WUR OKP Short Courses Scholarships

As a professional, do you look forward to developing your skills in sustainable food systems to tackle the major challenges in our society? Then the Wageningen University & Research (WUR) OKP Short Courses Scholarships 2023/2024 for Developing Countries are meant for you.

WUR OKP Short Courses Scholarships

This is your chance to improve your knowledge during an online postgraduate course from the Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI), which is part of Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands.

Even if you do not feel confident in considering yourself as a professional yet, feel free to try and apply if you wish.

About Wageningen University & Research (WUR) OKP Short Courses Scholarships

The Orange Knowledge Programme is managed by Nuffic and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development program currently available in 38 countries.


The Orange Knowledge Programme individual scholarships are open to mid-career professionals who are nationals of – and living and working in – the following countries:


Eligible Countries

  • Zambia
  • Yemen
  • Uganda
  • Tunisia
  • Tanzania
  • Suriname
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • South Africa
  • Somalia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Senegal
  • Rwanda
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Nigeria
  • Niger
  • Myanmar
  • Mozambique
  • Mali
  • Liberia
  • Lebanon
  • Kenya
  • Jordan
  • Iraq
  • Indonesia
  • Guinea
  • Guatemala
  • Ghana
  • Ethiopia
  • Egypt
  • DR Congo
  • Colombia
  • Burundi
  • Burkina Faso
  • Benin
  • Bangladesh

Eligible Fields

Online Courses with scholarship opportunities

  • Resilient Fisheries Governance
  • Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management
  • Rural Entrepreneurship in Asia
  • Food Systems for Healthier and Sustainable Diets
  • Market Access for Food and Nutrition Security

How to Apply for WUR OKP Short Courses Scholarships

1. Check out available courses open to scholarships here
2. Register via the orange button on the course page
3. After registration, you receive an email with the next steps
4. More information on how to apply? Check here

Application Deadline: 22nd March 2023


Duration of Award

short courses (duration two weeks to twelve months)

Value of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) OKP Short Courses Scholarships

Full coverage

To be Taken at (Country)

 The Netherlands

Number of Awards

Not specified

Type of Award

Short Courses


In conclusion, the WUR OKP Short Courses Scholarships offer a valuable opportunity for professionals from selected countries to enhance their knowledge and skills in various fields related to sustainable development.

This programme aims to support capacity building and knowledge transfer for sustainable development in partner countries.


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