Applications have opened for the Fully Funded Nuffic Scholarships at The Hague Academy for 2020. Interested candidates can apply until March 7, 2020.
The Hague Academy provides the scholarship for four open courses scheduled for the second half of 2020. Moreover, the scholarships seek to develop and advance the knowledge and skills of professionals by offering to fund training programs in The Netherlands. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds the Nuffic Scholarships program.
The Hague Academy offers the following courses for the Fully Funded Nuffic Scholarships for short courses.
- Multilevel Water Governance (7 – 18 September 2020)
This course explores the building blocks of water governance: administrative, planning, financial, legal, stakeholder & cooperation through international best practices and study visits.
- Local Economic Development (21 September – 2 October 2020)
It discusses how local authorities, together with stakeholders, can develop strategies for inclusive and sustainable economic development and promote a conducive business environment.
- Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security (26 October – 6 November 2020)
This course discusses the role of national and local actors in increasing state legitimacy, restoring basic services, and promoting social cohesion and human security in post-conflict settings.
- Gender Responsive Governance (16 – 27 November 2020)
It explores the what, why and how of gender-responsive governance for transformative change by focusing on gender mainstreaming and equitable service delivery at the local level
The Hague Academy offers three types of scholarships. They are:
- The Orange Knowledge Program(OKP)
- Mena Scholarship Program(MSP)
- as well as StuNed (Dutch-Indonesian Scholarship Program)
- The eligibility criteria vary according to the course chosen
For the OKP scholarships
- There is no age limit.
- Also, the candidate must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries
on the OKP country list.
- Additionally, the candidate must not be employed by an organization that has its own means of staff
development, for example, multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft), large national and/or large commercial organizations. Also, bilateral donor organizations, multilateral donor organizations,
Development Bank and so on
- Similarly, the candidate must have a current Employer Statement according to the prescribed Nuffic Format.
- Furthermore, the candidates must scan the Employer Statement with the original signature AND stamp of the
the organization, and preferably on the official letterhead of the organization.
For MSP Scholarships
- The candidates must meet the same employer, language and work experience criteria mentioned above for
- Also, they must not be over 45 years of age on the application deadline.
- Additionally, they must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the following
MSP country list valid at the time of application
- Furthermore, the candidate must have a passport that is valid on the application deadline
For additional details, visit the official site.