International MBA Scholarship Opportunities with Business School Netherlands

International MBA Scholarship Opportunities with Business School Netherlands

Deadline: January 30, 2015

The International Action Learning MBA programme is ideal for the business traveler considering a part-time, distance learning MBA. With their MBA structure, you can now save time on your studies as all your projects are real-time based, meaning that you use a portion of your time at work to focus and implement your projects on real-life problems.

The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. Applicants from the 51 NFP countries are now able to apply for this fantastic MBA opportunity through Business School Netherlands, as our International Action Learning MBA is a NFP approved course.


Successful applicants will receive a full MBA scholarship that covers the total cost of tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and international travel for study in the Netherlands as long as they meet the entry requirements of the International Action Learning MBA programme.


Applicants must first meet the following eligibility criteria for the International Action Learning MBA programme:

The applicant:

  • holds a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification certificate,
  • is a manager or management trainee,
  • has a minimum of 2 years appropriate and relevant post graduate work experience,
  • has approval from his or her organisation to do research and execute practical assignments within their work environment,
  • has internet and e-mail access and
  • should the applicant’s mother tongue not be English, a TOEFL or IELTS language test will be required. The minimum pass mark for TOEFL is 550 (paper); 213 (computer) or 79/80 (internet based) and IELTS 6.0.

Applicants must then meet the following eligibility criteria for the NFP scholarship:

  • must be a professional and national of, and working and living in one of the 51 countries on the NFP country list
  • must have an employer’s statement that complies with the format Nuffic has provided. All information must be provided and all commitments that are included in the format must be endorsed in the statement.
  • must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff-development. Organisations that are considered to have their own means for staff development are for example:
  • multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft), large national and/or a large commercial organisations, bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid), multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB), international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care).
  • must have an official and valid passport
  • must not receive more than one fellowship for courses that take place at the same time
  • must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (if applicable).

To apply, send an email to [email protected].

For more information, visit International Action Learning MBA programme.