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Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (MSP) / Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 18, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on October 7, 2019
Nuffic is the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education, an independent, non-profit organisation based in The Hague
Nuffic is the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education, an independent, non-profit organisation based in The Hague

The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP):
1. offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands
2. aims to contribute to the democratic transition in the participating countries
3. also aims at building capacity within organisations.

Eligibility: professionals up to age 45 who are nationals of - and living and working in - one of the countries below:
* Syrian nationals may apply only if they are residing and working in one of the countries above listed.

While the scholarship is awarded to individuals, all candidates must be nominated by their employer to be able to participate.
The need for training has to be demonstrated in the context of the organisation the applicant is employed by.
Applications take place via Dutch institutions. They provide a list of courses available for each deadline.
Short courses on offer fall within several fields of study.

Utilize This Offer

Before applying, make sure to:
1. Review the eligibility criteria carefully;
2. Identify your Country Focus;
3. Check whether your employer is willing to nominate you for the scholarship.

Next deadline: October 8, 2019

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 18, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Karen QuiƱones-Axalan
Aug 18, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

Thank you for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 19, 2019
Aug 19, 2019

Welcome! Have a great week.