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    MenaScholarship

    Programme

    2013

    Eligibility

    Study programmes

    DeadlinesApplication

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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 oscientic 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 ocultures 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 Employers 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 dEmballage 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 dierentcountries 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 abeautiul 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 alumnis home countries.

    1.3 Target group

    The MENA Scholarship Programmes 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 persons 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 bachelors 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 candidates knowledge o the language. However, the fnal decision

    about a candidates language profciency lies with the Dutch institution.

    be nominated by their employer, who pledges to continue to pay a substantial part o thecandidates 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 employers statement;

    - a complete copy o the candidates 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 candidates birth certifcate (i requested by the Embassy).

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

    Embassy in the applicants own country well beore the scholarship application deadline.

    5.1.1 Employers 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 employers statement must:

    be written on the employing organisations ofcial letterhead and bear an ofcial stamp and

    signature o the candidates superior;

    answer the ollowing questions:

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

    - What plans have been made or putting the candidates newly acquired knowledge and skills

    to use within the organisation?

    The statement should also include the ollowing pledges:

    - that the candidates 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 employers 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 Cit 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 peoples

    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: Bachelors 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: Masters 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: Bachelors 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 inAgriculture (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: Bachelors 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: Bachelors 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: Bachelors 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: Bachelors 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: Bachelors 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 & NGOs; trainers.

    Women Entrepreneurship Promotion (WEP)

    Duration: 3 weeks

    Start date course: 18 November 2013

    End date course: 6 December 2013

    Educational requirements: Bachelors 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 holders 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

    holders 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.