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The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships are targeted at highly qualified students from 12 developing countries with which Sweden conducts long-term development cooperation. Scholarships will be awarded for studies in Sweden mainly on second cycle (Master's level) from autumn 2011. Scholarships will cover both living costs and tuition fees. A few scholarships will be awarded for studies at first cycle (undergraduate) level.
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for 2011/2012 are offered to the students on this list (pdf).
If your name is not on the list you have unfortunately not been offered a Swedish Institute Study Scholarship.
The program is only available to citizens of the following countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
How to apply
Information about scholarships for the academic year 2012/2013 will be published in due course. The application period for study programs starting fall semester 2012 will open in December 2011.
The deadline for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship 2011 has passed.
Who is eligible?
The scholarships are intended for guest students belonging to the above mentioned target group for full time temporary studies in Sweden starting in fall semester. There is no age limit for scholarship holders.
You are not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:
You have already lived in Sweden for two years or more when the scholarship period is due to begin.
You have a Swedish permanent residence permit or a work permit.
You have previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for studies at the master’s level or research at a Swedish university.
You already hold master’s degree from a Swedish university/university college.
Scholarship benefits and period
The scholarship covers both the tuition fee (which is paid directly to the Swedish university/university college by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses to the amount of SEK 8,000 per month.
The scholarship is only awarded for programs starting in fall semester. The scholarships are usually granted for one academic year, i.e. for two semesters at a time, but will be extended for programs longer than two semesters provided that study results are satisfactory.
The scholarship is designed to cover living costs for the scholarship holder. There are no grants for family members. The granted scholarship period cannot be altered or extended.
Scholarship holders within the SI Study Scholarships will receive a travel grant in connection with the scholarship. The travel grant is a lump sum of SEK 10.000.
Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.
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