Information for Dutch institutions

Step-by-step participation guide - August 2018 deadline

1. Course registration deadline in Hodex/SK123

Deadline - 15 May 2018

Before you add your Orange Knowledge Programme course/programme offer to Hodex/SK123, please check the requirements:

OKP Procedure opleidingsaanbod (in Dutch)

Please note that courses/programmes must start within the following period:

  • 24 November 2018 – 19 July 2019 (master's)
  • 24 November 2018 – 22 Februari 2019 (short courses)

2. Programme course details check in Atlas

  • Check Atlas Accounts;
  • You will receive an email via our Atlas system once the courses/programmes have been imported from Hodex/SK123. Please check and update the following at that point:

    • the information about your institution in Atlas;
    • the information about the Orange Knowledge Programme on your institution’s website;
    • the publication of your institution’s deadline for admission and Orange Knowledge Programme applications; 
    • your Atlas registration form: is this up to date?

For more detailed information check page 8 - 11 in the user manual:
Atlas user manual for Dutch institutions(3.6 MB) 

3. Candidates can register for a fellowship

Process all applications for Orange Knowledge Programme individual fellowships:

  • Check if all details and uploaded documents (i.e. copy ID, employer’s statement and, if applicable, government statement) are available and correct;
  • Decide if a candidate will be nominated;

Check all applicants against eligibility as non-eligible applications are rejected, which might reduce the number of fellowships allocated to your institution.

4. Submit your grant application and nominate your candidates

Deadline: 7 June 2018

  • Use Atlas to check the maximum number of candidates you may nominate;
  • Apply for additional housing if needed;
  • In Atlas, submit your grant application before the deadline;
  • One grant request per sub-programme per deadline;
  • Inform candidates who have not been nominated. 

Please do not submit your grant request right before the application deadline. If it does not meet a criterion, it cannot be submitted.

5. Embassy checks eligibility and assesses applications (no task)

6. Selection (no task)

Date: 11 September 2018

7. Grant award

Date: 25 September 2018

We send you a grant award with an overview of the nominated candidates who have been selected, not selected or rejected. 

Information for candidates for August 2018 deadline

Orange Knowledge Programme country list for short courses and masters(122 kB)

Grant conditions Orange Knowledge Programme(328 kB)

Obligations for Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship holders(145 kB)


OKP letter template non-eligible check candidates(29 kB)

OKP letter template non-eligible candidates(26 kB)

OKP letter template selected candidates(27 kB)

OKP letter template non-selected candidates(29 kB)

Format employer's statement(36 kB)

OKP Statement of Government Authority(47 kB)


OKP NFP Atlas user manual for Dutch institutions(3.6 MB)

OKP Country focus(88 kB)

OKP Short guide for the application and selection process(130 kB)

Toelichting normbedragen kennisontwikkelingsprogramma (OKP) (250 kB) (in Dutch)

OKP government statement overview(34 kB)

Orange Knowledge Programme Reminder Procedure(201 kB)

Do you still have questions?

  • Please contact us via email or phone:
  • +31 70 426 02 60 (Nuffic Public Information Center)

last modified Jun 25, 2018 01:14 PM