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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

Swedish Institute
Masters Degree
Deadline: 15 Jan/20 Feb
Study in: Sweden
The course starts in August

Scholarship Description:

The Swedish Institute (SI) is now launching the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship program that replaces Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS). SISGP offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programs starting in the autumn semester.

Host Universities/Institutions:

Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Level/Field(s) of study:

Check the list of about 650 eligible master programs for the academic year.

Number of Scholarships:

An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.

Target group:

Students from the following countries:

Bangladesh; Bolivia; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 10,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders living outside Sweden). There are no additional grants for family members.

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes and is only awarded for programs starting in the autumn semester.


To be eligible for SISGP, you must have had at least 3,000 hours’ work experience prior to 3 February 2019 from a maximum of three organizations/companies.  Applicants must be from an eligible country (see above).  You must be able to demonstrate your previous leadership experience. The experience may be demonstrated through for instance previous work experience, or involvement in civil society organizations.

You must be liable to pay tuition fees to the universities, have paid the application fee for master’s programs at University Admissions on time before 1 February, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programs by 3 April.

Read more about the eligibility criteria on the official website.

Application instructions:

To begin with, apply for a master’s program at universityadmissions.se, between 16 October 2018 – 15 January.
Apply for an SI scholarship between 10-20 February, following the instructions on the official website. The application form will be available in January.
It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/swedish-institute-scholarships-for-global-professionals/

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