Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students, Sweden

The Swedish government is offering fully funded scholarships for international students (students from select countries) commencing Master degree in Autumn 2019 in Sweden.


There are around 300 scholarships available. The scholarships will cover full tuition fees, monthly living expenses, travel grant and insurance. There will be 2 (two) application rounds for this scholarship program. All successful applicants from the first round will be invited for a detailed second application round.


Amount of Scholarships

The scholarships will cover the following:

Full tuition fee for 1 or 2 years depending on the Master degree program. The scholarships will be given for 1 academic year at a time. The scholarships will be extended if the students has passed the credits. Tuition fees will be paid directly to the universities.Monthly living expenses.Travel grants are available for students from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients.Scholarship will also cover the insurance against illness and accident during the program.



Duration of Scholarships

Scholarships are available for the duration of the Master program: 1 – 2 years.


Level of Education

Scholarships only available for full time Master degree of one or two years.


Subjects or Fields of Study

Scholarships available for around 550 Master programmes taught in English.


Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must meet all the eligibility criteria below:

Applicants must meet all the entry requirements for Master degree program.Applicants must come from an eligible country.Scholarships available for new students commencing study in Autumn 2019.Applicants must have at least 2 (two) years work experience.Applicants must show outstanding academic qualifications.Applicants must have leadership experience.Applicants must be passionate about making difference and contribute to the development of their country.


Number of Scholarships Available

Around 300 scholarships are available.


Nationality

Scholarships available for all students from select country: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe


Selection Criteria

There will be 2 selection rounds. All successful applicants from first selection round will be invited to submit a more detailed application in the second selection round.

Applicants will be required to submit motivation letter, copy of passport, CV, and two recommendation letters. All documents must be submitted in English.


How to Apply

You must apply online via their online application website. Applicants must apply to the Master degree program in Autumn 2019.

After successfully submitted your application to the Master degree program, you’ll get a seven digits personal application number. You will then have to use that application number when applying for the scholarship in the second round.


Application Deadline

Apply for the Master program between 16 October 2018 – 15 January 2019. And then apply for the scholarship between 4 – 14 February 2019.

Please take note of the deadline. Late submissions will not be entertained!


Result Notification

Successful applicants will be notified by email around April 26, 2019.


Important Notes

You must submit 2 different applications: 1 for entry to the university and 1 for the scholarship by the Swedish government.There will be 2 selection rounds.Please take note on the deadline for the scholarship application AND the deadline for entry to the universities.


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