The Orange Knowledge Program looks to improve the development of the capacity, knowledge, and quality of both individuals as well as organizations both in the field of higher and vocational education and also in other fields related to the priority themes in the program countries.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
• One is expected to be a professional and a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the OKP Country list valid at the time of application;
• One is expected to have a current employer’s statement that complies with the format Nuffic has provided. All information should be provided and all commitments that are included in the formal must be endorsed in the statement;
• One is expected to not be employed by an organization which can be expected to have their own funds for staff development, e.g.: a multinational corporation (e.g. corporations such as: Shell, Unilever, Microsoft) a large national and/or a large commercial organisation; a bilateral donor organisation (e.g. those like: USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid); a multilateral donor organisation (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB); an international NGO (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care);
• One is expected to have a current employer’s statement which complies with the Nuffic format. All information should be provided and all commitments, which are included in the Nuffic format, must be endorsed in the statement;
• One is expected to have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (if applicable);
• One is expected to have an official passport valid at least three months after the submission date of the registration form by the candidate.