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Funding and Scholarships

Need help funding your studies at Business School Netherlands?

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You want to pursue an MBA, MSF, DBA or leadership programme, but you’re not sure how to fund your studies. Where will you get the money from? We have payment options and scholarships available.

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Scholarships

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Scholarships are intended for managers, leaders, and professionals in the developing world who work in sectors that fall under or are closely related to one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our aim is to help contribute through education towards the United Nations’ goal of creating a sustainable and equitable world by 2030.

SDG Scholarship Programmes
What are the criteria?
  • You need to meet the admission criteria of the programme.
  • Managers, trainee managers, team leaders, supervisors, or owners currently in employment. You must be working in an organisation or role either in, or related to one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations
  • Professionals who are not directly employed in a leadership or management role but who manage policies, processes, or business systems are also eligible for application. Examples include engineers, consultants, educators, policy advisors, system designers, etc.
  • You must apply for yourself. You may not apply on behalf of someone else.
  • You must live and work in a developing world country. Eligible countries include:
    • All countries & island nations in Africa
    • All countries in South and Latin America
    • All countries in the Dutch Caribbean and Caribbean
    • And all the following:
      Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, Georgia, Fiji,  India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Ukraine, Yemen, Egypt
  • You need to help promote Action Learning. You can do this by:
    • Fulfilling the role of Action Learning Coach within your organisation or community for a period of one full year. OR,
    • Write an article on one of your Action Learning Projects, which can be published by Business School Netherlands within the Action Learning Community.

If you are unsure whether or not your sector/role/company falls under one of the 17 SDGs, please ask us for assistance.

How to apply?
  • Step 1: Check all the criteria.
  • Step 2: Complete the application form for the programme of your choice and check the scholarship box. Include PDF copies of all necessary documents such as your previous degrees and transcripts, passport or national ID and a CV.
  • Step 5: Once the completed application is received by Business School Netherlands it will be processed, you will receive notice upon approval.
  • Step 6: Once payment has been received and confirmed you will be registered on the programme and contacted by the academic registrar a week before the start date of your studies.


What others say about BSN

This MBA equipped me with problem-solving skills, comprehensive business knowledge, and the ability to apply it; all of which remains relevant after many years.

Renier Snyman

Group Human Resources Manager at Komati Fruit Group

The MBA lesson on Action Learning is an interactive session where you receive immediately applicable tools and guidance!

Vincent Schreijer

Vincent Schreijer

Manager Expertise & Logistics Roadside Assistance at ANWB

BSN's MBA trial lesson on Action Learning convinced me to choose the business school. Here, theory and practice truly come together!

Jeannette Vermeer

Jeannette Vermeer

Manager of Housing & Facilities at Philadelphia Care

The Masterclass from Business School Netherlands has given me confidence and direction in terms of strategy, power and leadership.

Machteld Diks v/d Hoogenhoff

Machteld Diks v/d Hoogenhoff

Manager at Tax Collaboration Rivierenland

Thanks to the short course in leadership from Business School Netherlands, I am now better equipped to define and manage the vision of my business.

Harold Rijper

Harold Rijper

Consultant at Parnassia Group.
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