Orange Knowledge Programme

The purpose of orange knowledge programme is to help in building developmental capacity for individuals and organizations. Knowledge in the sense of bigger vocational education and fields related to the main purpose in the programme countries.
If you want to know more about the orange knowledge programme in Netherland, the scholarship, how to qualify and how to apply then this blog is for you. Just keep reading till the end.

Course Process and Duration of the orange knowledge programme

  • Program: Masters/Short Courses
  • Deadline: 30 Mar/5 Sept 2023 (annual)
  • Study in: Netherlands
  • Course starts 2023/24

Which Institution Hosts the Orange knowledge programme?

Dutch Universities that offer OKP qualified programmes/courses.

Level/Field(s) of study:

This scholarship is available for master’s programmes which usually lasts from 12 to 24 months and also for selected short courses which goes on in rounds (round 1: duration 2 weeks to 12 months; round 2: duraiton 2 weeks to 7 months).

All eligible courses for the Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship for this application round are all listed out in Studyfinder. Dear applicant, kindly search for studyfinder with the help of the filter’OKP qualified- Yes’. Meanwhile you can find the contact detail of the institutions there.

The Orange Knowledge Programme main aims are sexual and reproductive health and rights; security and rule of law; food and nutrition security and water management. This is their main focus.

Who is the orange knowledge programme for?

The scholarship programme is targeted for nationals and people who work in the under listed countries:
Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, 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 and Zambia.

If your country fall here, keep reading to find out how to apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

This programme is aimed at supplementing salaries you continue getting through out the scholarship duration. The scholarship goes a long way in providing for your costs of living and other things such as tuition fees, visa, travel, insurance etc.

You have to cover any difference between the OKP scholarship amount and the actual costs yourself.

Who is eligible for the Orange knowledge programme?

The eligibility criteria will be seen in the like of our website. So you can kindly check out our website for more information on that.

Application instructions:

For you to be able to apply for the orange knowledge programme, the followimg instruction must be strictly adhered to.
The Round 1 applications for this programme will be open on 8 February 2023.
Be sure you have gone through the eligibility criteria before you apply, we advice you go through the criteria carefully to be sure that the person that will employ you will also nominate you for the scholarship.

A Dutch higher education institution of your choice is needed for you to apply directly. You can get a Dutch higher education. You can get more information about the steps you need to apply and select from the Dutch institution. You can also get the eligibility criteria. Depending on the course and the University deadline differs.

You need to know that there are 2 application rounds for 2023 (provisionally expected):
• Round 1: 8 February – 30 March 2022 16.00 CET for courses starting between 24 July 2023 and 31 January 2024.
• Round 2: 28 June 2022 – 5 September 16.00 CET for courses starting 1 February 2024.

All courses must be completed before 31 August 2024.
It is important to read Orange Knowledge Programme in The Netherlands for more information for applicants and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


You can reach out to us through our official website which is below for more information on the Orange knowledge programme.
Official Scholarship Website:

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