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MenaScholarship

Programme

2013

Eligibility 

Study programmes

Deadlines Application

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Disclaimer

The inormation contained in this publication was compiled with the greatest o care. Nevertheless,we are unable to guarantee its accuracy or completeness at the time o reading. Because inormation

is constantly subject to change, Nufc is unable to accept any liability whatsoever or your use o the

inormation. Any procedures described in this document are also subject to change. Please note that

it is your responsibility to check the accuracy o any inormation beore acting on it.

Inclusion in this guide does not constitute an approval or guarantee by Nufc o the quality or

accreditation status o the courses and institutions listed. Nor does it constitute confrmation o the

validity or status o the degrees or other qualifcations awarded.

Copyright © 2012 Nufc. All rights reserved. This work may not be reproduced or published without

the prior written permission o the author. However, sections o up to fve pages o this work may be

reproduced or published as long as Nufc is properly acknowledged as the source o the work.

 Algeria

Salim Boukarit (Head o section at Hydraulics Resources

National Agency) studied ‘Environmental System Modelling’

at UNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education:

“UNESCO-IHE, the centre o  scientic infuence, is a global light 

 source that attracts scientists rom

 all sides. The institute, which is open

to all nationalities o the world, allows

 students rom dierent cultures to

 live in perect communion. It shows

 a nice picture o reconciliation o cultures and religions.” 

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Contents

1. Introduction 31.1 General  31.2 Aim 3

1.3 Target group 3

2. The scholarship 52.1 What does a MENA scholarship consist o?  52.2 Duration 52.3 Rules & Regulations  5

3. The parties involved 6

4. Eligibility criteria 7

5. Applying or a MENA Scholarship 85.1 What does a MENA application consist o? 85.1.1 Employer’s statement 85.2 Deadlines 9

6. The selection procedure 10

7. Ater the selection 117.1 Stay in touch 11

8. More inormation 11

9. Contact details 12

10. Mena Scholarship Programme Course List 2013 17

 Annex 1 Indication o the allowances and reimbursements 29

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Morocco

Ikbal Srairi (Production manager at Station d’Emballage Kabbage

Souss) studied ‘Plant variety protection (plant breeders` rights)’ at

Wageningen UR Centre or Development Innovation:

“It was a unique occasion to meet 

 proessionals rom nineteen dierent countries and share knowledge on

topics related to plant variety protection.

I learned a lot rom class presentations

 and rom feld visits. This is an

experience that I would recommend 

to all o my colleagues in Morocco,

 because it combines discovering a beautiul country with improving your 

 skills in a multinational environment.” 

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1. Introduction

1.1 General

The Middle East and North Arica Scholarship Programme (MENA Scholarship Programme) was

initiated by the Netherlands Ministry o Foreign Aairs, which also ully unds the programme.

The MENA Scholarship Programme was set up in 2007 as a result o the growing interest, both in the

 Arab world and the Netherlands, in strengthening mutual ties in the areas o education, culture and

trade.

The programme enables proessionals rom seven selected countries (see 1.2) to do a short course

in the Netherlands. Each year around 120 scholarships are available, which are proportionally

distributed among the participating countries. Ideally, hal o the scholarships are allocated to emale

applicants.

1.2 Aim

The MENA Scholarship Programme aims to contribute to capacity building within a wide range o

governmental, non-governmental and private organisations and institutions in the ollowing selected

countries:

•  Algeria

• Iraq

• Lebanon

• Morocco

• Oman

• Syria

• Tunisia

Moreover, the growing MENA alumni network will make a positive contribution to the relations

between the Netherlands and the alumni’s home countries.

1.3 Target group

The MENA Scholarship Programme’s target group are proessionals who are employed by

organisations or institutions operating in one o the ollowing felds o study:

• water management

• business administration and management

• agriculture, orestry and fsheries

• geographical inormation science

The candidates must be nationals o and working in one o the selected countries. While scholarships

are awarded to individuals, the need or training must be demonstrated in the context o the

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organisation or which the applicant works. The training must help the organisation develop its

capacity. This means that employers must nominate an applicant and motivate his or her application

in a supporting letter.

