Information for Prospective Students

MSM Scholarships

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

Master in Management scholarships

Full-time MBA scholarships
Executive MBA scholarships
Online MBA scholarships


Research Methods and Skills

Executive Programs


Please click the program 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) program awarded by the Netherlands organization for international co-operation in higher education (NUFFIC) enables professionals from 37 countries to join MSM programs. 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 program offers opportunities in fields related to the priority themes of the Dutch government:

  • Food and nutrition security
  • Water, energy and climate
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Security and the rule of law
  • Private sector development
  • Inclusivity of women and marginalised groups
  • Environment

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: https://www.nuffic.nl/en/subjects/orange-knowledge-programme/country-themes-orange-knowledge-programme.

2. MENA Scholarship Program (MSP)‚Äč
The MSP program is a similar program aimed at mid-career professionals from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria*, Tunisia to join MSM Executive Programs. 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 organizations and institutions in the selected countries.
* MSP is not currently open to professionals applying from Syria. Applicants with the Syrian nationality may apply if they are residing and working in one of the other MSP countries listed.

3. StuNed Scholarship Program
StuNed or Studeren in Nederland is a scholarship program that is an integral part of the bilateral cooperation between the Governments of the Netherlands and Indonesia. The main objectives of StuNed are to strengthen the human resources in Indonesian organizations and the bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Indonesia at the same time. You can apply for the Master in Management and the Full-time MBA using this scholarship if you meet the requested criteria. For more information, please contact us via admissions@msm.nl

The application window for this scholarship closes on 8 March 2021. You first need to apply at MSM before you can apply at StuNed. Click here for the application link of StuNed. 

Application procedures and deadlines Nuffic OKP & MSP

MSM's MBA and MM programs 

The Nuffic OKP application window for the MSM Full-time MBA and Master in Management program (intake 2022) is closed. 

The next NUFFIC OKP application round will open on 2 February and closes on 22 March 2022 (16pm CET).

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

MSM's executive programs 

The next NUFFIC OKP & MSP application round will open on 2 February and closes on 22 March 2022 (16pm CET).

For the OKP and MSP application procedure for the Executive Education programs, click here

The following programs are part of the next OKP & MSP application round:

Project Finance & Project Management 24 October - 04 November 2022
Strategic Leadership & Change Management 14 November - 25 November 2022


MSM's Research Methods & Skills program (RMS)

For the 2022 Research Methods and Skills (RMS) program, we offer the option to apply for the NUFFIC OKP and MSP scholarships. 

The next NUFFIC OKP & MSP application round will open on 2 February and closes on 22 March 2022 (16pm CET).

For the OKP and MSP application procedure for the Research Methods and Skills program, click here.