Did you know that PhDs in Sweden are free for any international students regardless of country of origin? So if you fall in love with the country while you study abroad in Sweden and want to pursue a doctorate later, keep that perk in mind.
Sweden values high-quality education, and the country’s policies make that clear. Almost 40 universities are located in Sweden, many of which make it into top ranks globally, such as Uppsala University, Lund University or Stockholm University. Sweden has been one of the European pioneers for switching to English-language and offers a whopping 900 degrees to choose from.
If you want to study in Sweden, no matter what program at what university, your application will go through the one official, centralized website: https://www.universityadmissions.se/
So here is the full list of scholarships in Sweden for the 2022-2023 academic year:
BTH scholarship program for prospective students is available for citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education.
The program offers scholarships covering tuition fees in part. The level of tuition fee reduction is normally 50%. The scholarships are granted on the basis of academic excellence.
The purpose of the Scholarship programs administered by Chalmers is to make it easier for particularly excellent fee-paying students to study at Chalmers. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a reduction of the tuition fee.
Every year, Dalarna University awards partial scholarships to a number of its new international, fee-paying Master’s students who have proven themselves to be outstanding in their educational endeavors. Scholarships go directly towards a reduction in your tuition fees and will cover between 10 and 50 percent of your total tuition fees.
Each year Halmstad University offers a number of scholarships to students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland with the requirement to pay tuition fee. The Halmstad University Scholarship covers 25% or 50% of the tuition fee and will be deducted from the tuition fee.
KTH offers four different scholarship opportunities for master’s studies. The KTH Scholarship covers the tuition fee of a one or two year master’s programme. The KTH One-Year Scholarship is aimed at current KTH master’s programme students and covers the tuition fee of the second year of studies. The KTH Joint Programme Scholarship is aimed at students in certain joint programs and covers the tuition fee for the study period spent at KTH. The KTH India Scholarship is aimed specifically at students from India.
The Karlstad University Global Scholarship program is aiming at top academic students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees for studies. Karlstad University Global Scholarship offers scholarships covering tuition fees in part or in full.
Karolinska Institutet offers a handful of tuition fee scholarships to excellent students who have been admitted to one of its Global Master’s Programs starting each Autumn semester. The number of scholarships varies from year to year, but there are maximum 10 scholarships per year, spread to all the Global Master’s programs.
Each year Kristianstad University offers a number of scholarships to qualified students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
The scholarship will be awarded to citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA with the requirement of paying tuition fee for studies at Kristianstad University. If granted a scholarship, it will include a full or partial reduction of the tuition fee.
The LiU International Scholarship is aimed at supporting international master’s degree students with significant academic potential who are required to pay tuition fees. The tuition fees for a student awarded a LiU International Scholarship are reduced by 25, 50, or 75%.
Linnaeus University offers two differens scholarship programmes for the moment, Linnaeus University Scholarship and Linnaeus University Scholarship for Current Student.
Up to 75% reduction of the tuition fees for the rest of the programme. The scholarships is initially granted for one semester, but will automatically be extended for the duration of the study program (2 up to 4 semesters), provided that study results are satisfactory.
As a top 100 university and ranked in the top 0.4% of universities in the world, Lund University attracts high achieving students from across the globe. The Lund University Global Scholarship program seeks to recognize these students by awarding academic excellence grants. Scholarship grants may cover partial or up to the full tuition fee.
Each year, Malmö University offers a limited number of scholarships to qualified master students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who are required to pay tuition fees. These scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, experience, and motivation. They cover partial or up to the full tuition fee.
For high performing students applying to a study program at Mid-Sweden University, Mid-Sweden University offers several scholarships which will result in a tuition waiver. The scholarship covers 75% of the tuition fee.
SSE has a number of scholarships for students required to pay the tuition fees. The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Scholarships are offered every year to fully or partially cover the tuition fee for the MSc / BSc programs.
The scholarship scheme at Stockholm University is aimed at especially qualified students coming from countries outside of the EU, the EEA and Switzerland.
And here is the rest of all scholarships in Sweden:
16. Mälardalen University scholarships
17. Scholarships for International Commercial Arbitration Law at Stockholm University
18. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences scholarships
19. Södertörn University scholarships
20. Umeå University scholarships
21. University West scholarships
22. University of Borås scholarships
23. University of Gothenburg scholarships
24. University of Gävle scholarships
25. University of Skövde scholarships
26. Uppsala University scholarships
27. Örebro University scholarships
28. Educations.com “Study a Master’s in Europe” scholarship
29. Jack & Jones Scholarship (for fashion and business-related programs)
30. Open Society Foundation fellowships and scholarships
31. Produktexperter Scholarship (for students studying already in Sweden)
32. Rotary International district and global grants
33. The World Bank Scholarship and Fellows Program
34. UNESCO Fellowships
35. Swedish Institute scholarships