Swedish Institute scholarships

The Swedish Institute (SI), a government agency, offers scholarships each year for international students and researchers coming to Sweden. Search below to find out if you’re eligible for an SI scholarship.

Select your degree level and country of citizenship to see available scholarships.

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Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund

The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund is open to applicants from the United States. The scholarship is intended for professional enrichment and is thus not applicable to studies or work related to academic degrees.

Guest Scholarship Programme

The programme aims at strengthening and developing research relevant to capacity building and fighting poverty in programme countries. An estimated 20 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2014/2015.

Swedish Institute Scholarships for the Western Balkans

The programme aims to promote democratic, economic and social development through supporting know-how and transfer of knowledge to advanced students within these areas.

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly-qualified students and are awarded for studies in Sweden starting in an autumn semester. The scholarships are intended for full-time master's level studies in Sweden and cover both living costs and tuition fees.

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for South African students

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly-qualified students and are awarded for studies in Sweden starting in an autumn semester. The scholarships are intended for full-time master's level studies in Sweden and cover both living costs and tuition fees.

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Syrian students

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly-qualified students and are awarded for studies in Sweden starting in an autumn semester. The scholarships are intended for full-time master's level studies in Sweden and cover both living costs and tuition fees.

Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme for master’s level studies

The programme aims to promote democratic and social development through supporting know-how and transfer of knowledge to advanced students within these areas.

Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme for PhD studies and post-doctoral research

The programme aims at supporting advanced level studies and research within the social sciences in order to increase knowledge to enable Turkey to enter the European Union. An estimated 4-5 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2014/2015.

Visby Programme Scholarships for master’s level studies

The aim of the Visby Programme is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region, centred on the Baltic Sea, but also bridging to the Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation.

Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research

The aim of the Visby Programme is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region, centered on the Baltic Sea, but also bridging to the Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation. About 45 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2014/2015.

Fees and costs

Tuition fees, health insurance and other expenses: what to budget for when planning your studies in Sweden.

University scholarships

Swedish universities offer a range of scholarships for international students.