NFP Tailor-Made Training programme 2017

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP was initiated and is fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP.

The Tailor-Made Training programme (TMT) is one of the modalities of the NFP. A tailor-made training course is designed to meet specific needs of a requesting organisation. You can find more information and an overview of the criteria for TMT on the EP-Nuffic website .

Embassy’s policy and priorities

This embassy will review incoming applications and recommend them to EP-Nuffic in line with embassy policy and priorities, which are focused on the following sectors:

-    Economic development (specifically focused on, but not limited to: water management, food security and agriculture (agro food and horticulture), energy, creative industries).

-    Human rights and good governance (specifically focused on, but not limited to: sexual and reproductive health and rights, democratization and elections, security and rule of law).

Interested and eligible organisations are invited to participate in the TMT programme.

Deadline 1st of March 2017

The next EP-Nuffic deadline for the TMT programme will be on the 1st of March 2017. Co-funding is not compulsory, but voluntary co-funding by the requesting organisation or by a third party sponsor in the NFP country will increase the selection chance.

How to submit

Applications have to be submitted to the embassy at The next deadline for the NFP TMT programme of this embassy is 1st February 2017.


Unfortunately the budget for the TMT programme is limited. By consequence a limited number of applications can be subsidised.

EP-Nuffic is responsible for the assessment and selection, taking into account the recommendations of the embassy.