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2. The scholarship 

MENA scholarships can be used or a number o selected short courses oered by education

institutions in the Netherlands. The institutions provide proessional training at post-secondary level in

several felds o study. There is a list o selected short courses in chapter 10 o this brochure.

2.1 What does a MENA scholarship consist o?

 A MENA scholarship is a contribution to the costs o the selected short course and is intended to

supplement the salary that the scholarship holder must continue to receive during the study period.

The ollowing items are covered:

• subsistence allowance

• international travel costs

• visa costs

• course ee

• medical insurance

• allowance or study materials.

The allowances are considered to be sufcient to cover one person’s living expenses during the study

period. The scholarship holders must cover any other costs rom their own resources (see also Annex 1).

2.2 Duration

The programme will run between January and December 2013. All courses will be conducted in 2013

and have a duration o between two and twelve weeks.

2.3 Rules & Regulations

The MENA Scholarship Programme is governed by the Rules & Regulations o the Netherlands

Fellowship Programmes (NFP), although there are some exceptions or certain procedures (securing

placement, selection o candidates). A copy o the NFP Rules & Regulations will be made available

to selected candidates beore their fnal acceptance o the scholarship. You can also download thebooklet at www.studyinholland.nl/mena.

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3. The parties involved

Netherlands embassies

The Netherlands embassies assess all MENA Scholarship applications. They use standard criteria,

but are also ree to defne additional criteria depending on the local context. Embassies can rejectapplications or make specifc recommendations regarding their uture processing. The embassies

prioritise the applications.

Nufc

The MENA Scholarship Programme is managed by Nufc. Nufc prepares the documentation,

manages the selection procedure and allocates the scholarships. Nufc awards a grant to the Dutch

institution that will provide the short course.

Dutch institutions

The providers o the short courses on the MENA Scholarship course list are all ofcially recognised

Dutch institutions, that have been assessed or their capacity to receive and teach students or

proessionals rom a variety o backgrounds. They are specialised in transerring knowledge and skills

at a post-secondary level.

The fve selected Dutch higher education institutions are:

• International Centre or development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA)

• ITC, Faculty o Geo-inormation Science and Earth Observation o the University o Twente

• Maastricht School o Management (MSM)

• UNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education

• Wageningen UR Centre or Development Innovation

 

The Dutch institutions assess whether applicants are academically qualifed to take part in the

course. They decide which candidates are admitted. The institutions manage the MENA scholarship,

make logistical arrangements and assist scholarship holders. Contact details are available in chapter9.

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4. Eligibility criteria

 A candidate applying or a MENA scholarship must:

• apply or a course on the MENA course list 2013;

• not have received a MENA Scholarship in the three years prior to the year in which the proposedMENA course starts;

• complete a MENA scholarship application orm and submit all the required documentation to the

Netherlands Embassy;

• be a national o and working in one o the seven selected countries;

• be a proessional with at least three years’ work experience;

• not be employed by:

- a multinational corporation (e.g. Shell, Unilever);

- a large national and/or commercial organisation;

- a bilateral donor organisation (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, the Dutch Ministry o Foreign

 Aairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid);

- a multilateral donor organisation, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian

Development Bank, Arican Development Bank, IADB);

- an international NGO (e.g. Oxam, Plan, Care).

• meet the admission requirements o the selected course. As such they must have at least a

diploma or a bachelor’s degree in one o the selected felds o study and meet other educational

or proessional requirements, which may vary per course. These requirements are specifed on

the MENA course list available in chapter 10 o this brochure. Please also contact the institution

directly or more inormation.

• oer evidence o profciency in speaking and writing the language o instruction (English in most

cases). Preerably, a candidate should provide evidence in the orm o an ofcial and verifable

score in an internationally recognised test, such as IELTS (a score o at least 6.0) or TOEFL (a

score o at least 550 points on the paper-based test, 213 points on the computer-based test or

79 points on the internet-based test). I the candidate cannot provide sufcient evidence, the

embassy will evaluate the candidate’s knowledge o the language. However, the fnal decision

about a candidate’s language profciency lies with the Dutch institution.

•be nominated by their employer, who pledges to continue to pay a substantial part o thecandidate’s salary during the study period, and guarantees that at the end o the scholarship

period the candidate will be oered a position at least equivalent to the current position;

• demonstrate a solid link between their work and the selected course; the course must have

added value or the sustainable capacity development o the employing organisation and the

development o the country;

• be available or the entire period o the course and be physically and mentally able to take part

in the entire course;

• declare that they will return to their home country immediately upon completion o the course.

