Apply for Swedish Institute Masters Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

Overview

The Swedish Institute (SI) is now launching the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship programme which replaces Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS).

SISGP offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2019. Check the list of master’s programmes that are eligible for SISGP.

An estimated 300 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2019. Usually 1-2 % of the applicants are awarded a SISGP scholarship.

What’s included

The scholarship covers:

  • Tuition fees: directly paid to the Swedish university by us
  • Living expenses of SEK 10,000/month
  • Travel grant of SEK 15,000 *
  • Insurance against illness and accident
  • Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders(NFGL) – a platform to grow professionally and build your network while in Sweden
  • Membership of the SI Alumni Network after your scholarship period – a platform for continued networking and further professional development

* The travel grant is a one-time payment for the entire study period. The grant is not applicable to students already living in Sweden.

The scholarship does not cover:

  • Additional grants for family members
  • Application fee to University Admissions

Scholarship period

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester. The scholarship is granted for one academic year (two semesters) at a time. It will be extended for programmes longer than two semesters, provided that the student has passed his/her courses/credits.

The scholarship period cannot be changed or extended beyond the awarded scholarship period, nor can the scholarship be transferred to a study programme other than the awarded master’s programme.

Criteria

Work experience

You must have minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated employment.

Read more about the criteria for work experience

Leadership experience

You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

Read more about the leadership experience criteria

University admissions

You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 4 April 2019.

Read more about our criteria regarding University Admissions

Country of citizenship

You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship programme.

Read more about country of citizenship

Other eligibility criteria

There are also conditions regarding dual citizenship, previous residence and studies in Sweden, and more.

Read more about other eligibility criteria

To Apply for a master’s programme at universityadmissions.se

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