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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Rotary Scholarship for Water and Sanitation Professionals

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Multiple disciplines
Various benefits
15 Apr 2025
Application deadline


IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world. Based in Delft, the Netherlands, IHE Delft confers fully accredited MSc degrees and PhD degrees in collaboration with Dutch partner universities.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


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 water professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, a limited number of scholarships are awarded annually to graduate students at IHE Delft’s campus in the Netherlands.

Applicable programmes


When a Rotary scholarship has been awarded, the sponsoring Rotary Clubs maintains contact with the scholar throughout his or her studies. The financing of the successful candidates will be managed through Rotary’s Global Grant process.


  • 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;

Scholarship requirements


Multiple disciplines





Study experience required





Application deadline

15 Apr 2025

Students admitted to IHE Delft Institute for Water Education’s Master of Science program in Water and Sustainable Development (68EC) can be nominated by a local Rotary Club in their home community by submitting the application form for a scholarship to the Rotary/IHE Delft committee in the Netherlands, together with the student’s resume and the IHE Delft admission letter. Only completed application forms fully supported and submitted by the sponsoring Rotary Club will be considered.

Apply for admission for the IHE Delft Master program in Water and Sustainable Development by 1 April at the latest.


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