Fully Funded SI Scholarship for Global Professionals in Sweden

Applications are invited from candidates to apply for the Swedish Government’s SI Scholarship for Global Professionals. International students from 42 countries can apply for Swedish Government Scholarships 2023-24. Students who wish to pursue a master’s degree at top universities in Sweden are encouraged to apply. This is the most significant opportunity for brilliant students to study for free from overseas. The Swedish government is offering a fully funded scholarship to complete a master’s degree in Sweden.

Award countrySweden
Scholarship coverageFully Funded
No. of Scholarships250
Eligible nationality International
Closing Date28 February 2024
Fully Funded SI Scholarship for Global Professionals in Sweden

The scholarship is supported by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is available for full-time, one- or two-year master’s programs. An SI scholarship is available for almost 700 master’s programs with an English teaching component.

Fully Funded SI Scholarship for Global Professionals in Sweden
Fully Funded SI Scholarship for Global Professionals in Sweden

Financial Benefits of Fully Funded SI Scholarship for Global Professionals in Sweden:

The Swedish Institute Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students from 42 countries to study at the best universities in Sweden. Further details of expenses covered are given below:

  • Full free tuition will be provided.
  • Living expenses of SEK 12,000 will be provided monthly for the duration of the scholarship.
  • A travel allowance of SEK 11000 – 15,000 will be provided.
  • University admission fees will not be included.

List of Available Study Fields:

  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Social Sciences and Behavioral Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine and Nursing
  • Art, design and media
  • Business Administration and Economics
  • Education/Pedagogical Sciences/Didactics
  • Agriculture, horticulture, forestry and fishing
  • Health and medical care
  • Law and legal studies
  • Materials, construction and manufacturing
  • Religious studies
  • Technique
  • Humanities
  • Social work and social care
  • Journalism, communication and information
  • Languages

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Documents Required:

The following documents are required to apply g for the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

  • Cover letter
  • Updated curriculum vitae / (CV)
  • Reference letters
  • Valid and completed proof of work and management experience
  • A copy of your valid passport

List of Eligible Countries:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Armenia
  • Belarus
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Cameroon
  • Ethiopia
  • Egypt
  • Ecuador
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Morocco
  • Malawi
  • Moldova
  • Nigeria
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Peru
  • Rwanda
  • Russian Federation
  • Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Eligibility Criteria for SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

Candidates must meet the following criteria to apply for the Swedish Institute Scholarships 2024-25 by the Swedish Government:

  • You must be a national of a nation (given above) that is qualified to receive an SI scholarship. You are not required to be a resident of the nation at the time of application, though.
  • You must be qualified for SI scholarships for the master’s programs you are applying to.
  • By March 30, 2023, you must be eligible for financial aid from Swedish institutions, have completed the university admissions process, and be accepted into one of the approved master’s programs.
  • A minimum of 3,000 hours of proven work experience is required.
  • Candidates must have leadership experience from work or a company.
  • See additional eligibility criteria Click here

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for Swedish Government Scholarships 2024-25 for International Students is February 28, 2024.

Key Dates

  • 16 October – 15 January: Apply to Swedish master’s programs through University Admissions.
  • November: SI Scholarship application documents are published.
  • 12 – 28 February: The application portal for the SI Scholarship is open.
  • 21 March – University admissions announcement day.
  • 25 April: SI Scholarship announcement day.

Procedure to apply for SI Scholarship for Global Professionals

There is a step-by-step procedure for applying for Swedish institution scholarships. First, apply to a Swedish university and then you can apply for a Swedish institute scholarship. The link to the instructions and advertisement is below:

  • First, applicants must apply to the master’s degree program by 15 January 2024.
  • Once applicants have submitted their application, they will receive an application number. Remember this number as you must provide this number when applying for a scholarship.
  • The scholarship application portal will open on February 12 and close on February 28, 2024.

Apply here for a master’s program or go for more details about SI Scholarship for Global Professionals.

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