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Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for International students


Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to candidates/students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in Autumn semester 2018.

Institutions: Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Total Number of Scholarships: 335 scholarships will be available.

Who can Apply:

  1. Students from SISS-eligible countries:

Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Category 2: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam.

Category 3: Candidates with citizenships from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients other than the above mentioned and those countries included in other SI scholarship programs

Special Initiative: South Africa and Syria

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration: The scholarship covers

  1. Tuition fees,
  2. Living expenses of SEK 9,000 / month,
  3. Insurance,
  4. One-time travel grant of SEK 15,000
  5. There are no additional grants for family members.

The scholarship covers the whole duration of the master’s program (1 or 2 academic years).

Eligibility Conditions:

  1. Applicants must be from an eligible country
  2. Have at least 3,000 hours of experience from full-time/part-time employment, voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust.
  3. Applicants must display academic qualifications and leadership experience.
  4. Ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country, in a long term perspective.

Application instructions:

The application process consists of 2 steps.

  1. The first step will take place between 16 October 2017 – 15 January 2018 through an online application form.
  2. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of January 2018 (preliminary date: 25 January 2017) and asked to submit a detailed application for the IInd step from 2-9 February 2018.
Quick Overview—————-
Organization Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS)
Fellowship Level Masters
Country Sweden
Subject areas All disciplines offered by the institute
Fellowship amount Fellowship + Tution fee for (1 or 2 years)
Eligibility Open for specific countries
Deadline 14 February

 Website: Official Scholarship


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