The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP), funded by The Netherlands Government aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented health professionals from 37 eligible OKP countries can apply for a full scholarship to study a Master programme or short course at KIT.
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.
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.
- Deadline KIT Royal Tropical Institute for academic admission (if applying for OKP): as soon as possible but at the latest by 24 February 2022. Please note that you need to submit English proficiency test results. Therefore we advise you to start your application process as soon as possible if you are interested.
- Registration period OKP: Probably between 5 February – 17 March 2022, exact dates to be confirmed.
Attention: the list of eligible countries for OKP has changed recently. If you are a health professional from one of the 37 eligible OKP countries we strongly encourage you to apply for an OKP scholarship!
Eligible countries for Orange Knowledge Scholarship: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia.
Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility requirements, the 37 eligible countries, detailed regulations and application instructions. Have a close look also to the priorities of the Netherlands embassies in these countries. In some cases the Netherlands Embassies have a focus on Health or SRHR which makes the chances to get a scholarship higher.
It is also possible to apply for the above courses with other funding. For application instructions, follow the links to the course of your interest.