Studying in: Sweden
Application Closes : February 9, 2018
About the Scholarship
The scholarships for students of the Swedish Institute (SISS) will be awarded to students from selected countries for a full-time master’s program in Sweden from the fall semester of 2018.
Hosts Universities / Institutions:
Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS)
Number of scholarships:
An estimated 180 scholarships will be available.
Students from SISS eligible countries:
Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Category 2: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam
Category 3: Candidates with citizenship from countries listed on the DAC list by non-ODA recipients and those included in other SI scholarship programs
Special initiative: South Africa
Benefits of The Scholarship And Duration
- The scholarship covers tuition, living costs of SEK 9,000 per month, insurance and one-time travel allowance of SEK 15,000 (only for fellows from countries on the DDA list of ODA recipients). There are no additional grants for family members.
- The scholarship is for one-year full-time or two-year Masters Courses and is only awarded for courses starting in the fall semester. The scholarship is granted for one academic year (two semesters). It will be extended for programs longer than two semesters, provided the student has passed his courses / credits.
- Applicants must be from eligible countries with at least 3,000 hours of full-time / part-time employment, voluntary work, paid / unpaid internships and / or trust. You must demonstrate leadership experience from employment, volunteering and / or post-graduate internships.
- They have to pay tuition fees to universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and will be admitted to one of the eligible Masters Courses by 6 April 2018.