Do you have ambition, leadership experience, and strong professional experience? You can get a master’s degree in Sweden on a scholarship from the Swedish Institute. Find out if you can apply.
Scholars from developing countries are invited to apply to study at the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Developing Countries 2023. Through SISS, they will provide 180 scholarships for Higher Education in Sweden. Scholarships will be available for full-time Master’s studies in Sweden starting in the fall semester of 2023. Usually, 1-2% of applicants can receive a SISS scholarship.
In the application, all applicants must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for a follow-up to avoid disqualification.
Level/Field of Study:
Scholarships are available for full-time master’s studies to study subjects offered by universities.
Nationality of the Host Country:
The scholarship is provided by Sweden.
The scholarship is open to international students , especially those from developing countries and countries with economies in transition.
- The scholarship covers both tuition fees (paid directly to the Swedish University/College by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month.
- There are no additional grants for family members. The period of the scholarship cannot be changed or extended beyond the period of the program of study, and the scholarship cannot be transferred to a program of study other than the one awarded.
- Scholarship holders from countries included in the list of DAC ODA recipients receive a travel grant in connection with their scholarship.
- Fellows are insured by the Swedish National Insurance and Individual Insurance Company against illness and accidents during the scholarship.
- Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL)
is a platform to grow your network and expertise while in Sweden
- SI Alumni Network Membership After Scholarship – A Platform for Further Professional Development and Communication
The scholarship does not apply to:
- Additional grants for family members.
- University Application Fee.
The program is open to three different categories of countries. Approximately 100 scholarships in each category will be available.
In order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship, the following criteria must be met:
- The Swedish Institute for Developing Countries (SISS) scholarships focus on diversity. The Institute welcomes applicants regardless of age, gender or religious beliefs.
- Applicants must come from a country that meets the requirements of SISS and show documents proving work and leadership experience.
- Scholarships will only be awarded to candidates who have passed the university admission stage and have been admitted to one of the relevant master’s programs in Sweden.
- Citizens of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine are not eligible to apply under this program, but are instead eligible to participate in other S&I scholarship programs.