The NFP/KOP programme
looks to advance the professional and educational development of highly
motivated professionals living and working in one of the 28 NFP countries.
For successful applicants, the NFP scholarship will cover the
full tuition fee and all expected living costs (international
flights, accommodation, visa and insurances)
must meet a number of criteria that support the aim of the NFP/KOP to be
eligible for a fellowship. To be eligible an applicant:
must have secured an offer of admission from the IHS Admission Team
before October 18 2017.
must be a professional and national of, and working and living in one of
the countries on the NFP country list
must have an employer’s statement that complies with the format
Nuffic has provided. All information must
provided and all commitments that are included in the format must be endorsed
in the statement.
must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of
staff-development. Organisations that are considered to have their own
means for staff development are for example: multinational corporations
(e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft), large national and/or a 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).
must have an official and valid passport
must not receive more than one fellowship for courses that take
place at the same time
must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the
country in which the employer is established (if applicable) to view
all entry requirements, click here.
Recipients of the NFP/KOP scholarship benefit from complete
coverage of all costs attached to studying at IHS: full tuition fee,
international flights, accommodation, visa and insurances.
1. Check that you meet the admissions criteria for
the relevant IHS postgraduate short course
2. Check that you meet the entry requirements for
the NFP Scholarship
3. Submit your application to www.iloveurban.nl/applicationform by 18 October 2017.