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Holland: NFP and MSP (MENA) scholarships


NFP stands for Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP), MSP stands for MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Scholarship Programme. NFP scholarships are available for 51 countries, MSP scholarships for 9 countries*.

These courses are open for NFP and MSP applications now. The deadline is on 27 March 2015:

An NFP or MSP scholarship will pay for the full cost of your travel and visa (if required), accommodation and meals, insurance and the course fee. The NFP and the MSP scholarship programmes are funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and administered by Nuffic, the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education.

You can only apply for a scholarship for your chosen course during the ‘application window’ for that course. There are three of these windows every year. The window is open right now and closes on 27 March 2015.

There are many more applications than there are scholarships available. Not everyone can apply for an NFP or MSP scholarship. Therefore, it is important that you meet all the RNTC and Nuffic criteria.

*The MSP is now open to applicants of Syrian nationality who are residing and working outside of Syria in one of the selected MSP countries.