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Top 15 Scholarships in Sweden for Foreign Students

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Up until 2010,  Sweden has been one of the few countries in Europe where you can study for free. The Swedish Government has then passed a law that charges tuition and application fees for students from non-EU/EEA countries to be supplemented by Swedish Scholarship Programs. A significant number of Swedish Universities still offer scholarships in the form of tuition waivers for international students.

  1. The Visby Programme Scholarships

The Visby Programme provides a number of full scholarships for master’s programmes in Sweden to students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. The scholarship covers the tuition fee, living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 5,000.

  1. Blenkinge Institute of Technology Scholarship Programme

BTH scholarship programme for prospective students is available for citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education. This scholarship programme offers scholarships covering tuition fees in part (50%).

  1. Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) target highly-qualified students from selected countries and are awarded for  full-time master’s level studies in Sweden. It covers both tuition fees, living costs, and insurance.

  1. Chalmers IPOET Scholarships

The IPOET Scholarships are open to citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who are applying to Master’s Programmes offered at Chalmers University.  The scholarships is a 75% reduction of the tuition fees.

  1. Halmstad University Scholarships

Each year, Halmstad University offers a number of scholarships to qualified students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who are required to pay tuition fees. These scholarships are towards Master’s Programmes within any field of study offered at the University. The Halmstad University Scholarship covers 25% or 50% of the tuition fee and will be deducted from the tuition fee.

  1. University of Borås Tuition Fee Waivers

The University of Borås offers tuition fee waivers to highly qualified students required to pay tuition fees and who are applying for eligible Masters Programmes at the University. The scholarships are intended to cover the tuition fee by approximately 50%, they are not designed to cover living costs.

  1. Karolinska Institutet Global Master’s Scholarship

Karolinska Institutet offers a handful of tuition fee scholarships to excellent students who have been admitted to one of our Global Master’s Programmes starting each Autumn semester. The scholarship only covers the tuition fee cost, not living expenses, and only for studies at Master’s level.

  1. Karlstad University Global Scholarship Progamme

The Karlstad University Global Scholarship programme aims to attract top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees for studies. Scholarships cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fees.

  1. KTH Royal Institute of Technology Tuition Fee Waivers

A limited number of tuition fee waivers will be available for citizens from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who has applied for a Master’s programme at KTH.  If granted a scholarship, the tuition fee will be waived for the total length of the programme.

  1. Kristianstad University Scholarships

The scholarship will be awarded to citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA who are required to pay tuition fee for studies at Kristianstad University. If granted a scholarship, it will include a full or partial reduction of the tuition fee.

  1. Linnaeus University Scholarships

Linnaeus University Scholarships are for students who are from a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland and who have applied for a study programme at Linnaeus University.  The scholarships usually cover 75 percent of the tuition fee but a few scholarship from the Linnaeus Academy of Science and Business cover 100 percent of the tuition fee.

  1. Lund University Global Scholarship Programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship Programme is targeted at top academic students who are citizens of countries from outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) and are required to pay a tuition fee  The scholarships are available for Bachelor’s or Master’s level studies.  Scholarships may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fee.

  1. Linköping International Scholarships

The LiU International Scholarship is aimed at supporting international students with significant academic potential from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees for studies. With LiU International Scholarships, tuition fees are reduced by 25%, 50%, or 75%

  1. Malmö University Master’s Scholarship

The Malmö University Master’s Scholarship (MUMS) is for highly talented students who are citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland and are admitted to an English-taught master’s programme at Malmö University. The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee.

  1. Mid Sweden University Tuition Fee Scholarships

All students who have applied to a study a Master’s programme at Mid Sweden University and who are required to pay tuition fees are welcome to apply for a Mid Sweden University Tuition Fee Scholarship. The scholarship covers 75% of the tuition fee.

 

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