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5. Applying or a MENA Scholarship

5.1 What does a MENA application consist o?

 A. Candidates should complete and sign the MENA Scholarship application orm 2013. Theycan obtain this application orm at the Netherlands Embassy in their own country or rom the

Nufc website at www.studyinholland.nl/mena.

B. The application orm should be accompanied by the ollowing required documentation:

- evidence o profciency in speaking and writing the language o instruction;

- an employer’s statement;

- a complete copy o the candidate’s passport or other ofcial identity document;

- certifed copies o educational records in English or French;

- a detailed curriculum vitae;

- one current photo;

- a copy o the candidate’s birth certifcate (i requested by the Embassy).

 Applications or the MENA Scholarship Programme should be submitted to the Netherlands

Embassy in the applicant’s own country well beore the scholarship application deadline.

5.1.1 Employer’s statement

Given the aim o the MENA Scholarship Programme to support the institutional development

o organisations, it is essential that scholarship applications are supported by the organisation

employing the candidate.

The employer’s statement must:

• be written on the employing organisation’s ofcial letterhead and bear an ofcial stamp and

signature o the candidate’s superior;

• answer the ollowing questions:

- Why is the employing organisation nominating the candidate?- How will the candidate’s participation in the short course beneft the organisation?

- What plans have been made or putting the candidate’s newly acquired knowledge and skills

to use within the organisation?

The statement should also include the ollowing pledges:

- that the candidate’s salary will continue to be paid during the period or which the scholarship

is awarded;

- that at the end o the scholarship period the candidate will be oered a position at least

equivalent to the current position;

- that i the candidate is awarded a MENA scholarship, the employing organisation will comply

with all the ormal obligations this entails.

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More detailed instructions on the requirements or the employer’s statement are available at www.

studyinholland.nl/mena. The instructions are also available in French.

5.2 Deadlines

There are two scholarship application deadlines or the MENA Scholarship Programme. Depending

on the course, applications must be submitted at the Embassy either beore 1 March 2013 orbeore 1 July 2013. The relevant deadlines are specifed in the MENA course list 2013 (see chapter

10). Some embassies have a dierent deadline or submitting applications. Please contact the

Netherlands embassy or Dutch Institute in your home country or more inormation about the

deadlines.

Lebanon

Eliane Charbel (Mapping specialist at the Lebanon Reorestation

Initiative) studied ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Applying Systems

 Analysis and Spatial Decision Support tools’ at ITC, Faculty o

Geo-inormation Science and Earth Observation o the University

o Twente:

“At Enschede, where ITC is located,I have met people rom all over the

world. The course that I attended 

 added a lot to my knowledge and I

was impressed by the proessors’ high

experience and the respect they showed 

to all participants. In a nutshell, I had 

 a wonderul stay in the Netherlands, an experience that I intend to repeat,

whenever I have the chance.” 

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6. The selection procedure

Each deadline the number o applications or a MENA Scholarship exceeds the number o

available scholarships. To select candidates or a MENA scholarship the ollowing selection

procedure applies:

1. The embassies assess each application against the criteria listed above, givespecifcrecommendations and prioritise the applications.

2. The embassies orward all applications to Nufc.

3. Nufc orwards the applications to the Dutch institutions that provide the courses, to request

academic admission or the candidates.

4. The Dutch institutions assess the applications and decide i the applicants’ educational

background and proessional experience meet the specifc requirements o the course. They

decide who is admitted to a course. I an applicant is not admitted, he or she is not eligible or a

MENA scholarship.

5. These assessments will lead to a selection. The fnal selection is announced about two months

ater the scholarship application deadline.

6. Nufc inorms the Dutch institutions and the embassies about the outcome o the selection.

Please note that you cannot make any changes or additions to the scholarship application

ater the embassy has sent your application to Nuc. Applications that are not complete when

submitted will be cancelled and will not be assessed urther or a scholarship.

