The Swedish Institute (SI) is now launching the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship programme which replaces Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS). SISGP offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2020.
Host Universities /Venue of Exam: Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities
Field of study: Check the list of about 650 eligible master programmes for the academic year 2020-2021.
Number of Scholarships: An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.
Bangladesh; Bolivia; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. We will not consider any other documents than the required ones. You must complete your application in English. Use our forms and templates provided below and complete them according to the instructions both below and in the forms, or else your applications will be disqualified. Kindly note the length limitation for your answers and the documents. Information about required documents and the forms needed for the documents will be published here well in advance of the application period. You will also need to attach a copy of your passport in your application. Your personal data including name, citizenship and photograph must be shown clearly.
The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 10,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders living outside Sweden). There are no additional grants for family members.
The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester.
To be eligible for SISGP, you must have had at least 3,000 hours’ work experience prior to 3 February 2019 from a maximum of three organisations/companies. Applicants must be from an eligible country (see above). You must be able to demonstrate your previous leadership experience. The experience may be demonstrated through for instance previous work experience, or involvement in civil society organisations. You must be liable to pay tuition fees to the universities, have paid the application fee for master’s programmes at University Admissions on time before 1 February 2019, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 3 April 2020.
Application Website: https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/swedish-institute-scholarships-for-global-professionals/