Swedish Institute Study Scholarship for Developing Countries 2013-2014.

The Swedish Institute study scholarship



 2013/2014 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for up to 200 students from Developing Countries (see list below) to study for Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Programme.

Accepted Subject Areas? 
 The scholarship is only awarded for programs starting in fall semester August 2013 and focus mainly on master’s level. A few scholarships will be awarded for studies at bachelor’s level. About 600 different study programs at Swedish universities are eligible for a scholarship..

About Scholarship:
 The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Masters Programmes are targeted at highly qualified students from 12 developing countries with which Sweden conducts long-term development cooperation. The Study Scholarships are awarded for studies in Sweden mainly on second cycle (Master’s level) from autumn 2013. A few scholarships will be awarded for studies at first cycle (undergraduate) level.

The online application form for the academic year 2013/2014 will be open between February 1-11, 2013.
Scholarship Offered Since: Longer than 2007

Who is Eligible? 
 The scholarships are intended for students from the below-mentioned target groups for full time studies in Sweden. There is no age limit for scholarship holders.
Scholarships cannot be granted for students who:

  • Have already lived in Sweden for two years or more previous to the scholarship period.
  • Have a permanent residence or work permit in Sweden.
  • Have previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for studies at Master’s level or research at a Swedish university. However students who have attended a Swedish Institute summer course in the Swedish language may apply.
  • Already hold a Master’s degree from a Swedish university/university college.
  • Are currently enrolled in a study program on Bachelor’s or Master’s level at a Swedish university or university college.

How Many Scholarships are available?
 About 200 scholarships will be awarded for studies in Sweden, starting in August 2013.

What is the benefit?

 The scholarship covers both the tuition fee (which is paid directly to the Swedish university/university college by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000 per month.

How long will sponsorship last?
 The scholarships are usually granted for one academic year, i.e. for two semesters at a time, but will be extended for programs longer than two semesters provided that study results are satisfactory.

Which African Countries is Eligible?
 The program is only available to citizens of the following African countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Where will it be taken (country): Sweden
Application Deadline: 
The application period for Swedish Institute Study scholarship will be 1 to 11 February 2013.

Scholarship offered annually? Yes

How to apply for a scholarship:  
First apply for studies at a Swedish University:
 Prior to applying for a scholarship, you must apply for a study program at the Swedish official online application service University Admissions, www.universityadmissions.se  Deadline for applications is January 15, 2013. You can apply for a maximum of four study programs.
Submit the payment of your application fee to University Admissions before February 1, 2013.

Then apply for a scholarship: 
The scholarship application period for the academic year 2013/2014 will be February 1-11, 2013.
Please note that your application fee to University Admissions must be paid before you submit your scholarship application to the Swedish Institute.
The eligible study programs for SI scholarships have been selected by the Swedish universities. The list of eligible study programs can be found here.

Sponsors: The Swedish Institute
How can I get more information?
 If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the The Swedish Institute Scholarship Website



  1. Hello everyone,
    I’m one of si scholarship applicants from developing countries. Now i received notification of admission for place at Mid Sweden University.
    What I want to know from u now is that is there any possibility to be awarded the si scholarship since the course that I wrote on scholarship application form is different which were at Halmstad University??

  2. please I’m a Cameroonian and wish to apply for any Swedish scholarship for the master program for the academic year 2014/2015 and i don’t know how to go about it. please i will be happy if someone does help me. thanks

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