Published On: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015

Nuffic Fellowships for Development Professionals to Participate in The Hague Academy Short Courses


Deadline: 18 March 2015

The Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (NUFFIC) offers fellowships for training courses, as part of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for short courses and the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP). The aim is to promote capacity building within organisations in eligible countries (51 for NFP & 7 for MSP) via training and education for professionals. This is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation.

The Hague Academy for Local Governance is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that aims at strengthening good (local) governance, public service delivery and socio-economic development in developing and transitional countries by organising practice oriented training programmes.

Fellowships Programmes

  1. Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP)
  2. MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)

Program/Courses and Duration under fellowship programmes

  1. Local Economic Development (7 – 18 September, 2015)
  2. Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance (28 September – 9 October, 2015)
  3. Multilevel Water Governance (26 October – 6 November, 2015)
  4. Security, Governance and Rule of Law in fragile states (2 November – 11 December, 2015)

Focus Countries

Application procedure

The application procedure for a Nuffic scholarship consists of two stages.

  • The first stage is completing the online application form available on the website page.
  • In stage two you will be required to register in the Nuffic database (Atlas), motivate your application, and upload all the supporting documents as stated below-
    • Copy passport
    • Employer’s statement:
    • Motivation your employer
    • Government statement (if required)

Note: All documents should be attached in PDF format with size not exceeding 2 MB.

For more information about these fellowships, visit Nuffic Fellowships 2015.


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