NFP/KOP and MSP (MENA) Fellowship information  


On 1 July 2017 the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) entered a new phase as a new programme under the name KOP (Kennisontwikkelings programma).  

NOTE:  NEW NFP-KOP formats were made available on 7 & 11 September 2017. 

Link to the:  Fellowship application form

Deadline for fellowship applications is 22 October 2017

Before filling the form please read the instructions below carefully. The application should be done in one session. You can NOT save the application and continue later. So, it is wise to have all information and documents to upload (in pdf and less than 2MB!) readily available.

  Fellowships are offered under the following programmes

  1. Netherlands Fellowship Programmes - Short courses 
    Instructions for NFP-KOP fellowship registration 
    Government Authority Statement overview: only required for the listed countries & organisations NEW

    Documents to upload for NFP-KOP:

    Employer’s statement format - for courses in the NetherlandsNEW  
    Use this exact format!! 
    Employer's statement format South - for courses in the South (Nigeria). NEW 
    Government Authority Statement format KOP - NEW

  2. MENA Scholarship Programme - MSP SC
    Instructions for MENA-MSP fellowship registration 
    Government Authority Statement: only required for 
    these countries and organisations - NEW

    Documents to upload for MENA-MSP 
    Employer’s statement format  NEW use this exact format!! 
    Government Authority Statement for MSP (MENA)

  3. STUNED Scholarships for Indonesian nationals
    Click this link
    for information in Bahasa Indonesia
    or contact the NESO Indonesia office:

    T:  +62 21 5290 2172, contact hours by phone: Monday to Friday 08.00 AM - 11.00 AM (Dutch Time)     


Other Information:
Composition of the NFP/KOP and MSP fellowships
Additional information on NFP/KOP is available at: 
Additional information on MSP is available at:
Conditions & obligations for fellowship holders and ICRA 
Update on KOP Conditions and obligations - NEW


Last update on 12 October 2017

Fellowship Application

You may check whether you are eligible for either an NFP/KOP or MSP fellowship in the country lists below:
Please note that ICRA has no funds for financing course participation and is unable to assist applicants in obtaining fellowships. In case you are not eligible for a NFP/KOP or MENA Fellowship, you may check this link for other fellowship opportunities: Funding opportunities
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