PHM-Exch> Opportunity: Scholarship Orange Knowledge Fund to study MPH and summer courses at KIT Royal Tropical Institute Holland

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From: Vandenberghe, Kim <K.Vandenberghe at>
Date: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 7:51 PM
Subject: [afro-nets] Scholarship Orange Knowledge Fund to study MPH and
summer courses at KIT Royal Tropical Institute
To: "afro-nets at" <afro-nets at>

Are you looking for financial support to study a Master’s degree or an
advanced course in public or global health in 2018? We are very happy to
inform you that there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge
Programme (OKP), former Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP)

For the upcoming deadline there are OKP scholarships available for KIT’s
MPH programme and a number of summer courses.

KIT offers an inspiring environment to get updated on the newest
developments in Public Health and exchange experiences with a group of
like-minded global health professionals. We look forward to meet you in
Amsterdam in 2018!

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) (former NFP programme) is a 5-year
programme aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both
individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented
health professionals from 51  eligible OKP countries can apply for a

For the following programmes there are scholarships available from the
Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP).

* Master of Public Health / International Course in Health Development
Course dates: 17 September 2018 – 6 September 2019
This annual 12-month programme is organised by KIT Royal Tropical Institute
and the VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Participants can choose from the
following study tracks:
* MPH – Track in Sexual and Reproductive Health  and Rights
* MPH – Track in Health Systems Policy and  Management
* NEW: MPH – Track  in Health Systems and Fragile and Conflict-affected

* Monitoring and  Evaluation in a dynamic health environment (M&E)
Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018
This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the
role that M&E plays in all aspects of the health system, and with a broad
range of tools and methods to be used in the health sector in developing

* Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
Course dates: 20 – 31 August 2018
This course focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected
by, or recovering from, protracted crisis. It is organised jointly with the
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children, and the
World Health Organisation (WHO).

Deadline KIT Royal Tropical Institute for academic admission (if applying
for OKP): as soon as possible but at the latest by 15 February 2018
Deadline OKP registration via Atlas: 15 March 2018
If you are a health professional from one of the  51  eligible OKP
countries we encourage you to apply for an OKP scholarship!
Visit our OKP scholarship page:
for more information on the eligibility  requirements, detailed regulations
and application instructions.

Kind regards,

Kim Vandenberghe

Kim Vandenberghe, MA
Marketing & Communication
T +31 (0)20 568 8411

KIT Royal Tropical Institute

Mauritskade 63 [1092 AD]
P.O. Box 95001, 1090 HA Amsterdam
The Netherlands
F +31 (0)20 568 8677
mailto:K.Vandenberghe at
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