Opportunity for Funded Msc in Water Science

This announcement may be of interest for those of you working on environmental rights and climate change advocacy. You may want to share it with allies and collaborators inside water authority offices or ministries of the environment.

Sending best wishes to all for 2019!


The Netherlands is funding individual scholarships for professionals through the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). This would enable professionals to complete M.Sc. courses in the Netherlands, including at the Institute for Water Education IHE- Delft. An OKP Scholarship covers all costs associated with completing an 18-month Master of Science study programme at IHE Delft.

Nationals of the following countries are eligible for the OKP Scholarships: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

IHE Delft offers four accredited Master of Science programmes which start in October 2019: Water Management and Governance; Urban Water and Sanitation; Environmental Science; and Water Science & Engineering. A good level of English is required for all courses. You can find out more about the programmes here.

For the Institute of Water Education IHE-Delft, the deadline for applications for M.Sc. courses supported by the Orange Knowledge Programme is 10 February 2019. You can read more about the requirements here. For any questions please contact the Institute for Water Education IHE- Delft directly.


Thanks for sharing this wonderful opportunity. Happy to see my country Tanzania (one among the part of the program)