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7. Ater the selection

1. The Dutch institutions inorm the selected candidates about the outcome o their application

by email. Nufc inorms candidates who are not eligible or who have not been selected or a

scholarship by post and email. You can also contact your embassy about two months ater the

application deadline.2. In cooperation with the Netherlands embassy, the institutions make all urther arrangements

directly with the selected candidates.

 Ater his or her arrival in the Netherlands, the Dutch institutions pay the scholarship holder a monthly

allowance or the duration o the short course. They also administer the scholarships, make logistical

arrangements, and give guidance to the scholarship holders.

Some Netherlands embassies or Dutch institutes o the countries participating in the MENA 

programme organise pre-departure meetings or candidates. I this is the case or your country, you

will receive an invitation rom the embassy.

7.1 Stay in touch

 Ater your stay in the Netherlands you are invited to register as an alumnus on www.hollandalumni.nl,

to stay in touch with ellow alumni.

 

We also hope that you will stay in contact with the Netherlands embassy or Dutch institute in your

home country.

8. More inormation

Up-to-date inormation is listed on www.studyinholland.nl/mena. Always check the website beore

you apply. You can also contact the Netherlands embassy/Dutch institute in your home country or

more inormation about the MENA Scholarship Programme.

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9. Contact details

Nuc

Programme Management Directorate

Scholarships Department

PO Box 297772502 LT The Hague

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 70 4260 167

[email protected]

www.studyinholland.nl/mena

Dutch Institute in Morocco (NIMAR)

9, rue Moulay Abdelaziz

Hassan, Rabat

Morocco

Phone: +212 537 668500, Fax: +212 537 768407

[email protected]

www.ru.nl/nimar

Royal Netherlands Embassy Muscat

 Villa 1366, way 3017, Shatti AlQurum

PO Box 3302 - Ruwi 112

Sultanate o Oman

Phone: + 968 246 03706, Fax: +968 246 03778

[email protected]

www.ma.nl/mus

Royal Netherlands Embassy Damascus

PO Box 702

Damascus

SyriaPhone: +963 11 333 6871, Fax: +963 11 3339369

[email protected]

www.ma.nl/dmc

Royal Netherlands Embassy Baghdad

 Al-Kindy area, District 215,

Street 15, House no. 7

Baghdad

Iraq

Phone: +964 1 77 82571

[email protected]

www.ma.nl/bag

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Royal Netherlands Embassy Algiers

23-27 Chemin Sheikh Bachir El-Ibrahimi

B.P. 72 16030 El-Biar

 Algiers

 Algeria

Phone: +213 21 922828, Fax: +213 21 922947

[email protected]/alg

Royal Netherlands Embassy Beirut

Netherlands Tower

Charles Malek Avenue

Opposite Centre Sofl

2073-0802 Achrafeh 1100-2190

PO Box 167190 Achrafeh

Lebanon

Phone: +961-1-211150, Fax: +961-1-204664 or 961-1-339393

[email protected]

http://lebanon.nlembassy.org/ 

Royal Netherlands Embassy Tunis

Rue Meycen

B.P. 47 1082 Cité Mahrajane

Tunis

Tunisia

Phone: + 216 71 155300, Fax: +216 7155335

[email protected]

www.ma.nl/tun

International Centre or development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA)

PO Box 88

6700 AB Wageningen

NetherlandsPhone: + 31 317 422 938

[email protected]

www.icra-edu.org

Wageningen UR

Centre or Development Innovation

PO Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 317 486 800, Fax: +31 317 486 801

[email protected]

www.cdic.wur.nl

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Maastricht School o Management (MSM)

Endepolsdomein 150, 6229 EP Maastricht

PO Box 1203, 6201 BE Maastricht

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 43 387 0808, Fax: +31 43 387 0800

[email protected]

www.msm.nl

UNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education

Westvest 7, 2611 AX Delt

PO Box 3015, 2601 DA Delt

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 15 215 1715, Fax: +31 15 212 2921

[email protected]

www.unesco-ihe.org

ITC, Faculty o Geo-Inormation Science and Earth Observation, University o Twente

PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 53 487 4444, Fax: +31 53 487 4400

[email protected]

www.itc.nl

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Iraq

Hanan Abdulridha Hammood (Senior

engineer at the Ministry o Water Resources)

studied ‘Urban Water Systems’ atUNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education:

“The course has taught 

 me a lot about how

to model urban water 

 systems and how I can

 put these applications into

 practice.” 

