The Royal Tropical Institute, Netherlands (KIT) invites applications from talented health professionals who wants to undergo a Masters degree program at the Institution.

This scholarship is made possible thanks to alumni, foundations, friends of KIT and KIT Scholarship Fund who want to support better health around the world.

The scholarship is worth €15,000 and is intended as a contribution to the tuition fees of the master’s programme for a maximum period of 12 months.

Eligible Field Of Study:

Master in International Health
Master in Public Health

Eligible Countries: Low income countries


  1. Applicants must be citizens of a Low Income Country.
  2. Applicants must hold a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa or Asia and meet the requirements for obtaining a Dutch visa (MVV residence permit).
  3. Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program with good results.
  4. Applicants must be admitted to either the Master in International Health or Master in Public Health and meet all application requirements of the scholarship.


How To Apply for this Scholarship:

Step 1:
Upload the following documents in your existing file in the KIT online application system (link):
– A motivation letter why you apply to KIT Scholarship Fund and how you think you plan to use the skills acquired to the advantage of the public case.
– Proof of financing for the remaining part of the funding (approx. 17.000 Euro). This can be bank statements, a letter of financial support by an other scholarship provider, employer or other source.

Step 2:
Please fill in the form (check the official page)

Step 3:
Complete applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified of the results in week of 15 May 2017.

Scholarships Application Deadline:  5th May 2017.

For More Information Visit The Official Website