The Guest Scholarship Programme - Sweden Contd...

How to Apply

Advanced University Level, part of Ph.D. studies and post-doc studies

Letter of invitation

Prior to application, the applicant must establish contact with a Swedish university department willing to accept the applicant for the proposed studies.

This contact can also be made through the professor or academic adviser at the applicant’s home institution.

In order to enable the Swedish host institution to consider issuing a letter of invitation, the applicant must, as a minimum requirement, clearly indicate their study or research area and include a C.V. or résumé of their previous study or research.

Applications to the Guest Scholarship Programme will be made by 15 January.

Applications made after that date will not be considered.

The application must be completed in its entirety, and all documents mentioned in the information must be enclosed when submitted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

The outcome of the applications will be announced to candidates in May.

Individual questions concerning the application procedure will not be answered.

Master’s Level Programmes

Applications for a Master’s Level Programme (listed in the Swedish Institute brochure Master’s Level Programmes Taught in English and also available on should be sent directly to the university/university college in question.

Applicants for a Master’s Level Programme should clearly indicate in their application to the Master’s Level Programme whether they wish to be considered for a scholarship.

The university/university college will recommend a limited number of candidates for a Swedish Institute scholarship.

The Swedish Institute will then make the final selection of candidates for a scholarship.

In the scholarship selection process, priority is given to students who are not already pursuing a Master’s Level Programme in Sweden.

Please observe that applicants to a Master’s Level Programme should not apply for a scholarship directly to the Swedish Institute.

Applications sent to the Swedish Institute will not be considered.

All questions concerning the application procedure for the Master’s Level Programme should be directed to the university/university college concerned.

Individual questions concerning the application procedure will not be answered.

Swedish Institute
Box 7434
SE - 103 91 Stockholm, SWEDEN
Fax + 46 8 20 72 48

For further details, and application materials, contact:

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