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Scholarships for Master Programmes and short courses to study at KIT

Do you want to study a Masters programme or short course at KIT Royal Tropical Institute in 2023 or first part 2024, and are you looking for financing? We are happy to inform you of some interesting scholarship opportunities.

KIT offers an inspiring environment where you will meet with like-minded health professionals from all over the world. Our courses respond to current global developments in the health field and are known for their practical applicability, multidisciplinary approach and interactive participatory training methods.

See below for a few interesting scholarship options:

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Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme

Upcoming application period: Winter 2023 for courses Summer 2023 and Winter 2024

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP), funded by The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. The programme recently has been extended until end 2024. There are however quite a few changes in the eligible countries, and there are changed application periods. Talented health professionals from 30 eligible OKP countries can apply for a full scholarship to study a Master programme or short course at KIT. Please note that the countrylist has changed just recently.

List courses OKP application period 1: winter 2023:

For the following programmes there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). Follow the links below for more information on each course and apply directly to your course of choice through our online application system. You have to apply separately for the OKP scholarship and will automatically receive a link for this after academic admission.

Application period Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarship

If you want to apply for a scholarship from the Orange Knowledge Programme, make sure you first apply for academic admission to KIT.

Eligible countries for Orange Knowledge Scholarship:
Attention: the list of eligible countries for OKP has changed. The list has been reduced to 30 countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen.

Health professionals from the following countries are especially encouraged to apply, as the Netherlands’ embassies in these countries have a focus on Health or SRHR, making the chances of receiving an OKP scholarship higher: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Congo DRC, Ethiopia, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal, Tanzania, Yemen

Visit the OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility requirements, detailed regulations and application instructions.

If you are you a health professional from one of the 30 eligible OKP countries we strongly encourage you to explore this interesting scholarship opportunity. In case you are interested please apply as soon as possible for academic admission so you are ready to apply for the OKP scholarship when the application period opens!

Attention: Changes other Orange Knowledge Application periods 2023

For 2023 there are only two application rounds instead of three as was the case in previous years. This means in practice that for all short courses taking place in 2024 the OKP application period is already 28 June- 5 September 2023, 16:00 CET. The academic application deadline if you want to apply for OKP is already 1 June 2023.
Therefore we advise you to apply as soon as possible to the short course of your choice.
Visit the OKP scholarship page for all the details and eligible courses.

MENA MSP Scholarship

We are happy the inform you that the MENA MSP Scholarship, funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic, is now available for the following KIT courses:

The MENA MSP Scholarship, managed by Nuffic, is available for the following courses.

Eligible Courses:

Eligible Countries: There are MENA MSP scholarships available for for people living and working in the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Tunisia, Sudan, Mauritania.
 Syrians can apply for a scholarship if they are living and working in one of the other countries listed above.

Application period MENA MSP Scholarship: 8 February – 30 March 2023, 16:00 CET
Academic application deadline: First apply for academic admission to KIT. Deadline 28 February 2023

Details on the MSP scholarship and different criteria per country. Please visit the Nuffic website and click on your country to find all details per country. Here you will also find instructions on extra forms you have to prepare. We advise you to start up this process already as it may take some time.
(Please note that KIT courses are not yet added to the Nuffic website for MSP scholarship).
The application process for the scholarship is the same as for the OKP scholarship. You have to apply for academic admission to KIT first, if you are admitted you will receive a link to a link to Delta, the online system, where you can apply. You will receive the link once the application period opens, after 8 February 2023.

Other scholarship options

Are you looking for financial support to study at KIT? There are a number of other scholarship options. Options differ per nationality and profession.

See below a few other interesting scholarship opportunities:

KIT Scholarship partial scholarship

Eligible Courses:

Scholarship application period: 1 February 2023-15 March 2023
Open to admitted candidates to the Masters programmes from low and middle income countries with proven additional funding. Read more: Partial scholarships from KIT Scholarship Fund

OKP-LPDP StuNed Joint Scholarship programme: For Indonesian nationals
Rabbani Foundation: for nationals from Arab countries

and many more.

Visit our scholarship page for different options and opportunities

Upcoming courses in 2023

We are happy to inform you of a number of upcoming courses on a wide range of topics. The short courses can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of one of our Master programmes.
The following courses still have available space for applicants.

Visit our website for the full course overview of upcoming short courses and Master programmes.

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