Scholarships at IHE Delft: Are you an international student seeking financial assistance to cover all or part of your studies in the Netherlands? Then take advantage of the many scholarship opportunities renowned organizations offer to study at IHE Delft.
IHE Delft Institute is the world’s largest international graduate water education facility, saddled with the responsibility of creating an impact on the ground by developing problem-oriented researchers and knowledge.
To be eligible for the scholarships at IHE Delft, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Must have been offered admission to study at the institution.
- Must have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.
- Demonstrate excellent academic and leadership potential.
Scholarships at IHE Delft for International Students | Details
Renowned organizations for international students offer several lucrative scholarships. They include:
1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) Scholarships
There will be scholarships from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which will cover approximately 50% (€17,500) of the program’s total cost. Candidates from low- and middle-income countries who have been accepted into the Water and Health Programme are eligible for the scholarship.
2. Erasmus Mundus
Several EU Erasmus Mundus Scholarships are available on a competitive basis for the COASTHazar, IMETE, Floodrisk, and Groundwater Joint European MSc programs beginning in 2022.
3. FirstRand Foundation Scholarships
The FirstRand Foundation scholarships are available to South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice. Successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate leadership qualities, among others.
4. Joint Japan-Worldbank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP)
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts. IHE Delft’s MSc program in Water and Sustainable Development is on the list of preferred JJ/WBGSP programs.
5. Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship
The scholarship is intended for Arab students officially accepted into a Master’s or Ph.D. program in the Netherlands. Candidates must be nationals of eligible countries, and the maximum amount of an MSR scholarship is €15,000.
6. MENA (or MSP) Scholarship Programme for Short Courses
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Program (or MENA) offers scholarships for short courses to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses at IHE Delft or any other institution in the Netherlands. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds the program.
7. MENA CD
IHE Delft will provide water professionals from seven MENA countries with MSc-level education in Delft on relevant topics for the MENA region’s water scarcity. Fellowships will be awarded for the current academic year. The fellowship includes total tuition fees, health insurance, the cost of a visa or residence permit for the Netherlands, and a monthly allowance of EUR 970 per month from the start date until the program’s end date (not exceeding 12 months).
OFID sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries through graduate studies in a development-related discipline. OFID awards scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a master’s degree. Applicants must be from a developing country (except OFID Member Countries), and he or they must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree in a relevant field of development.
9. OKP (Orange Knowledge Programme)
The Dutch Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) aims to contribute to sustainable and inclusive development by offering access to education and training to professionals and organizations. OKP Scholarships will be available for IHE Delft’s new Master of Science in Water and Sustainable Development and the Joint MSc program in Limnology and Wetland Management.
The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007 out of a solid will to contribute to national development by creating high-caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors. An endowment from Qalaa Holdings funds the Foundation to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master’s degrees abroad, such as the MSc in Water and Sustainable Development.
11. Rotary Scholarship for Water and Sanitation Professionals
The strategic partnership between The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education aims to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crises by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, scholarships are awarded annually to IHE Delft MSc students. The scholarships are designed to promote long-term productive relationships between Rotarians and highly skilled water and sanitation professionals in their communities.
The Rotary Scholarships will be available for IHE Delft’s new Master of Science in Water and Sustainable Development.
IHE Delft will provide water professionals from three Sahel countries (Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger) with MSc-level education in Delft on relevant topics for the Sahel region (water for food, water and health, and water peace and security). Two fellowships will be awarded for the academic year 2022-2023.
13. Schlumberger Foundation/Faculty for the Future Scholarship
The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program is awarding fellowships and supporting women academics in science and engineering from developing and emerging countries for their advanced graduate study at top universities abroad.
14. SIDS Fellowships
For the academic year 2023, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will make available an additional five fellowships for the MSc program in Water and Sustainable Development. To increase the relevance of SIDS-specific challenges and to stimulate cooperation between professionals from the different disciplines offered by IHE, the students will participate in several additional SIDS-dedicated activities.
Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation. Each year, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) supports committed conservationists from target countries to receive financial support for their studies and field research. Applicants must return to their home countries to work in conservation for at least two years after completing their degree. This scholarship opportunity may be of particular interest to prospective students who are admitted to the Water Resources and Ecosystem Health Track of the new Master of Science in Water and Sustainable Development.
16. WMO Fellowships
WMO is partnering with IHE Delft to jointly support one or two scholarships a year from developing and least-developed countries to undertake the MSc program in Water and Sustainable Development.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible applicants for the individual scholarships at IHE Delft for international students are to visit the webpages of the scholarship awarding bodies and apply for the scholarship before their deadlines.
Application Deadlines: Vary depending on the scholarship.