NUFFIC Eligible Programs

The Dutch government offers full scholarships administered by NUFFIC for a selection of MSM's short executive programmes.

The NUFFIC OKP & MSP application window is open and closes on 30 March (16 hrs. CEST).

PLEASE NOTE, the deadline for submitting your application into the MSM online application portal is 24 March 2023.

We have changed our application procedure:

For the next OKP/MSP application round you need to follow the next steps:

1. Check if you are eligible for OKP 
    Check if you are eligible for MSP

2. Submit your application to MSM first via the online application portal (deadline 24 March).

3. Your application will be reviewed by MSM. Within 3 working days you will receive a message from MSM whether your application is suitable for a NUFFIC application or not.

​4. If your application meets the NUFFIC requirements, you will receive a link to get access to the Delta system where you can submit your NUFFIC application.

Below an overview of the programmes that are part of the current application round.

How to apply for a NUFFIC OKP & MSP scholarship?

For more information about how to start your application:

1. Click on the programme below that fits your professional need.

2. Click on the “Admission” tab to check if you are eligible for an OKP or MSP scholarship and which documents to upload.

3. Click on the “How to apply” tab to find all necessary information about how to submit your application.

Project Management

This programme enables you to develop the skills, knowledge and essential techniques for successful management of both large- and small-scale projects. You will be trained to become an effective project and people manager.

  • Certificate of participation
  • Blended program (for OKP & MSP applicants)
  • Online part 25 September - 20 October 2023 / Face-to-face part 23 - 31 October 2023
  • 4 weeks online, 7 days face-to-face
Small agribusiness development

The Small Agribusiness Development programme focuses on Small Business Development in emerging markets and building triple helix partnerships with the aim to contribute to local economic development.

  • Certificate of participation
  • Full-time
  • 09 October - 20 October 2023 (for OKP & MSP applicants)
  • 10 days
Strategic Leadership and Change Management

This programme informs you on the most relevant aspects of effective strategic leadership and change management. It will provide the tools and instrument to develop and implement effective strategies and to design effective change programmes.

  • Certificate of participation
  • Full-time
  • 13 November - 24 November 2023 (for OKP & MSP applicants)
  • 10 days
Sustainable Business Development

This program demonstrates how external issues like globalization, climate change, environmental pollution and social media can be managed through a cooperative development approach transcending the boundaries between public and private sector.

  • Certificate of participation
  • Full-time
  • 22 January - 02 February 2024 (for OKP & MSP applicants)
  • 10 days