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.
Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities
Level/Field(s) of study:
The list of eligible master’s programmes for SISGP 2021/2022 will be published at the official website by the middle of November 2020.
Number of Scholarships:
An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.
Students from the following 42 countries:
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; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
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.
To be eligible for SISGP, you must have had at least 3,000 hours’ work experience prior to 9 February 2021 from a maximum of three organisations/companies. Applicants must be from an eligible country (see above). You must be able to demonstrate your previous leadership experience from your current or previous employment or civil society. You must also be admitted (including conditionally admitted) to one of the eligible master’s programmes at Swedish Universities by 9 April 2021.
There are also other conditions regarding dual citizenship, previous residence and studies in Sweden, and more. Read the complete eligibility criteria at the official website.
Applications for Global Professionals 2021 opens on 8 February 2021.
- To begin with, apply for a master’s programme at universityadmissions.se, between 16 October 2020 – 15 January 2021.
- Apply for an SI scholarship between 8-18 February 2021, following the instructions at the official website. The application form will be available at the official website in December 2020 /January 2021.
It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/swedish-institute-scholarships-for-global-professionals/