Top Scholarships for international students to study in Sweden

International students (non EU/EEA/Swiss citizens) should pay the tuition fees. For some study programmes such as design and art, the tuition fees are very high.

The good news is the Swedish government and many private funding organizations in Sweden offer various scholarships. In this post, we list some of the best scholarships that you can apply for if you want to pursue your study in Sweden with a sponsor!

All scholarships of swedish institutes and universities are listed in the following table.

Title InstitutesDeadline
BTH Scholarships
Blekinge Institute of TechnologyOpen
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for South Africa
Swedish InstitutesJanuary
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for international students.
Swedish InstitutesJanuary
Visby Programme Scholarships for master’s level studies for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.Swedish InstitutesFebruary
Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research
Swedish InstitutesJanuary
Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme for master’s level studies.Swedish InstitutesJanuary
Swedish-Turkish Scholarship Programme for PhD studies and postdoctoral research.
Swedish InstitutesJanuary
SI Scholarships for the Western Balkans for PhD studies and postdoctoral research.Swedish InstitutesJanuary
Avancez ScholarshipsChalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
The IPOET (International Programme Office for Education and Training) ScholarshipsChalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
The Sievert Larsson Scholarship for Thai students
Chalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
Volvo Car Corporation Scholarships for Chinese Master's Students.

Chalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
Volvo Group Scholarship for indian and chinese studentsChalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
The Chalmers Mastercard Scholarship
Chalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
US Friends of Chalmers Scholarship
Chalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
Adlerbert Study Scholarships for citizens of 143 countriesChalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
Saab Scholarship for Indonesian Master’s StudentChalmers University of TechnologyJanuary
Alfred Ots Scholarship Fund for Estonian studentsChalmers University of TechnologyMarch
6 Global Study Awards (GSA)Chalmers University of TechnologyJune, September
Adlerbert Foreign Student Hospitality Foundation for enrolled studentsChalmers University of TechnologyFebruary
Adlerbert 60th Anniversary Scholarships Chalmers University of TechnologyVarious
The Energy Scholarship Energiförbättring Väst AB
Chalmers University of TechnologyMarch
Rolf Sörmans fond
Chalmers University of TechnologyMay
RISH - Rotary International Student House Scholarship FundChalmers University of TechnologyOctober
International Student Scholarships Dalarna UniversityJanuary
Halmstad University scholarshipsHalmstad UniversityVarious
Scholarships from Jönköping University
Jönköping UniversityApril
Karlstad University Global ScholarshipKarlstad UniversityFebruary
The Karolinska Institutet Global Master's ScholarshipsKarolinska Institutet October
Chinese Scholarship CouncilKarolinska Institutet Various
Domestic scholarship funds eligible for master studies at Karolinska InstitutetKarolinska Institutet Various
Deferment of student loans in the United States
Karolinska Institutet Various
Student loans in British Columbia, Canada
Karolinska Institutet Various
Kristianstad University Scholarship
Kristianstad University February
Royal Institute of Technology scholarships Royal Institute of Technology Various
Linköping University scholarshipsLinköping UniversityApril
Linnaeus University ScholarshipLinnaeus University August, January
Lund University Global Scholarship
Lund UniversityVarious
Scholarship for the Master's Programme in Industrial Design
Lund UniversityVarious
Malmö University Master's Scholarship (MUMS)
Malmö University January
Tuition Fee Scholarship of Mid Sweden University
Mid Sweden UniversityApril
Mälardalen University scholarship programme
Mälardalen University February
Many Stockholm School of Economics Scholarships Stockholm School of EconomicsVarious
Stockholm University ScholarshipStockholm UniversityVarious
Stockholm Arbitration Scholarship for China
Stockholm UniversityVarious
Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) Scholarship
Stockholm UniversityVarious
Umeå University scholarshipUmeå UniversityJanuary
University of Borås scholarshipUniversity of BoråsVarious
University of Gothenburg scholarshipUniversity of GothenburgVarious
University of Gävle scholarshipUniversity of GävleAugust
University of Skövde Scholarship University of SkövdeVarious
Erasmus+ traineeship
University of SkövdeVarious
Scholarship of Uppsala UniversityUppsala UniversityVarious
Scholarship of Örebro UniversityÖrebro UniversityVarious
ASEM-DUO Fellowship ProgrammeKorea, Singapore, Thailand, Sweden, Belgium/Flanders,Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels, Denmark and FranceVarious

You can also find more details about the study programs in various european countries such as admission requirements, the cost of student life, tuition fees and how to apply for a PhD programs.

The salary tariffs of PhD students, Postdoc researcher and Professors in various countries are described in detail in the following links:

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