NUFFIC Fellowships in Netherlands

Open to: applicants that are working and living in the listed NFP country


The Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education (NUFFIC) offers fellowships to international candidates to participate in training courses in The Netherlands. NUFFIC offers StuNed, NFP and MSP (MENA) Fellowships.

Aim: These fellowships seek to develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, & abilities of professionals to enable their organizations and communities to succeed in an ever-changing world. This is initiated and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Conditions / Eligibility

  1. For NFP Scholarships there is no age limit
  1. Not employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff development, for example:
    • Multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft),
    • Large national and/or large commercial organisations,
    • Bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida,
    • Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid),
    • Multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB),
    • International NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care);
  2. Have a passport that will still be valid for at least three months after completion of the training;
  3. Not received more than one fellowship for courses that take place at the same time;
  4. Proficient English language skills: The short courses are taught in English. Therefore, it is important that your English language skills (writing and speaking) are good.
  5. Work experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience required, working with or for local or regional authorities. It is to your advantage if the work/experience is related to the content of the training.

To be eligible for an MSP Scholarship you must meet the employer, language and work experience criteria mentioned above. Furthermore, you must:

  1. Be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the following
  2. MSP country list valid at the time of application;
  3. Have an official passport that will still be valid at least three months after completion of the training;
  4. Not be over 45 years of age at the time of the grant submission.
    (only applicable for MSP Scholarships)

Eligible Regions:

  1. Albania,
  2. Armenia,
  3. Bhutan,
  4. Bolivia,
  5. Burkina Faso,
  6. Cambodia,
  7. Cuba,
  8. Djibouti,
  9. DR Congo,
  10. Georgia,
  11. India,
  12. Jordan,
  13. Lebanon,
  14. Macedonia,
  15. Mongolia,
  16. Nepal,
  17. Nicaragua,
  18. Nigeria,
  19. Pakistan,
  20. Peru,
  21. Philippines,
  22. Senegal,
  23. Somalia,
  24. Sri Lanka,
  25. Sudan,
  26. Surinam,
  27. Thailand,
  28. Zimbabwe

Fellowship Benefits

Both scholarships will cover:

  1. The tuition fee;
  2. Return flights from an international airport to Amsterdam;
  3. Insurance;
  4. Accommodation;
  5. A small Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA).

Application Procedure

You can now apply for NFP and MSP Scholarships for the following four training courses:

  1. Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance
  2. Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance;
  3. Integrity and Anti-corruption ;
  4. Local Service Delivery.

Please use the application form to apply for a NUFFIC scholarship. More details is on the official website.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for the scholarship.

If you are not eligible for NUFFIC Funding or if you would like to apply for a training course without the scholarship, then please refer to the separate deadline and separate application of each course.

Quick Overview——–
Organization Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education (NUFFIC)
Fellowship Level All levels
Country Netherlands
Subject areas All disciplines
Fellowship Benefits: tuition fee, accommodation,  daily subsistence allowance
Eligibility Open for International students
Deadline Varies



Company Information
  • Total Jobs 621 Jobs
  • Address India

Institute Post-doctoral Fellows: IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay offers Institute Post-doctoral (post-doc) fellowships. These fellowships are available in various academic Departments, Centres, Schools

Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria: Scholarships for Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates

Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria is offering scholarships to Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates. The scholarships are available to

PON Graduate Research Fellowships

Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School’s goal of nurturing the development of the next generation of scholars, PON

ETH Zurich Research Grants: Doctoral Projects

ETH Zurich Research Grants ETH Zurich Research Grants are aimed to promote highly creative and original research at ETH Zurich

Faculty Positions at Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad invites applications from Indian nationals including Persons of Indian Origins (PIOs)

Research Grants – One-Year Grants for Doctoral Candidates: DAAD

Research Grants – One-Year Grants for Doctoral Candidates by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) The primary aim of this program

IIM Visakhapatnam: Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor

IIM Visakhapatnam: Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor IIM Visakhapatnam (the Institute, IIMV) invites applications for faculty positions from candidates

Early Postdoc.Mobility: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Early Postdoc.Mobility by Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF): This program increase your research experience through a stay abroad! Early Postdoc.Mobility

100 fellowships: Hunt Postdoc grants, USA

100 Hunt Postdoc grants, USA: Wenner-Gren Foundation offers 100 Hunt postdoc fellowships open for international research scholars. Hunt Postdoc Fellowships also support

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA): DBT

The Department of Biotechnology invites application for the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA). This is an attractive, career oriented scheme

Subscribe by email

Subscribe by Telegram