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

Global Flex Online 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 currently closed.

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 05 September 2023.

PLEASE NOTE, the application deadline for the MSM portal is 03 September 2023. 

For the OKP and MSP application procedure for the Short Executive Programmes, click here (English version), Click here (French version)

The following programmes are part of the current application round:

Private Sector Development (Location Bogor, Indonesia) Online part: 05 February - 01 March 2024 / Face-to-face part 04 - 08 March 2024 (for OKP applicants only)
Digital Transformation & Big Data  19 February -01 March 2024 (for OKP & MSP applicants)
Gestion de Projet et Développement des PME Agricoles  (blended programme in French) 04 March - 29 Mars 2024 (en ligne) / 08 - 12 Avril 2024 and 15 - 19 Avril (face à face) for OKP & MSP applicants
Strategic Leadership and Change Management 18 - 29 March 2024 (for MSP applicants only)
Women and youth empowerment and entrepreneurship policy 25 May - 07 June 2024 (for OKP & MSP applicants