Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

Swedish Institute
Masters Degree

Deadline: 22 Jan/13 Feb 2016
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

Scholarship description:

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2016.

Host Universities/Institutions:

Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Field(s) of study:

Eligible master programmes in Sweden

Number of Scholarships:

An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.

Target group:

Students from SISS-eligible countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses (SEK 9,000 per month), and insurance. The scholarship also covers travel grants for scholarship holders from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients.


Applicants must be from an eligible country and have at least two years’ work experience. Applicants must display outstanding academic qualifications and leadership experience. In addition, applicants should show an ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country.

Read more about the eligibility criteria at the official website.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Kindly note that to be considered for a scholarship, you must first both complete your separate application to the master’s programme(s) before the university deadline 15 January 2016, and pay your university admissions application fee before 1 February 2016.

The application process consists of two steps. The first step will be an online application form from 1 December 2015 – 22 January 2016. Successful candidates will be notified in the beginning of February, and required to submit a detailed application for the second step, 8 – 13 February 2016.

It is important to read the application procedure and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: https://eng.si.se/areas-of-operation/scholarships-and-grants/the-swedish-institute-study-scholarships/

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