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Morocco

Jawad Sadiq (Head o section at the Ministry o Civil

Service and Administration Modernization) studied

‘Managing o Change or Organizational Transition’ at

Maastricht School o Management:

“I am very satisfed with the

quality o the course. The content 

 has been very relevant and the

 lectures were excellent. The

 participants o the course had 

dierent backgrounds which

 made the exchange very ruitul.” 

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10. Mena Scholarship Programme Course List 2013The courses on this course list are non-degree courses and lead to a Dutch certifcate. The duration

o the courses varies rom two to twelve weeks. For more detailed inormation about the criteria or

admission to a particular course, please contact the Dutch institution that will provide the course.

Contact details are listed in chapter 9 o this brochure.

This list was made with the greatest care, however the inormation provided may be subject to

change. Please check www.nufc.nl/mena or up-to-date inormation beore you apply.

Courses with Fellowship Application Deadline of 1 March 2013

Field o study: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Wageningen UR Centre or Development Innovation

Climate change governance: adaptation and mitigation as institutional

change processes

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 2 September 2013

End date course: 13 September 2013

Educational requirements: MSc degree

Proessional requirements: National level ofcers o research institutes, development programmes,

government and NGOs active in agriculture and NRM, related to climate

change.

Decentralisation en milieu rural et gouvernance locale: renorcement des

processus multi-acteurs

Duration: 2 weeksStart date course: 2 September 2013

End date course: 13 September 2013

Educational requirements: MSc level

Proessional requirements: Proessional experience with tasks related to the subject.

Other requirements For managers o decentralisation and local governance programmes, o

organisations supporting local government or civil society organisations.

Ecosystem approach to sheries: Monitoring and evaluation o resource

use and sheries impact

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 23 September 2013

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End date course: 11 October 2013

Educational requirements: BSc or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Proessional requirements: Several years o work experience in fsheries management, fsheries

policies, research, training or project implementation.

Facilitating multi-stakeholder processes and social learning

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 2 September 2013

End date course: 20 September 2013

Educational requirements: Relevant tertiary education.

Proessional requirements: At least 5 years o proessional experience related to the subject matter

o the course.

HIV/AIDS and ood and nutrition security 

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 23 September 2013

End date course: 11 October 2013

Educational requirements: At least a BSc degree in ood science, nutrition, medical sciences,

agriculture, social sciences, home economics, etc.

Proessional requirements: At least 3 years o proessional experience in ood and nutrition security

and/or closely related feld.

Lost Harvest & Wasted Food - managing the crop supply chain or increased

ood security 

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 9 September 2013

End date course: 20 September 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or an equivalent academic qualifcation.

Proessional requirements: Active interest and proessional experience in this feld. Participants

should be profcient in English.

Optimising the perormance o producers’ organisations (oppo): Farmers in

agribusiness

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 16 September 2013

End date course: 27 September 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in social, agricultural or economic sciences or equivalent

background through additional proessional training and experience.

Proessional requirements: At least 3 yrs proessional experience in rural economic development

sector, preerably including direct interaction with rural people’s

organisations

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Project Management (PM)

Duration: 12 weeks

Start date course: 16 September 2013

End date course: 6 December 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course. Candidates are project managers,

planners, ofcers, trainers and consultants in relevant project areas.

Research Methods and Skills (RMS)

Duration: 12 weeks

Start date course: 16 September 2013

End date course: 6 December 2013

Educational requirements: Master’s degree in a relevant feld o specialisation, including

economics, governance, management and social sciences.

Proessional requirements: Academic aculty o a university, rom a discipline relevant to the

programme, including economics, governance, management and social

sciences. Considering the emphasis on support o junior aculty in the

start-up o their academic research, there is no requirement in terms o

years o work experience.

Sustainable Tourism Management (STM)

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 26 August 2013

End date course: 6 September 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant position

related to the course. National and local policy makers; non-governmentalofcials; tourism managers; practitioners; trainers and teachers.

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Field o study: Geographical Inormation Science

ITC, Faculty o Geo-Inormation Science and Earth Observation othe University o Twente

Principles and Applications o Geographic Inormation Systems and RemoteSensing

Duration: 9 weeks

Start date course: 26 September 2013

End date course: 27 November 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent rom a recognised university in a discipline

related to the application feld.

