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APPLY STUDY || Swedish Institute Scholarships (Fully-funded) for Global Professionals 2022

APPLY STUDY || Swedish Institute Scholarships (Fully-funded) for Global Professionals 2022

APPLY STUDY || Swedish Institute Scholarships (Fully-funded) for Global Professionals 2022

Do not miss out of the currently ongoing Swedish Institute Scholarships (Fully-funded) for Global Professionals 2022

DATELINE || February 28, 2022

Do you aspire to be a thought leader in your field of expertise, making a positive contribution to the global development of a sustainable future? Then you might want to continue reading. This highly sought-after, fully-funded international scholarship program for master’s level studies in Sweden is offered by the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISP) program.

In order to train future global leaders who will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home nations and regions, the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals was established. The Swedish Institute plans to award approximately 350 scholarships for master’s degree studies in Sweden by the year 2022.

The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is providing funding for this program. It provides you with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your professional and academic careers, get an understanding of Swedish society and culture, and establish a long-lasting bond with Sweden and other scholarship recipients.

Scholarship

  • Full tuition fee coverage. The fee is paid directly by SI to your Swedish university in the beginning of each semester.
  • A monthly payment of SEK 10,000 to cover your living expenses throughout the study period.
  • Insurance against illness and accident.
  • Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build a network while in Sweden.
  • After your scholarship period has ended, you become a member of the SI Alumni Network. As a member, you get a unique opportunity for continued networking and professional development. The local networks operate worldwide and currently consist of over 15,000 talented alumni from over 140 countries.
  • For 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; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Vietnam; Zambia and Zimbabwe: the scholarship includes a travel grant of SEK 15,000 for the entire study period. This is a one-time payment and does not apply for students already living in Sweden.
  • For Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation and Ukraine: the scholarship includes a travel grant of SEK 10,000 for the entire study period. This is a one-time payment and does not apply for students already living in Sweden.

The scholarship does not cover:

  • Additional grants for family members.
  • Application fee to University Admissions.

Eligibility

  • You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for SI scholarships.
  • You must have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated work experience.
  • The master’s programs you apply for must be eligible for SI scholarships. They give priority to programs within certain subject areas, depending on your country of citizenship.
  • You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of University Admissions and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programs by April 7, 2022.
  • You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or from civil society engagements.
  • There are also other conditions regarding dual citizenship, previous residency/studies in Sweden and more. Note that priorities in the selection will differ in some aspects depending on countries of citizenship.

Application

A complete application consists of:

  • CV
  • Letters of reference
  • Valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience
  • Copy of your valid passport/National ID card
  • Motivation (will be asked of you in the application portal)

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For more information, visit Swedish Institute.

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