Sweden Government anounced Scholarship for the new academic year. Sweden Government Scholarships are offered under Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals also known as (SISGP Scholarships). If you have ambition, leadership experience and a strong professional background you could study for a master’s degree in Sweden on a fully-funded Swedish Institute scholarship.
#1 Leadership experience
You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.
#2 Work experience
You must have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated employment.
#3 Eligible Citizenship
You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the Swedish institute scholarship programme.
#4 University admissions Eligibility Criteria
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 3 April 2021.
#5 Dual Citizenship and other Criteria
- Living allowance of SEK 10,000/month
- Membership of the SI Alumni Network after your scholarship period – a platform for continued networking and further professional development
- Tuition fees: pay directly to the Swedish university by SI
- Travel grant of SEK 15,000 *
- Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build your network while in Sweden
You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. We will not consider any other documents than the required ones. You must complete your application in English. Use our forms and templates provided below and complete them according to the instructions both below and in the forms, or else your applications will be disqualified. Kindly note the length limitation for your answers and the documents.
- A motivation letter:
you must use the SISGP form for the motivation letter. You need to fill in and upload the motivation letter as a PDF-file on the application portal during the application period.
- A Curriculum Vitae (CV):
you must use the SISGP form for CV and the CV should not exceed three pages. It’s up to you to decide which parts are relevant for your application. Additional pages will not be considered.
- Two different letters of reference:
you must use the SISGP form for letter of reference. At least one letter of reference must be based on your work experience. It will be a merit if the second letter of reference is based on your involvement in networks or civil society organizations outside of your regular work. The letters should be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organization or a notary office. The form(s) should be typed, then printed, signed, and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and in our FAQ.
- Proof of work and leadership experience:
you must use the SISGP form for proof of work and leadership experience. The work and leadership form should be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organization or a notary office. The form(s) should be typed, then printed, signed, and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and in our FAQ.
- A copy of your passport:
your personal data including name, citizenship, and photograph must be shown clearly. Copy of passport should be included together with the CV as a last fourth page. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a copy of your valid passport to include.
Make sure you have a complete application material to apply for the Sweden Government Scholarship.
A complete application must consist of:
- a completed motivation letter
- a CV
- two valid and completed letters of reference
- valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience
- a copy of your valid passport
If your application is missing one of the required documents above, it will be disqualified.
APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY ABROAD
1. SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN FINLAND 2020-2021
2. SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN CANADA 2020-2021