Proessional requirements: Work experience in a relevant feld is recommended.

 Assessment o the Eect o Climate Change on Agro-ecological Systems

Using Optical and SAR Remote Sensing and GIS (ITC)(SC)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in earth sciences, geography, environmental sciences, natural

resources management, or other related discipline.

Proessional requirements: Knowledge o remote sensing and GIS and related application area.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: Analysis and Monitoring

Techniques or Climate Change (ITC)(SC)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in related feld o study. MSc modules 1-11 in WREM, NRM, AES,GEM, relevant module 12.

Proessional requirements: Basic knowledge in mathematical and statistical analysis, basic

understanding o quantitative earth observation, programming skills and

image processing skills.

Land Surace Modeling and Data Assimilation (ITC)(SC)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in a related feld o study. Basic math, deep understanding o the

hydrological cycle and its processes/ hydrologic optics and experience

in quantitative remote sensing.

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Proessional requirements: Basic understanding o mathematical analysis/statistics, o quantitative

earth observation & modelling, programming skills & image processing

skills.

Spatial Modelling o Biological Ecosystem Properties (ITC)(SC)

Duration: 3 weeksStart date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in a relevant feld o study. Problem structuring, spatial data

analysis tools and techniques, simulation and modelling.

Proessional requirements: Knowledge o GIS, disciplinary knowledge o problem domain, spatial

data analysis (tools and techniques) and basic statistics.

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental Impact

 Assessment (EIA) applying Systems Analysis and Spatial Decision SupportTools (ITC)(SC)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in a relevant feld. Systems thinking, simulation modelling, GIS,

basic statistics.

Proessional requirements: Knowledge o GIS and, disciplinary knowledge o problem domain,

several years o proessional experience is recommended

Field o study: Water management

UNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education

GIS and Hydrological Modelling

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 16 September 2013

End date course: 27 September 2013

Educational requirements: BSc engineering or science.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

Small Hydropower Development

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 9 September 2013

End date course: 20 September 2013

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Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Spate Irrigation and Water Management under Drought and Water Scarcity 

Duration: 2 weeksStart date course: 9 September 2013

End date course: 20 September 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Preerably several years o practical research work experience

 Applied Groundwater Modelling

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

 Aquatic Ecosystems: Processes and Applications

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Decentralised Water Supply and Sanitation

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Flood Risk Management

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

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Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Industrial Efuents Treatment and Residuals Management

Duration: 3 weeksStart date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: MSc programme entry requirements

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

IWRM as a tool or adaptation to Climate Change

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Public-Private Partnerships in the Water Sector

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

Other requirements: Basic PC-computer knowledge (MS-Windows, MS-Ofce). Good

command o English.

River Restoration and Rehabilitation

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: Approved BSc degree and appropriate groundwater and/or water

engineering.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience.

Solid Waste Management

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

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End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

Urban Water Systems Modelling

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

 Advanced Water Transport and Distribution

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Preerably 2 to 3 years o practical or research work experience.

Water Treatment Processes and Plants

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 10 June 2013

End date course: 28 June 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

Watershed and River Basin Management

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 1 July 2013

End date course: 19 July 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent qualifcation in a relevant subject rom a

recognised university.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

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Courses with Fellowship Application Deadline of 1 July 2013

Field o study: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

International Centre or development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA)

Wageningen UR Centre or Development Innovation

Fisheries governance

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 21 October 2013

End date course: 8 November 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

Proessional requirements: Several years o work experience in fsheries management, fsheries

policies, research, training or project implementation

Market access or sustainable development

Duration: 3 weeksStart date course: 4 November 2013

End date course: 22 November 2013

Educational requirements: BSc in (agricultural) economics, social sciences, related agricultural

sciences or equivalent background by alternative training and

experience.

Proessional requirements: At least 3 years o proessional experience in a relevant feld.

Other requirements: Basic competence in generic sotware applications (computer skills).

Promoting entrepreneurship and agribusiness development

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 11 November 2013

Design and Management of Interactive Learning in Rural Innovation - DM-IAL

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 4 November 2013

End date course: 22 November 2013

Educational requirements: Analytical and problem solving capabilities equivalent to MSc or MBA.

