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 2020.
Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities
Number of Scholarships:
An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.
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.
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 programmes 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 organisations/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 organisations.
You must be liable to pay tuition fees to the universities, have paid the application fee for master’s programmes at University Admissions on time before 1 February 2019, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 3 April 2020.