Information on this page is only about the previous call for applications. Information about next call will be available on 1 December 2018 for master’s studies starting in the autumn semester 2019. The eligibility criteria as well as the application procedure and key dates may differ from this year.

The recipients of the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for master’s studies 2018/2019 have been determined. Check the list of successful recipients.

We will publish a list of eligible master’s programmes for the academic year 2019/2020 here by 1 December 2018. Only the master’s programmes that are in the list are eligible for SISS.

  1. To begin with, apply for up to four master’s programmes at universityadmissions.se, between 16 October 2017 – 15 January 2018.
  2. Then apply for an SI scholarship between 2-9 February 2018, follow the instructions below.

An estimated 180 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2018. Usually 1-2 % of the applicants can be awarded a SISS scholarship.

The scholarship covers

* 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.

Are you eligible to apply? Find out through our list of criteria:

Work experience

You must have minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated full-time or part-time employment, voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust.

Read more about the work experience criteria

Leadership experience

You must have demonstrated leadership experience from employment, voluntary work, and/or internship after high school studies.

Read more about the leadership experience criteria

University admissions

You must be liable to pay tuition fees to the universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and will be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 6 April 2018.

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 criteria regarding dual citizenships, previous residence and studies in Sweden, and more.

Read more about other eligibility criteria

Application procedure - Step by step

Application is closed.
The call for applications ended on 9 February 2018. The next application period will be in 2019. You may find other scholarship opportunities at www.studyinsweden.se.