Proessional requirements: At least 5 years experience in higher education. Preerably some

experience with action-research. Proven profciency in English.

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End date course: 22 November 2013

Educational requirements: BSc degree

Proessional requirements: At least 3 years o proessional experience.

Field o study: Business administration and management

Maastricht School o Management

Eective Partnership Management (EPM)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 21 October 2013

End date course: 8 November 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course in the private sector, government or non-

governmental organisation.

Other requirements: Strong motivation to learn more about collaborative arrangements and

management techniques.

E-Government (EG)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 21 October 2013

End date course: 8 November 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course. Managers, executives, public and non-

public ofcials interested in policy making, public sector management,

ICT, public sector perormance and related.

Leadership and Management or Higher Education Institutions (LMHE)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 18 November 2013

End date course: 6 December 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course. Business executives interested in

strategic planning; management consultants; IT or e-business

specialists; IT researchers and teachers.

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Managing Sustainable Development (MSD)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 18 November 2013

End date course: 6 December 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevantposition related to the course. Policy-makers, managers, academics

engaged in design and implementation o CSR policies.

The Consulting Process (TCP)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 21 October 2013

End date course: 8 November 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course. Proessional consultants; senior

executives operating in advisory capacity; senior sta rom government

organisations & NGO’s; trainers.

Women Entrepreneurship Promotion (WEP)

Duration: 3 weeks

Start date course: 18 November 2013

End date course: 6 December 2013

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant feld o study or its proessional

equivalent.

Proessional requirements: 6 years o proessional experience with at least 3 years in a relevant

position related to the course. Policy-makers, programme managers

involved in private sector development o (non)governmental

development agencies. Business support advisors, trainers.

Field o study: Water management

UNESCO-IHE Institute or Water Education

GIS and Remote Sensing Applications or the Water Sector

Duration: 2 weeks

Start date course: 28 October 2013

End date course: 8 November 2013

Educational requirements: Basic knowledge o computing and water/environmental related

disciplines.

Proessional requirements: Several years o relevant working experience

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 Annex 1 Indication of the allowances and

reimbursements

Please note that these amounts and specifcations are given as an indication only and they are

subject to change. For up-to-date inormation concerning allowances and reimbursements or theMENA Scholarship Programme please check our website www.studinholland.nl/mena.

1 Subsistence allowance In the Netherlands

1.a Housing allowance € 15 per day

The institution uses this amount to pay or the ellowship holder’s housing.

1.b Subsistence allowance € 17 per day

This amount will be paid directly to the ellowship holder or meals and

other daily expenses.

or Pocket money for incidental expenses only  € 5.50 per day 

Some institutions provide both housing and all meals or their ellowship

holders. In this case they will pay a daily amount o pocket money or

expenses other than housing and meals.

2 Personal allowance € 17 per month 

 Allowance or settling in and or sending luggage.

3 Study materials € 17 per month 

 Allowance meant or ensuring the availability o the study literature needed.

It is up to the Dutch institution to transer this to the ellowship holder or

to use it or acquiring study literature.

4 Visa costs The actual costs are

Reimbursement o ees paid or entry visa or other permits required reimbursed

by Dutch law or by the law o the NFP country where the course is conducted.

5.a International travel  Arranged and paid or

Travel rom the international airport nearest to the ellowship by the Dutch institution

holder’s place o residence to the international airport

nearest to the location o the course and back.

5.b Travel rom Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the location o the course or Actual costs o travel

programme and back. by public transport

(2nd class)

6 Insurance Fixed maximum

 Arranged and paid or by the Dutch institution. contribution per day

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Tunisia

Ibtissem Enneb (Researcher at Arid Regions Institute) studied ‘Strategic

Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental Impact Assessment

(EIA) Applying Systems Analysis and Spatial Decision Support tools’ atITC, Faculty o Geo-inormation Science and Earth Observation o the

University o Twente:

“Scientifcally and personally, it was a very 

useul and important experience, that 

 helped me both to pursue my knowledge

on the subject, and to meet new people

rom dierent continents, to communicatewith them and to discover new cultures

 and civilisations. It was a great, nice and 

unorgettable experience that I highly 

 appreciate.”