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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals 2022

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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home countries and regions. In 2022 the Swedish Institute will grant about 350 scholarships for master’s degree studies in Sweden.

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The programme is funded by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. It offers you a unique opportunity to develop both professionally and academically, experience Swedish society and culture, and build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and other scholarship holders.

Degree level

Master’s

Programmes

Click here for the List of eligible master programmes for the SISGP call.

Scholarship Coverage

  1. Full tuition fee coverage. The fee is paid directly by SI to your Swedish university in the beginning of each semester.
  2. A monthly payment of SEK 10,000 to cover your living expenses throughout the study period.
  3. Insurance against illness and accident.
  4. Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build a network while in Sweden.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 Zimbabwethe 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.
  7. For Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation and Ukrainethe 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 Criteria

  • You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for SI scholarships.
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Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply to the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

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

  • 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 programmes by the 7th of April 2022. That is, you must have paid the application fee for master’s programmes to University Admissions by the deadline 1 February 2022
  • You must have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated work experience. (visit https://si.se/en/apply/sisgp-who-can-apply/#other to understand how to calculate employment hours to make sure you qualify. Applicants will be required to provide certification of 3,000 work hours);
  • You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or from civil society engagements.
  • The master’s programmes you apply for must be eligible for SI scholarships. We give priority to programmes within certain subject areas, depending on your country of citizenship.
  • 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.

Read More Here on the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA.

How to Apply

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Follow the Steps HERE to apply.

No applications after the above deadlines will be considered.

Contact

For inquiries about the universities and/or course of study in Sweden, contact University Admissions in Sweden or your preferred university(ies) directly at: https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start.

For any inquiries regarding studies in Sweden or the scholarship please contact oskar.nielsen@gov.se at the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria.

List of eligible master programmes for the SISGP call 

Swedish university application link

FAQ – Scholarships on master’s level

Read HERE for Frequently Asked Questions about Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

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