you to share this information with colleagues and disseminate to interested potential applicants. If you have any questions do let us know at courses@kit.nl.