2015 Netherlands Fellowship Programme MBA Scholarship Programme

Application Deadline: March 31st 2015

This MBA Scholarship Programme is applicable to the International MBA Programme of Business School Netherlands, offered by Nuffic as the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP). 

NFP is a full (100%) MBA Scholarship programme designed to foster institutional development within certain parts of the world. Applicants to certain academic and short courses of Dutch higher education institutions apply for the fellowship to cover the cost of tuition fees, accommodation and international travel for study.

Who can apply?

  • Mid-career professionals in employment
  • Only the individual applicant can apply for funding
  • The training must occur within the context of the organisation with which the applicant works
  • The training must be seen to help the organisation in its development strategies
  • Employer support is essential

Eligible Countries

To be eligible for an NFP fellowship, you must be a national of and working and living in one of the 51 countries listed on this page.

The countries have been classified into two categories. Category I countries are priority countries and will receive more fellowships.

Category I

Category II

Afghanistan Mali Albania Nepal
Bangladesh Mozambique Armenia Nicaragua
Benin Myanmar (Burma) Bolivia Pakistan
Bhutan Nigeria Burkina Faso Peru
Burundi Palestinian Territories Cambodia Philippines
Colombia Rwanda Cuba Senegal
Djibouti Somalia DR Congo Sri Lanka
Ethiopia South Africa Egypt Sudan
Ghana South Sudan Eritrea Surinam
India Tanzania Georgia Thailand
Indonesia Uganda Guatemala Zambia
Kenya Vietnam Jordan Zimbabwe
Yemen Macedonia

Target group
While fellowships are awarded to individuals, the need for training must occur within the context of the organization for which an applicant works. The training must help the organization to develop its capacity. This means that applicants must be nominated by their employers. In fact, an application without the support of an employer will not be considered.

Half of the available funding from the NFP budget should be spent on fellowships for female candidates and for candidates from sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from this priority is given to candidates from deprived groups and/or from marginalized regions.

How to apply?

To be eligible for an NFP fellowship, candidates need to be admitted to the International Action Learning MBA programme.

How to apply for a NFP Scholarship:

  1. Ensure you meet the admission criteria for the International MBA Programme
  2. Ensure you meet the entrance criteria for the NFP Scholarship
  3. Submit your application to the Admissions Team before 31 March 2015.

Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) – 2015 Deadlines

For non-English speakers a TOEFL or IELTS language test is required. The minimum pass mark for TOEFL is 550 (paper); 213 (computer) or 80 (internet) and IELTS 6.0. Exemptions can be considered should your mother tongue be English and you have successfully completed your degree in English.

For more information contact

International MBA Admissions Team:
E: [email protected] Or visit: www.bsn.eu/internationalmba

The Admissions Team or

Visit the Official Webpage of the Netherland Fellowshio MBA Scholarship Programme 2015



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