Swedish Institute scholarships for 2017/2018

The Swedish Institute (SI) will be offering scholarships to talented students from select countries for the 2017/2018 academic year. Scholarships are offered to students who will be starting a master’s programme or PhD position in autumn 2017.

The application deadline of the various scholarship programmes can vary; see each scholarship programme for more information.

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships and Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme for master’s students first application steps takes place between 1 December 2016 – 16 January 2017. Start preparing your application early!

Which scholarships will be available for 2017/2018?

The following scholarship programmes will be accepting applications for studies starting autumn 2017:

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships – Full scholarships for master’s students who are citizens of countries on the OECD/DAC list (excluding countries part of existing Swedish Institute master’s programme scholarships).

Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme – Full scholarships for master’s students from Turkey.

Swedish Institute Scholarship for the Western Balkans – Funding for research projects by PhD students and postdocs from the Western Balkans within the fields of social sciences.

Visby Programme – Scholarships for master’s students and funding for PhD students and postdocs from countries around the Baltic Sea and EU Eastern Partnership countries and Russia.

Am I eligible?

Eligibility varies by programme; see each scholarship’s page on the Swedish Institute’s website for details.

How do I apply?

The application process varies by programme; see each scholarship’s page on the Swedish Institute’s website for details.

My country isn’t part of any of the available scholarship programmes this year. What can I do?

If you aren’t eligible for any Swedish institute scholarships, there are still many scholarship programmes that may be available to you.

See University scholarships to find information on the scholarships offered by each university.

Other scholarships are available through a variety of sources.


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