Some scholarships are available for students who wish to study in Sweden. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis by The Swedish Institute and individual universities.

The Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute, a government authority, receives funding each year for scholarships to international students. They have several programmes available.

Who can apply?

Scholarships awarded by the Swedish Institute are available to international students from specific countries applying for master's studies starting in the autumn semester.

Find out more at the website of the Swedish Institute

Please note that there are no scholarships available for bachelor's studies, or for programmes that begin in the spring semester.

When can I apply?

Find out the scholarship deadlines at the Swedish Institute's website.

How can I find my application number, which is needed for my Swedish Institute scholarship application?

After you've submitted your application to University Admissions, it will be assigned an application number. You receive a unique number for each admissions round you apply to. Log in to 'My pages' and click on 'Application'. The application number is listed for each admissions round.

How can I find out more?

Information regarding the Swedish Institute scholarship programmes and other programmes can be found at

Please note: The Swedish Institute is responsible for all information regarding their scholarship programmes. We are unable to answer any questions.

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Go to the Swedish Institute's Facebook page for information about their scholarships

Check out their video!

View the Swedish Institute's informative video on the application process for their scholarships

Swedish universities

Scholarships are available from the majority of Sweden's universities. You must apply directly to the individual university in which you're interested.

Who can apply?

Students must contact the individual university they're interested in for more information.

When can I apply?

Each university has their own schedule for when students can begin applying, and deadlines. Contact the university you're interested in for more information.

How can I find out more?

You can find further information on the university's website. Please note that each university is responsible for their scholarship programme; we are unable to answer any questions.

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Last updated: 19 October 2022