Apply for Swedish Institute Fully Funded Scholarships to over 700 Master’s programmes

Apply for Swedish Institute Fully Funded Scholarships to over 700 Master’s programmes

The Swedish Institute (SI) is offering fully funded scholarships to over 700 master’s programmes in Sweden.

SI, in its official website said they’re looking for ambitious professionals who want to make a difference.

The Swedish Institute (SI) scholarship is a unique opportunity to develop professionally, academically and build long-lasting relations with Sweden and other global professionals.

The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals is an academic scholarship provided for full-time, one- or two-year, master’s studies in Sweden.

Swedish Institute Fully Funded Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship covers a wide range of study fields and over 700 of the 1000 English-taught master’s programmes in Sweden.

The scholarship is open for applications once every year, for master’s studies beginning in the autumn semester.

In order to apply you must:

  • Be a citizen of one of the 41 countries that is eligible for the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals;
  • Apply for a master’s programme that is eligible for the SI scholarship;
  • Be liable to pay tuition fees at University Admissions;
  • Have demonstrated work experience;
  • Have demonstrated leadership experience from current or previous employer, or from civil society engagement.

More Benefits

The Scholarship for Global Professionals is a competitive fully-funded scholarship that includes:

  • Full tuition fee coverage. The fee is paid directly by SI to your Swedish university in the beginning of each semester.
  • A monthly payment of SEK 12,000 to cover your living expenses throughout the study period.
  • Insurance against illness and accident.
  • A travel grant of SEK 15,000 (*10,000 for scholars from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). This is a one-time payment and does not apply for students already living in Sweden.
  • Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Professionals (NFGP) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build a network while in Sweden.
  • After your scholarship period has ended, you become a member of the SI Alumni Network. As a member, you get a unique opportunity for continued networking and professional development.

Apply for Swedish Institute Fully Funded Scholarships to over 700 Master’s programmes

Eligible Country of Citizenship

You must be a citizen of one of the eligible countries, however, you do not need to reside in the country at the time of the application.

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply to the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Eligible programmes

About 700 English-taught master’s programmes are eligible for the SI scholarship for Global Professionals, covering programmes in the fields of humanities, agricultural science, medicine and public health, natural science, social science, and technology.

How to apply

Before you proceed on the application page, it’s important to note that for you to be eligible for the Swedish Institute Scholarship you must:

  • be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities. Find out if you are liable for tuition fees here.
  • have paid the application fee for master’s programmes on time. The payment is made to University Admissions. Find all the key dates here.
  • be admitted (or conditionally admitted) to one of the eligible master’s programmes on 21 March 2024. You can only be awarded a scholarship for the master’s programme you are admitted to on 21 March 2024. Master’s programmes to which you are listed as a reserve cannot be considered. There are no scholarships available for late admissions.

Where to apply

The application portal will be open between the 12 and 28 February 2024. However, it’s safe to bookmark this LINK for future purposes.

SI Scholarship announcement day – 25 April, 2024.

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