MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) for Professionals from Middle East and North Africa

Netherlands Government
Short Course

Deadline: varies
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts 2015 

Brief description:

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (or MSP) offers scholarships to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses in the Netherlands with a duration between two and twelve weeks.  The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Host Institution(s):

Dutch Universities and academic institutions.

Field(s) of study:

Eligible short courses offered by Dutch Higher Education Institutions. Contact the Dutch higher education institution that offers that course to find out whether it is eligible for an MSP scholarship.

Target group:

The target group is professionals (with a maximum age of 45) who are nationals of and working in one of the following countries:  Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria, Tunisia.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

An MSP scholarship is a contribution towards the costs of the selected short course and is intended to supplement the salary that the scholarship holder must continue to receive during the study period. The following items are covered: subsistence allowance, tuition fees, visa costs, international travel costs, medical insurance and allowance for study materials.


Employers must nominate an applicant and motivate his or her application in a supporting letter. You must also meet the eligibility requirements of the short course you are applying for.

Application instructions:

You need to contact the institution that offers the course of your choice to ask for the application procedure. Only the Dutch institution will provide information about the programmes, selection criteria, application procedures and deadlines.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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