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.
Scholarship benefits and period:
The scholarship amount is SEK 8,000 per month and the scholarship is only awarded for programs starting in fall semester of the academic year.
The scholarships are usually granted for one academic year, i.e. for two semesters at a time, but will be extended for programs longer than two semesters provided that study results are satisfactory.
After you have applied to a master’s degree program, the application procedure for scholarships will then open in February .
The eligible master programs will be within the following study areas: agriculture and forestry, environmental studies, natural sciences (biotechnology, energy), democracy/human rights/gender issues, peace and development studies, economics and entrepreneurship, education, engineering, health science/medicine, information and communication technology, international relations, media and journalism, law/ international law, social issues, spatial/urban planning and real estate management.
You are not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:
The scholarship is designed to cover living costs for the scholarship holder.
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.
For more information and scholarship applications, see: Guest Scholarship Program for masters Level Studies .