Information for Prospective Students

MSM Scholarships

MSM offers several scholarships for privately funded students. Please have a look at the programme page of your interest for more information (tab scholarships) or click the links below to go directly to the scholarship information for each programme:

Master in Management scholarships

Full-time MBA scholarships

Short Executive Programmes

Please click the programme of your choice to see the scholarship offering (tab Fees & Funding).

Nuffic scholarships

Scholarships from the Dutch Government are handled through Nuffic via:

1. Orange Knowledge Program (OKP)
The OKP (former NFP) programme awarded by the Netherlands organisation for international co-operation in higher education (NUFFIC) enables professionals from 30 countries to join MSM programmes. The overall aim of OKP is to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals, and institutions in higher and vocational education.

The OKP programme offers opportunities in fields related to the priority themes of the Dutch government:

        - sexual and reproductive health and rights
        - security and rule of law
        - food and nutrition security
        - water management

Each Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) country has different capacity needs. Please have a look at this document for the specific priority areas of your country.

2. MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)‚Äč
The MSP programme is a similar programme aimed at mid-career professionals from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Tunisia Mauritania and Sudan. The aim of MSP is to contribute to the democratic transition in the participating countries. Furthermore, the MSP aims to contribute to capacity building within a wide range of governmental, nongovernmental and private organisations and institutions in the selected countries. Each MSP country has different priority themes. Please check this page and click on the specific country to find more information about the capacity needs. 

Application procedures and deadlines Nuffic OKP & MSP

MSM's MBA and MM programmes

The NUFFIC OKP application window for the MSM Full-time MBA and Master in Management programme is open and closes on 30 March 16.00 CEST.   

PLEASE NOTE, the deadline for submitting your application into the MSM online application portal is 16 March 2023.

For the OKP application procedure for the MSM full-time MBA and MSM Master in Management programme, click here

MSM Short Executive Programmes

The OKP & MSP application window is open and closes on 30 March 16.00 CEST. 

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

For the OKP and MSP application procedure for the Short Executive Programmes, click here

The following programmes are part of the current application round:

Project Management (blended programme) 25 September - 20 October 2023 (online) 23 - 27 October 2023 (face-to-face)                                     
Strategic Leadership and Change Management 13 - 24 November 2023
Small Agribusiness Development 09 - 20 October 2023
Sustainable Business Development  22 January - 02 February 2024