Sweden Government Scholarship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Very Good news coming from Sweden 🇸🇪. The Sweden Government Scholarship 2024/25 is now open. International students can now start exploring degree programs and make sure to apply for master’s degree programs by 15th January 2024. From 12th Feb 2024, you will be able to apply for the Swedish Institute (SI) Global Professional Scholarship 2024. The SI Scholarship is managed by the Swedish Institute (SI) which is a government agency.

The Swedish Institute (SI) Scholarships in sweden for international students is a Fully funded scholarship to over 700 master’s programs. The duration of the master’s program can be either one year or two years. IELTS is NOT required for the SI Global Scholarship. But you have to fulfill the University admission requirements. More details, on the application process for the Sweden Government Scholarship 2024 are given below.

Details About Sweden Government Scholarship 2024 (Fully Funded) 

  • Host Country: Sweden
  • Scholarship Name: Swedish Institute (SI) Global Professional Scholarship
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Admission Deadline: 15th January 2024
  • SI Scholarship Deadline: 28th February 2024

No Swedish Institute (SI) Scholarships

300 Scholarships were awarded in 2023 according to the Swedish Institute.

Financial Coverage

The Swedish Institute Global Scholarship is a Fully funded scholarship to study in sweden. The SI scholarship 2024 includes:

  • Full tuition fee coverage.
  • A monthly payment of SEK 12,000 for living expenses.
  • Insurance against illness and accident.
  • A travel grant of SEK 15,000.
  • Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Professionals (NFGP).

Also, Check Top European Government Scholarships in 2023 (Fully Funded) – Check this list. Many scholarships are open in Europe.

Study Fields

There are over 700 of the 1000 English-taught master’s programs in Sweden. A wide range of degree programs are funded by the SI Global Scholarship such as:

Humanities, Agricultural Science, Medicine and public health, Natural science, Social science, and Technology.

  • Master’s studies beginning in the autumn 2024 semester.
  • You have to apply for the courses that are open for Autumn 2024. An example is given in the image below.
  • Choose a Master’s program from https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/search (the list will be uploaded in November)
Source: https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/search

Duration of Scholarship

The academic scholarship provided for full-time, one- or two-year, master’s studies in Sweden.

Eligibility Criteria

International students must fulfill these requirements:

  • You must secure admission to a Swedish University and get an offer letter by January 2024.
  • You must apply for an eligible Master’s degree program.
  • You must be a citizen of an eligible country.
  • You must have completed 3000 hours of previous work experience.

Note: Valid work experience includes both full-time and part-time employment, for instance as an employee, freelancer, or employer.

Eligible Countries for the SI Scholarship (Swedish Institute)

Please note that only eligible countries can apply for the Swedish Institute (SI) Global Professional Scholarship 2024.

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

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; Rwanda; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

It does not mean that citizens of other countries can not apply for the sweden scholarships.

Citizens of all other Countries

Citizens of other countries can also apply to the Autumn 2024 Master program till 15 January 2024 via https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/search and can apply for other Sweden scholarships.

Visit the Scholarship database https://studyinsweden.se/scholarships/

How to Apply for the Sweden Government Scholarship 2024?

The Application Process for the SI Global Professionals Scholarship:

Step 1: Apply for a Master Program via University Admissions

This process is centralized. You can apply for up to 4 master’s programs. Here you can find the list of eligible programs for the SI scholarship 2024/2025.

  • Go to UniversityAdmissions.se search for courses for Autumn 2024 and apply for your master’s program (s) by 15 January 2024.
  • You will get a personal application number consisting of eight digits after completing your application.
  • If you have any questions related to university admissions Please contact University Admissions

Step 2: Apply for a Global Professionals Scholarship (SI)

The SI scholarship portal will open on 1st November 2023 and will close on 28th February 2024.

  • Prepare these documents for the SI Scholarship:
    • CV 2024/2025. The CV should not exceed three pages
    • Two reference letters.
    • Proof of work experience
    • Valid Passport Copy
    • Motivation Letter

Key Dates for Sweden Government Scholarship 2024

  • 16 October 2023 – 15 January 2024: Apply to Swedish master’s programs through University Admissions. 
  • 12-28th February 2024: The application portal for the SI Scholarship is open.
  • 21st March 2024: University admissions announcement day.
  • 25th April 2024: SI Scholarship announcement day.
  • FAQ – SI Scholarship for Global Professionals


Are Swedish Institute scholarships 2024 in Sweden fully funded?

Yes, the SI Global Professional Scholarship 2024 is a Fully funded scholarship in sweden that covers Tuition, living, traveling costs, and health insurance.

How many people get the SI scholarship?

In 2023, 300 scholarships were awarded.

How much scholarship can I get in Sweden?

Swedish Institute offers a Fully Funded scholarship. However, there are other scholarship programs are also available listed at https://studyinsweden.se/scholarships/

Furthermore, each university has its scholarship. Check out the list of Scholarships in Sweden 2024 for International Students

Sweden Job Seeker Visa

Job seekers from all countries can also apply for the Sweden Job Seeker Visa. This visa allows individuals to look for Jobs without a Job offer from sweden.

Wish you the best of luck with your sweden Journey. I pray that the deserving and hardworking students get this scholarship.

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