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Orange Knowledge Programme

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is a scholarship programme initiated and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by Nuffic in cooperation with Dutch institutions.

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions in higher and vocational education.

You have to meet the following criteria to be able to apply for the OKP fellowship:
 
1. You are a professional working in one of the 52 OKP countries.
2. You meet the OKP requirements, check the OKP/NFP information for applicants
3. You are (un)conditionally admitted to one of Saxion programmes listed below

List OKP programmes Saxion

The following study programmes within Saxion are eligible for the OKP scholarship programme:

Elibigle programmes for the OKP Scholarship
Programme Duration
Master Facility and Real Estate Management 12 months
Master in Business Administration (MBA) 12 months
Master in Management (MA) 12 months
Master Innovation Textile Development 18 months
Master in Applied Nanotechnology 24 months
Short Course Civil Engineering 5 months
Short Course Fashion & Textile Technologies 12 months
Short Course Sustainable International Business 5 months
Short Course Risk & Emergency Management (not applicably during the application of the April deadline) 5 months

 

Application procedure

A complete registration and OKP scholarship application consists of three parts:

  1. An application for an OKP-eligible programme at Saxion
  2. Several documents that you have to submit
  3. An application for an OKP fellowship through the online application form in Atlas.


We explain each part further below.

You can find a complete overview of OKP-eligible programmes on our website (select ‘OKP’ as course type). You can apply to one of these programme by completing our online application form.

Please submit your application – the required documents included - before the deadlines as specified below. Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

The following documents are required to be able to participate in the OKP selection procedure:

  • Photo
  • Copy passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • Transcript
  • Language proof
  • Motivation letter
  • Additional intake procedure (applicable for Master in Innovative Textile Development)

The following documents are only required if you apply for Fashion & Textile Technologies:

  • Course description of your previous education, that includes information about the content of the subjects, literature and study load.

In addition to your application at Saxion and the submission of the required documents, you have to apply for an OKP fellowship through the online application form in Atlas, of which you will receive a link after your programme application.

WHAT WHEN
Application course programme at Saxion till 17 February 2019
Receiving Atlas application form till 15 March 2019
Submission of the OKP application in Atlas Between 7 February - 18 March 2019
The result of the nomination* Around April 2019
The final result of the selection Around June 2019

*After assessing your application, Saxion will decide whether or not you are nominated for an OKP fellowship.

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