Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

ICRA application  

What to do?   

  1. Question:  When I cannot upload my passport on the START page? 
    Answer:     Make sure your passport is less than 1.5 MB 
     
  2. Question:  When I cannot move to the next page? 
    Answer:     Check wether you missed filling a required field. 
     
  3. Question:  When I cannot open or submit the application form?  
    Answer 1:  Check whether using another internet browser works.
                       Try google chrome or modzilla. 
    Answer 2:  Towards the application deadline the site might be overloaded.  
                       Try to fill the form during a less busy time.
     
  4. Question:  I have filled my application form and submitted it but I did not receive an confirmation.  
    Answer:    After submitting your application you should receive a confirmation and summary of your application. 
    The confirmation email might have ended up in your junkmail folder, please check. 

OKP/NFP & MENA/MSP Scholarship application  

What to do?

  1. Question:  Can I apply for these Scholarships? 
    Answer:     In order to qualify applicants should be working in and be a national of OKP-NFP countries or MSP (MENA) countries
    Applicants from MENA countries should be 45 years of age or younger.
    Eligible applicants should NOT be working for: 
     multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft),
    -  large national and/or a large commercial organisations,
    -  bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid,  ADC, SwissAid),
    -  multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank,  African Development Bank, IADB),
    -  international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care).
    You can also check:  OKP-NFP information for Scholarship applicants
     
  2. Question:  What to submit/upload in my Scholarship application? 
    Answer:  see the our scholarship page for detailed information.
     
  3. Question:  I am not able to upload my employer's statement or passport! What to do? 
    Answer:    Check whether your documents are in PDF and not more than 2 MB. 
     
  4. Question:  I am not able to access the Scholarship application form. What to do?  
    Answer:    The ATLAS website for the Scholarship applications might be overloaded.   
    So wait and try again later at a more quiet time.  
     
  5. Question:  I am a consultant or have my own organisation and I am not employed. Can I apply for a scholarship?  
    Answer:    Somebody has to sign the employer statement for you, if your organisation has a board or you do a lot of work for a specific organisation, the chair of the board or the executive of that organisation you work for can sign the employer statement.  
     
  6. Question:  I am not able to submit my Scholarship application. What to do? 
    Answer:    Changing your internet browser to google chrome or modzilla might help or the documents you have uploaded are more than 2MB or not in PDF. 
     
  7. Question:  I did not receive a confirmation by email that I submitted my Scholarship application. 
    Answer:    That is correct.  After submitting your application there will be only a pop-up showing that you submitted your Scholarship application.
    Before actually submitting your application there is a possibility to save it. 

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