Scholarship for master’s level studies in Sweden
The objective of the scholarship program is to promote democratic, economic and social development through supporting know-how and transfer of knowledge to advanced students within areas in which Sweden is at the forefront of academic research.
Prior to applying for a scholarship, application to the master’s degree program must be made via the online application service for master’s programs in Sweden at www.studera.nu.
You have already lived in Sweden for two years or more when the scholarship period is due to begin.
You have a Swedish permanent residence permit or a work permit.
You have a previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for studies at the master’s level or research at a Swedish university.
However, students who have attended a Swedish Institute summer course in Swedish language or the Swedish Institute Summer University may apply.
Scholarship holders from ODA countries will receive travel support in connection with the scholarship. The travel grant is a lump sum, given only once. Citizens from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo, Moldova and Serbia, will receive SEK 5,000. Citizens from the remaining countries receive SEK 10,000.
Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.
The scholarship is designed to cover living costs for the scholarship holder. There are no grants for family members.
Scholarship holders following a two year master’s degree program are permitted to spend a maximum of one semester abroad in connection with their studies while retaining the scholarship.
The granted scholarship period cannot be altered or extended.