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Apply for the 2020 MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) to study in the Netherlands

Brief Description The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands. Aim: The overall aim of the MSP is to contribute to sustainable democratic transition in the participating countries. It also aims at building capacity within organisations by enabling employees to take part in short courses in the Netherlands. Eligibility one must be a professional and national of, and living and working in one of the countries on the MSP country list valid at the time of application; ▪ one must have a current employer’s statement that complies with the format Nuffic has provided. All information must be provided and all commitments that are included in the format must be endorsed in the statement; ▪ one must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff-development. Organisations that are considered to have their own means of staff development are for example: multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft); - large national and/or a large commercial organisation; - bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid); - multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB);- international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care). ▪ one must have an official and valid passport (valid at least 3 months after the candidate submission date); ▪ one must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (if applicable) ▪ the age of the MSP candidate must not exceed 45 years of age at the time of the grant submission. ▪ the candidate must not receive more than one MSP scholarship for courses that take place at the same time. Deadline is 24th March, 2020 For more information, click here


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