Who we are

KIT Scholarship Fund is a sub-fund of the independent foundation KIT Fund, for education and research.

Objectives of the foundation

The foundation is to contribute to capacity building in low and middle income countries through higher education and research purpose from the Royal Tropical Institute or in cooperation with other organizations.

Contact information

KIT Scholarship Fund
KIT Fund for Training and Research (KIT Fonds, voor opleiding en onderzoek, formal title in Dutch)
Address: Mauritskade 63
1092 AD Amsterdam
P.O. Box 95001, 1090 HA Amsterdam
Phone: +31 (0) 20 568 8411

Board KIT Fund

President: Dancker Bijleveld
Treasurer: Eduard van der Kun
Secretary: Alexander Huygen


ANBI status: awarded in July 2013
RSIN / tax number: 8529 96 688
Registration Chamber of Commerce: 58344837


The foundation is not-for-profit. Board members receive no remuneration for their work. The foundation aims to keep costs as low as possible in order to use your gift for its intended purpose: providing scholarships for students from low- and middle-income countries to study at KIT.


KIT Fund for Training and Research was established in July 2013.
See the Annual Report KIT Scholarship Fund 2015 (in Dutch)
See the Annual Report KIT Scholarship Fund 2016 (in Dutch)
See the Annual Report KIT Scholarship Fund 2017 (in Dutch)