Scholarship Information

Hi! this is our information page about scholarships. After you have found an iCRA course that you are excited about and want to attend, you can apply for a Nuffic Scholarship!

While ICRA does not offer financing for courses directly, this page gives you a good overview of options made available by Netherlands Scholarship Programmes.

  How to apply in steps?


  1.  Pick your course  at
  2.  On the  ICRA course webpage you can  Apply to the course,  opt for the correct course (only August – November 2021 courses)!
  3.  After submitting your ICRA application, you will receive a mail with further information. Check if you are eligible for an OKP or MSP scholarship on this scholarship page and check below which documents to upload (employer statement obligatory for all) .
  4. IMPORTANT to check whether you need to upload a government authority statement, this is required for certain OKP countries  and also for certain MENA countries.        
  5.  Please note that the OKP scholarship countries have been adjusted.
  6.  Check the detailed information on the scholarships on the page below.         
  7. When you are eligible for an OKP or MSP scholarship please fill your form through the OKP scholarship form link or the  MSP scholarship form link      

If you have any questions, check our FAQ or when still questions contact

Scholarship information


The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) Scholarship application

CLOSED on 22 March 

for courses starting between Aug – Nov 2021

Link to the:  OKP Scholarship application form  

OKP countries 

Deadline for OKP scholarship applications:  22 March 2021


MENA (MSP) scholarship application

CLOSED on 28 March

Link to the:  MSP Scholarship application form 

MSP countries 

Deadline for MSP scholarship applications:  28 March 2021

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) Scholarship application is closed 

Before filling the form please read the information below carefully. The application should be done in one session. You can NOT save the application and continue later. So, it is wise to have all information and documents to upload (in pdf and less than 4MB!) readily available.   

1.     ScholarshipOrange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

Important information:   

Specific documents to upload:   

IMPORTANT:  use the EXACT formats provided. 

Click here for the OKP Scholarship application form 

Scholarship application closed  22 March 2021 

2.   MENA Scholarship Programme 

MSP Scholarship application is closed

Important information:  

Specific documents to upload: 

  • EMPLOYER STATEMENT FORMATS to upload in your MENA/MSP scholarship application:

    NOTE:  A digitally signed employer statement will suffice when Corona restrictions are in place in your country. A stamp is not required now (temporary condition due to corona restrictions) 
  • MSP-Government Authority Statement format (only for countries and organisations listed) Iraq is exempted.

IMPORTANT:  use the exact formats provided.

MENA/MSP scholarship application
Scholarship application deadline closed  28 March




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