Scholarships in the Netherlands available for media and communications professionals

Scholarships & Fellowships /iJnet/17 FEB 2022

Collected by Fekadu Alemu

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend a short course in the Netherlands.

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is accepting applications for 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).

Courses must take place between July 25 and Nov. 21.

Candidates must be from 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 22.

For more information on how to apply go to

The deadline is March 22.

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