The strategic partnership between The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and IHE Delft Institute for Water Education aims to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, scholarships are awarded annually for graduate students at IHE Delft’s campus in the Netherlands.

These scholarships are designed to promote long-term productive relationships between Rotarians and highly skilled water and sanitation professionals in their communities.

Application Process:

The application process is as follows: Rotarians interview and select from local candidates who have already been academically admitted at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education’s MSc Programme in Water and Sustainable Development, to one of the following thematic tracks:

  • Water and Health
  • Water, Food and Energy
  • Water Resources and Ecosystems Health
  • Water Hazards, Risks and Climate

Method of Application

  1. Apply for admission for the IHE Delft Master program in Water and Sustainable Development by 1 April 2024 at the latest
  2. Early on in the application process, search for your nearest Rotary club
  3. Approach the club and request to nominate you for a Rotary scholarship
  4. The application form needs to be completed by you and by the Rotary Club
  5. After full completion of the form, the sponsoring Rotary Club submits your application to the Rotary/IHE Delft selection committee in The Netherlands by 15 April 2024 at the latest
  6. After the selection all candidates will be informed about the outcome before 15 May 2024
  7. Final approval is pending formal endorsement by The Rotary Foundation 1 July 2024

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024.