Scholarships available for journalism courses in the Netherlands [Worldwide]

Posted on Feb 12, 2021 in Journalism Basics

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend a short course or master's program in the Netherlands.

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is accepting applications for master's programs and short journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC) and other institutions. The OKP is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and run by the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC).

Candidates must be from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, 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.

The fellowships are intended for the cost of living, course fees, visa, travel and insurance. If applicable, the scholarship recipient may have to cover the difference between actual costs and the scholarship amount. 

The deadline is March 23.