Scholarship nameSwedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals
Sponsored organizationSwedish Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Host instituteSwedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities
Scholarship Amount$Fully funded
Scholarship DurationUp to two years
Student Country of OriginArmenia, 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, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship programme which replaces the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes at Swedish Universities in the Autumn semester 2021.
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 region.
The award gives priority to applicants who choose master’s studies that contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. See list: https://si.se/app/uploads/2019/11/eligible-masters-programmes-si-scholarships-for-global-professionals-2020-2021.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3eIQpF9VUFEOrPnyqjgb1ZmqXYH2po6ckKk9Qn7rePZsuKcpcjA6SzmiI
The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 10,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders living outside Sweden).
The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester.
There are no additional grants for family members. It also doesn’t cover the application fee to University Admissions.