550 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries 2014/ 2015

Brief description

2014/2015 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for up to 200 students from Developing Countries (see list below) to study for Undergraduate and Master’s degree programme. Scholarship application period: 3-11 February 2014.

Accepted Subject Areas?

The scholarship focus mainly on master’s level. A few scholarships will be awarded for studies at bachelor’s level. About 600 different study programs at Swedish universities are eligible for a scholarship.

About Scholarship

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly-qualified students and are awarded for studies in Sweden starting in an autumn semester. The scholarships are intended for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden and cover both living costs and tuition fees.
The Swedish Institute is looking for applicants who display both intellectual ability and leadership potential and welcome applications regardless of age, gender and religious beliefs.

The online application form for the academic year 2014/2015 will be open between February 3-11, 2013.

Scholarship Offered Since: Longer than 2007

Who is eligible?

The scholarships are intended for students from the below-mentioned target groups for full time studies in Sweden. There is no age limit for scholarship holders.

Scholarships cannot be granted for students who:

  • Has already lived in Sweden for two years or more previous to the scholarship period.
  • Has Swedish or EU/EEA-citizenship, a permanent residence permit or a work permit in Sweden. (Not applicable for students from Syria.)
  • Has previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for master’s level studies or research at a Swedish university/university college.
  • Already holds a degree from a Swedish university/university college.
  • Is currently enrolled in a study programme at a Swedish university/university college.

Number of Scholarships: For 2014-2015, approximately 450 scholarships will be granted within Category 1, and approximately 100 scholarships will be granted within Category 2.

Scholarship Benefit

The scholarship covers both the tuition fee (which is paid directly to the Swedish university/university college by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000 per month.

Duration of Scholarships

The scholarships are usually granted for one academic year, i.e. for two semesters at a time, but will be extended for programs longer than two semesters provided that study results are satisfactory.

Which African Countries is Eligible?

The program is only available to citizens of the following African countries: Algeria, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Morocco, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Other Developing Countries?

Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

To be taken in (country): Sweden

Application Deadline: The application period for Swedish Institute Study scholarship will be 3to 11 February 2014.

Scholarship offered annually? Yes

How to apply

Click Here to learn how to apply

Sponsors: The Swedish Institute

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  1. abebe says


  2. Hamsi Shomari says

    I am a Tanzanian, I want to study masters of environment studies under your scholarship programme. My first degree Bachelor of arts with education (subjects: History and Geography).

  3. Hamsi Shomari says

    I am a Tanzanian, I want to study masters of environment studies under your scholarship programme. My first degree, Bachelor of arts with education (subjects: History and Geography).

  4. JOHN KABUGA says

    i have a bachelors degree in chemistry.can i get a your scholarship to study a masters in surface and material chemistry

  5. David Rutatinisibwa Augustine says

    I am a Tanzanian with bachelor degree in doctor of medicine of which i completed in the year 2010, before i had a diploma in clinical medicine and work fr 5 yrs in mission hospital owned by Evangelical church in North western part of Tanzania. I am hereby to apply for scholarship in any university on Masters in Public health or epidemiology.
    Yours truly

  6. Joaquim.L.Shayo says

    I have bachelor degree in Law,can i apply your scholarship to study a masters studies under your scholarship program me?

  7. geoffrey mulenga says

    Dear Sir
    Am a Zambian currently studying Bachelor Double Degrees in Criminology and International Studies at Monash University in South Africa.

    I would however,like to request from your establishment if at all the financial aid you offers can be extended to me.If that is not possible.Where then, through your knowledge may i be able to access this financial aid facility.

    I thank you as i wait to hearing from you soon.

    Geoffrey Mulenga

  8. Asamenew Gobe says

    Dear Sir/Madam:
    Hello, my name is Asamenew from Ethiopia. Sir,i do have B.A degree in Tourism Management and curently working i culture and tourism bureau. Sir,i want to continue for masters programe in Tourism and hospitality industry in your respected university. Sir, i want to be considerd if the course is avialiable in the list of 2012 free scholarship.
    Thank you.


    Dear sir/madam, My name is John from Kenya currently undertaking Bachelor degree in commerce.I will be gratefull if given scholarship to persue another degree in law.

  10. Tiratu Belay says


    I’m from Ethiopia, a graduate of Geography and Environmental Studies.I’m much interested in pursuing further studies in related disciplines on a scholarship basis.Would you please consider my request and offer me this scholarship?

    Thank you in advance!

  11. Tesfay Berihu says

    Dear Sir/Madam: I am from Ethiopia,I have Bachelor Degree in Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection.I am too much eager to pursue masters studies related to my B.Sc. in your institution scholarship basis.
    Would you please consider my application in your scholarship? Thank you in advance!

  12. says

    I am tedros berhe and I am from ethiopia I am aba degree holder in cooperatives accounting and auditing.i am now a senior auditor in of the non governmental organization.if you provide me a fee free scholar ship in any field of social science I just want say thank you from the bottom of my heart and I will be a helping ambassador of netherlands.

  13. says

    My name is Ebrahim Musa from Ethiopia. I am currently studding Bachelor’s degree in TVET_Garment in Engineering program. My dream is to be fashion designer.By the will of You I am looking forward to receiving the opportunity to study at your university. I would like to thank you for considering me as applicants.

  14. Boonaa Arsii says

    My name is Jemal Abuna Umer I have BA degree in Business Administration and Information Systems from Addis Ababa University. I am currently Working as Junior Personnel Officer in Cooperative Bank of Oromia S.C, I am looking for Scholarship with financial Aid to study abroad in MA level in any available university, Please at last I am eager to hear from any assistance giving organization at jemal96@gmail.com.

  15. says

    My name is Asamenew originally from Ethiopia. graduating in tourism Management, 2009 from Gondar university, presently work in culture and tourism office.To further my education and career, I think picking up scholarship is another option.I wonder if you help me in providing information on free scholarship and if you provide me, and considered me for the scholar.

  16. Kelvin says

    I’m a Nigerian Graduate with a first class honours in Industrial and Production engineering from the University of Ibadan.Can I apply?

  17. says

    I am ntehyune ayuba from cameroon. I am a graduate of accountancy from buea university in cameroon I need info that can enable me have an undergraduate scholarship from any european country or a master degree in business related courses.

  18. Terefe Jima says

    I am an Ethiopian with bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and Master Degree in Energy Technology shall i get some departments which can invite me for Master degree in Industrial engieering and management or Phd in Energy Technology/sustainable energy?

  19. says

    My name is Natnael Gezahegn from Ethiopia. I am graduated from one of the university in Ethiopia which is Dilla University In Mathematics(Bachelor of Education) in 2011, and currently I am a high school Mathematics teacher. I need a Masters degree free scholarship Education in Sweden in any related field of my study. Thank you for your help!

  20. Mahamud Mahamednur says

    My name is mahammud mahamednur from Ethiopia. I am graduated from Admass universty collage. In Sales Deploma.I want to study degree in marketing & related fields.thank yuo for acceptans me.

  21. yohanismengistu@gmail.com says

    i am Ethiopian and have B.A Degree in sociology with 2 years of work experience. so, i want to study your masters program under your masters program

  22. says

    Am Paul from Namibia, Namibia is also a Developing Nation and it s not listed, can we also in Namibia apply for these scholarship even if we are not listed?

  23. says

    I am from Bangladesh and I have completed my MBBS here.now I want to apply for MS in Sweden.plz inform me what are the papers I have to submit along with application for getting chance.

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