top of page

Apply for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) 2020/2021

Brief Description We grant scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2020. We will publish a list of master’s programmes that are eligible for SI scholarships for the academic year 2020/2021 by 6 November 2019.To begin with, apply for a master’s programme at, between 16 October 2019 – 15 January 2020. Apply for an SI scholarship between 10-20 February 2020, follow the instructions below. An estimated 300 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s degree studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2020. The competition for SI scholarships is very high. Usually, 2-6 % of the applicants are awarded an SISGP scholarship. We recommend that you also look for other scholarship opportunities from your government, from organisations in your country, or from Swedish universities.

Benefits Tuition fees: pay directly to the Swedish university by SI Living expenses of SEK 10,000/month Travel grant of SEK 15,000 * Insurance against illness and accident Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build your network while in Sweden Membership of the SI Alumni Network after your scholarship period – a platform for continued networking and further professional development Eligibility

  • Work experience: You must have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated employment.

  • Leadership experience: You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

  • Country of citizenship: You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship programme.

  • Master's programmes: The master's studies must be eligible for SI scholarships.

  • University admissions: You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 3 April 2020.

For more information, click here


bottom of page