Full Scholarship Program in Netherlands for Masters & Advanced Courses at KIT, 2019
Full Scholarship Program in Netherlands for Masters & Advanced Courses at KIT, 2019 is a very good scholarship opportunity seeking to advance their career through masters and advanced courses.
KIT is happy to inform you that there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) to study a Masters programme or advanced course at KIT in 2019.
If you are you a health professional from one of the 52 eligible OKP countries we strongly encourage you to explore this interesting opportunity.
Scholarships Orange Knowledge Programme
Upcoming application period: Winter 2019
The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is a 5-year programme that aims to advance the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions of higher and vocational education. Talented health professionals from 52 eligible OKP countries can apply for a full scholarship to study a Mastersprogramme or advanced course at KIT.
List courses OKP application period winter 2019:
For the following programmes there are scholarships available from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP). Follow the links below for more information on each course and apply directly to your course of choice through our online application system. You have to apply separately for the OKP scholarship.
Master of Public Health / International Course in Health Development
Course dates: 16 September 2019 – 4 September 2020
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
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in a dynamic health environment
Course dates: 19 – 30 August 2019
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 countries.
Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
Course dates: 19 – 30 August 2019
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).
Application deadlines Orange Knowledge Programme Scholarship
If you want to apply for a scholarship from the Orange Knowledge Programme, make sure you first apply for academic admission to KIT.
- Deadline KIT Royal Tropical Institute for academic admission (if applying for OKP): as soon as possible but at the latest by 25 February 2019
- Registration period OKP: Exact date to be announced, but probably February-March 2019. Keep an eye on our website for updates.
OKP eligible countries
Attention: the list of eligible countries for OKP is different from the list of former NFP countries.
If you are a health professional from one of the 52 eligible OKP countries we strongly encourage you to apply for an OKP scholarship!
Afghanistan ▪ Mozambique ▪ Albania ▪ Myanmar ▪ Armenia ▪ Nepal ▪ Bangladesh ▪ Nicaragua ▪ Benin ▪ Niger ▪ Bhutan ▪ Nigeria ▪ Bolivia ▪ Pakistan ▪ Burkina Faso ▪ Palestinian Territories ▪ Burundi ▪ Peru ▪ Cambodia ▪ Philippines ▪ Colombia ▪ Rwanda ▪ Congo (DRC) ▪ Senegal ▪ Cuba ▪ Sierra Leone ▪ Egypt ▪ Somalia ▪ Ethiopia ▪ South Africa ▪ Georgia ▪ South Sudan ▪ Ghana ▪ Sri Lanka ▪ Guatemala ▪ Sudan ▪ Guinea ▪ Surinam ▪ India ▪ Tanzania ▪ Indonesia ▪ Thailand ▪ Jordan ▪ Uganda ▪ Kenya ▪ Vietnam ▪ Lebanon ▪ Yemen ▪ Liberia ▪ Zambia ▪ Mali ▪ ▪ Zimbabwe ▪ Macedonia
If you would like to study at KIT with other funding, visit the webpages (via links above) for the normal application deadlines for academic admission.
Other upcoming Masters Programmes in 2019
Our master’s programmes are an opportunity for health and development professionals to further develop your competencies in specific areas related to global health.
Master in International Health (MIH)
Course dates: start dates 4 March 2019 or 9 September 2019. Fulltime or part-time option possible (1 up to 5 years)
The aim of the MIH is to develop the capacity of health professionals working at the interface of international organisations and national health systems.
Netherlands Course in Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)
(core course MIH or stand-alone course)
Course dates: 4 March – 7 June 2019 or 9 September-13 December 2019 (given twice a year)
This course provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses and midwives planning to work in low and middle income countries.
Core course Public Health
Course dates: 23 September – 13 December 2019
This 3 months course prepares health managers to use a public health approach to address the problems in their country, taking into account epidemiology, health system aspects and broader social determinants of health.
NEW Part-time Master of Public Health
If you cannot leave your home/job for one year full-time it is now possible to follow the MPH programme in parts, studying it divided over 2-3 years.
Other upcoming advanced courses in 2019
We are happy to inform you of a number of upcoming courses on wide range of topics. The short courses can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of one of our Masters programmes.
Courses on Health Systems Strengthening
Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research
22 January – 8 February 2019
Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the utilisation of research results.
Human Resources for Health
Course dates: 25 February – 8 March 2019
This course provides knowledge and skills that health care managers, policy makers and planners need for human resource management. It discusses strategies at country and workplace level to address health workforce issues.
Health Policy and Financing
Course dates: 20 May – 07 June 2019
An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems.
(E-learning) Rebuilding Disrupted Health Systems – developing context-specific strategies for health care policies, implementation and governance
Course dates: 1 April – 21 June 2019.
Courses on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV and AIDS
Sexual and Reproductive health and Rights including HIV and AIDS
Course dates: 18 March – 05 April 2019
This course explores key principles of SRHR practice across a range of content areas. It also explores key considerations for SRHR and HIV policy and practices.
Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights: Organising Effective Responses
Course dates: 23 April – 10 May 2019
This course builds on current evidence to critically identify and analyse responses across the health system, including emergency and fragile state settings. It also focuses on making services equitable accessible to marginalised groups and key populations.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Policy, Governance and Financing
Course dates: 20 May – 7 June 2019
In this course participants become acquainted with the policy instruments, governance mechanisms and financial structures related to SRHR.
Courses on Disease Management
Control Strategies for Infectious and non-communicable diseases
Course dates: 23 April – 10 May 2019
In this course a number of communicable and non-communicable (NCD) diseases are used as models to demonstrate different aspects and principles of disease control.
OKP Deadlines for Masters
For Masters programmes at KIT in academic year 2019-2020 the OKP registration deadline is expected in March 2019. (exact date to be announced)
It is strongly recommended to start your application for academic admission at KIT as early as possible to give. Deadline for your KIT application if you want to apply for OKP is February 2019. (exact date to be announced)
OKP Deadlines Short courses
For short courses at KIT in academic year 2018-2019 the OKP application periods are listed below.
The OKP application periods for academic year 2019-2020 are not yet announced but are expected around the same periods.
Make sure you apply well in advance for academic admission:
- 7 June – 23 July 2018 for course ‘Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research (HSR)’. (CLOSED)
- 6 September – 22 October 2018 for most short courses in spring 2019. (make sure you apply at KIT well in advance. (CLOSED)
- Control Strategies for communicable and non communicable diseases
- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Policy, Governance and Financing
- Health Policy and Financing
- Human Resources for Health
- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV and AIDS
- Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights: Organising Effective Responses
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Disease Control Programmes
- Other dates to be announced (probably February/March 2019) for Master programmes 2019-2020 and short courses summer 2019
- Monitoring and Evaluation in a dynamic health environment
- Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in countries in crisis
For more information, please visit the official website of KIT here.
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