NFP Tailor-Made Training programme 2017

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP.

The Tailor-Made Training programme (TMT) is one of the modalities of the NFP. A tailor-made training course is designed to meet specific needs of a requesting organisation. 

You can find more information and an overview of the criteria for TMT on the EP-Nuffic website

Embassy’s policy and priorities

This embassy will review incoming applications and recommend them to Nuffic in line with embassy policy and priorities, which are focused on the following sectors:

  • Peacebuilding and Human Rights 
  • Water, including waste management
  • Logistics & Infrastructure
  • Agrifood & Horticulture
  • Creative Industries
  • Life sciences & Health

Deadline 1st of March 2017

The next EP-Nuffic deadline for the TMT programme will be on the 1st of March 2017. Co-funding is not compulsory, but voluntary co-funding by the requesting organisation or by a third party sponsor in the NFP country will increase the selection chance.

How to submit

Applications and proposals have to be submitted in English and by email only to the embassy at The next deadline for the NFP TMT programme of this embassy is Friday 17th February 2017.

The application format is available on the EP-Nuffic website.


Unfortunately the budget for the TMT programme is limited. By consequence a limited number of applications and proposals can be subsidised.

Nuffic is responsible for the assessment and selection, taking into account the recommendations of the embassy.