Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies 2021/22 (Fully Funded)

Want to become a global leader and ready to start your masters study? Then apply for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies 2021/22. The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals – a fully funded international scholarship for master’s study in Sweden is now open for students across the globe.

The SI Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home countries and region.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): SI Swedish Institute

Scholarship to be taken in: Sweden

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Scholarship level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Scholarship Slots: Not stated.

Subject Eligibility: All subject areas

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students


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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Generally the eligibility conditions for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies 2021/22 include;

  • You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship programme. Read more about country of citizenship.
  • You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or civil society
  • Eligible Countries: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Russia; Rwanda; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • Note: Some criteria for priority SI scholarships differ depending on the home region of the applicant.
  • Get more on eligibility

Scholarship Benefits

  • SI fully covers your tuition fees to the Swedish university you are attending. This is paid directly by SI at the beginning of each semester.
  • You will receive a regular payment of SEK 10,000 to cover your living expenses throughout the scholarship. This payment is given monthly throughout the scholarship period.
  • Insurance against illness and accident.
  • Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders(NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build your network while in Sweden.
  • Travel grant of SEK 10,000 to 15,000 (depending on your country of origin) for the entire study period. This is a one-time payment and does not apply for students already living in Sweden.


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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To apply for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies 2021/2022 you will follow the following steps


  1. Apply for up to four eligible master’s programmes at at universityadmissions.se by 15 January 2021.
  2. Once you have submitted your application to the master’s programme(s) at universityadmissions.se, you will get a personal application number consisting of eight digits. Save the number as you will need it when applying to Global Professionals. Your application will be disqualified if you type in the wrong number in the online application form.
  3. Submit your receipt of the application fee and the supporting documents required by university admissions before the deadline. The fee is non-refundable.

After you have completed your application to a master’s programme, you can apply for an SI scholarship with the required documents submitted digitally through our online application portal.

Required Documents:

A complete application for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Masters Studies 2021/22 will consists of:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Letters of reference
  • Valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience
  • Copy of your valid passport

Application Deadline: 18th February 2021 at 14:59 CET

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