Scholarships Orange Knowledge Fund to study MPH

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KIT Royal Tropical Institute


Amsterdam , The Netherlands

Are you looking for financial support to study a Master’s degree or an advanced course in public or global health in 2018? We are very happy to inform you that there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP), former Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP).

For the upcoming deadline there are OKP scholarships available for KIT’s MPH programme and a number of summer courses.

KIT offers an inspiring environment to get updated on the newest developments in Public Health and exchange experiences with a group of like-minded global health professionals. We look forward to meet you in Amsterdam in 2018!

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) (former NFP programme) is a 5-year programme aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented health professionals from 51  eligible OKP countries can apply for a scholarship.

For the following programmes there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP):

  • Master of Public Health / International Course in Health Development
    Course dates: 17 September 2018 – 6 September 2019
    This annual 12-month programme is organised by KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Participants can choose from the following study tracks:
    MPH – Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health  and Rights
    MPH – Track in Health Systems Policy and  Management
    NEW: MPH – Track  in Health Systems and Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments
  • Monitoring and  Evaluation in a dynamic health environment (M&E)
    Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018
    This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the role that M&E plays in all aspects of the health system, and with a broad range of tools and methods to be used in the health sector in developing countries.
  • Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
    Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018
    This course focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crisis. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children, and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Deadline KIT Royal Tropical Institute for academic admission (if applying for OKP): as soon as possible but at the latest by 15 February 2018

Deadline OKP registration via Atlas: 15 March 2018

If you are a health professional from one of the  51  eligible OKP countries we encourage you to apply for an OKP scholarship!

Visit our OKP scholarship page for more information on the eligibility  requirements, detailed regulations and application instructions.

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