NETHERLANDS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) is a scholarship programme funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is targeted at professionals from selected developing countries who, after their studies in the Netherlands, will be able to further develop and strengthen the organisations at which they work. Please find the information and instructions for submitting your scholarship request below.
Before you start applying, please take note of the following general conditions:
Application process for the Nuffic NFP Scholarship
1) Submit your Master, Certificate or Short Course application at Van Hall Larenstein
You first have to submit your application for admission to a Short Course, Certificate or Master programme at Van Hall Larenstein University. We will perform an eligibility check and let you know whether you can be admitted to the programme.
Application deadline for NFP candidates: Master and Certificate NFP candidates should apply at Van Hall Larenstein before 28
th February 2017. Short Course NFP candidates students should keep an eye on this website for updates. For detailed instructions on how to submit your application for a study programme at Van Hall Larenstein, please consult our Enrolment page.
You will need to start your application by registering for the study programme of your choice in
Studielink, which is the Dutch national student registration platform. Afterwards, you will be asked to send a copy of your passport to the International Office of Van Hall Larenstein, who will send you instructions for the next step.
From there, you will continue to Van Hall Larenstein’s application system called
SIS. You will need to register in the SIS system and upload a number of required documents, including a CV with a detailed description of your work experience and a letter of motivation of approximately 150-250 words. Please use the Europass format to complete your CV. Important: In your CV or motivation letter, you will need to state that you wish to apply for the Nuffic NFP scholarship. This is to ensure Van Hall Larenstein knows whether it needs to send you the instructions for the NFP application. Please also briefly explain in your CV or motivation letter why you would like to receive the NFP scholarship. 2) Register in the Atlas scholarship application system
After Van Hall Larenstein has performed the eligibility check, you will receive a letter (email) informing you about the results. Candidates who have been found eligible to be admitted to a study programme at Van Hall Larenstein University will receive a Letter of Conditional Admittance. This letter will contain a link to the Atlas application system and detailed instructions on how to submit your scholarship application.
The Atlas application system will open around 3r
d February and close around 17. Please make sure you register in the Atlas system th March 2017 before 17. th March 2017
Please note that the set of documents required for the application at Van Hall Larenstein and for the scholarship differ. For the list of required documents needed for your application at Van Hall Larenstein, please consult our
Enrolment page. Regarding the NFP application, you will need to prepare a number of additional documents and upload them in the Atlas system. The set of required documents for the NFP application includes:
Government statement (if applicable) Admission letter / letter of Supervisor (optional)
Copy of passport
Possible other documents. The system will inform the candidate which documents are required.
After you have submitted your NFP application in Atlas, your request will be processed by Nuffic. Van Hall Larenstein will inform you about the results and the next steps between the end of May and mid-June 2017.
We advise you to start applying for a Master or Certificate programme at Van Hall Larenstein immediately after the Studielink application system opens 1 November 2016. This way, you can make sure that your application will be processed before the Atlas scholarship application portal opens.
Please bear in mind that you need to agree with the rules and regulations of the NFP. Please consult the Obligations for NFP Fellowship Holders, you can find the obligations