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,  for scholarships opt for courses starting in January – February 2023!
  3.  After submitting your ICRA application, you will receive a mail with further information.
  4. 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) .
  5. 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 (not applicable for this deadline).
  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 (not applicable for this deadline).

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

Deadline for OKP scholarship applications: 28 June 2022, 16 hrs CET

Scholarship information


Orange Knowledge Programme

(OKP) Scholarship application

OPEN 11 May

for our courses starting in Jan – Feb 2023 period

Link to the:  OKP Scholarship application form

OKP countries 

Deadline for OKP scholarship applications:
28 June 2022, 16 hrs CET



scholarship application


OPEN 31 August

for our courses starting in March – June 2023 period

Link to the:  MSP Scholarship application form (closed) 

MSP countries 

Deadline for MSP scholarship applications:
10 October 2022, 16 hrs CET

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.     Individual ScholarshipsOrange Knowledge Programme (OKP)

OKP Scholarship application is open on 11 May

Important information:  

Specific documents to UPLOAD 

IMPORTANT:  use the EXACT formats provided:

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)

The OKP Scholarship application form

Deadline for the OKP Scholarship application is 28 June 2022, 16.00 hrs CET

2.   MENA Scholarship Programme 

Next MSP Scholarship application opens 31 August 2022

Important information:  

  • MENA Scholarship – information for applicants per country 
    (e.g. eligibility, candidates up to 45 years, you need a valid passport)
  • MENA Scholarship countries are:  Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman and Tunisia 
  • For your MSP scholarship registration in DELTA fill in the required information, upload your documents and complete the registration. You cannot update or complete your information after you have submitted your application. You can leave the field ‘Reference/project code‘ empty.
  • Country Focus document MENA Scholarships (February 2021) check the info and use it in your scholarship application.
  • Government Authority Statement country overview – only for countries & organisations listed

Specific documents to UPLOAD: 

  • EMPLOYER STATEMENT FORMATS to upload in your MENA/MSP scholarship application:
    Making Research Work course | 2 Nov 2022 – 22 Jan 2023 full programme,  including 16 – 22 January 2023 face-to-face group training

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) 

IMPORTANT:  use the exact formats provided.

MENA/MSP Scholarship application form

The next MSP Scholarship application opens 31 August, 16.00 hrs CET




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