Masters Fellowships for International Students 2011 in Netherlands | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Masters Fellowships for International Students 2011 in Netherlands

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) fosters capacity building within organizations in 61 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members at the University of Twente. The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes is an initiative of the Dutch government.

Country of origin
Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Burundi, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China (Excluding citizens from Hong Kong and Macao), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, DR Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Sudan, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Field of study: All
Level of study: Master
Requirements for application
Applicants must:
be a national and working in one of the countries above
be a mid-career professional with at least three years work experience
be nominated by his/her employer
have been unconditionally admitted by the University of Twente to one of the master degree programmes
have completed an NFP Master’s Degree Programme application form and have submitted all the required documentation to the Netherlands embassy or consulate
not be employed by a large industrial, commercial, international or multinational organization
offer evidence of proficiency in speaking and writing the language of instruction
be available for the entire period of the programme and be physically and mentally able to take part in the entire programme
declare that they will return to their home country immediately after the study programme has ended
comply with country-specific rules set by RNE (for more information please contact the Netherlands Embassy or consulate in your home country)

candidate must not have received an NFP fellowship or any other fellowship in the three years prior to the start of the proposed programme (MA, SC or PhD)
Deadline for application
Study programmes starting in the first quarter 2011:
1 October 2010 except for Tanzania and Bangladesh

Study programmes starting in the third quarter 2011: 1 March 2011 except for Uganda, Tanzania, Indonesia and Bangladesh
subsistence allowance
tuition fee
international travel
personal allowance
study materials
visa costs
travel within the Netherlands
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