Calls for Orange Knowledge Programme Applications in Uganda: Masters, Short Courses and the Joint Tailor-Made Training (TMT)

Applications are now open for the the Orange Knowledge Programme for Masters, Short Courses and Joint-TMT applications!

Scholarships are intended for participants living and working in Uganda.

Purpose of Orange Knowledge Programme

This programme aims to advance the capacity, knowledge, and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education.

A wide range of governmental, private and local NGO’s are eligible. Examples include educational institutions, planning agencies, national ministries, community-based organization and private enterprises.

The Orange Knowledge Programme was initiated and is fully funded by the Natherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. Nuffic is responsible for the management of the Orange Knowledge Programme.

Call for Joint TMT Applications

The Orange Knowledge Programme-Tailor-Made Training promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals through short group training courses that are tailor-made to the specific needs of an organisation. They can also be used to train professionals who have a common training need, but who are not staff members of the same organisation. Specific target groups, such as marginalised groups, can receive tailor-made training, in a regional setting if needed.

For the requirements applicable to the coming deadline, kindly consult the call page on the website of Nuffic by clicking here.

Submission of Applications

Applications have to be submitted to Nuffic via the web application Delta. For more information on submission of applications and list of requirements, click here.

The next deadlines for 2019 for  the Tailor-Made Training - Orange Knowledge programme of this embassy are;

  1. Joint proposals institutional collaboration projects (Food & Nutrition Security) - Orange Knowledge 4 April 2019
  2. Joint proposals between Dutch training providers and requesting organisations in all countries of the Orange Knowledge Programme 21 March 2019


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

MASTERS AND SHORT COURSES: Open calls and applications process

Nuffic (The Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education) offers fellowships for training courses in The Netherlands. These fellowships seek to develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, and abilities of professionals to enable their organisations and communities to succeed in an ever-changing world.

In order to qualify for a Nuffic Fellowship, you must first obtain academic admission at Dutch Institution. Once your application has been assessed and admitted, you will receive further instructions to complete fellowship application. Please read the details of each programme carefully to ensure you meet all eligibility and application requirements.

The current application round opened on 7 February.Application deadlines vary per institution. After selecting a course, you need to contact the Dutch institution directly for more information about the application deadline and selection procedures, as well as the eligibility criteria. You can find contact information for the Dutch institutions here