Study in Sweden: Uppsala University Masters Scholarship 2022/2023 for Developing Countries

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Ifeoma Chuks

The King Carl Gustaf Scholarship is aimed at students who live in unsafe and dangerous conditions in areas of conflict outside Europe. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Sweden’s Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 29 August 2022.

Application Timeline:

  • Apply for admission from 16th Oct 2021 – 15th January 2022
  • Scholarship Application opens: 16th January 2022
  • Application closes: 1st February 2022.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Honduras, Mali, The Philippines, Somalia, South Korea or Yemen.

To be taken at (country): Sweden

Field of Study: All

Type: Master’s taught


  • You must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Mexico, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen.
  • You must show why you are particularly vulnerable and therefore in need of the educational environment at Uppsala University, as well as that you have the academic talent required.
  • You can only be awarded a King Carl Gustaf scholarship for a Master’s programme at Uppsala University chosen as first priority (the programme which you have ranked the highest of the four programmes you can choose at University Admissions).
  • You must have applied for the Master’s programme before the University Admissions deadline.
  • You must meet the entry requirements for the programme you applied to. The application fee and your complete supporting documents must be received by University Admissions before the deadline.

Selection Process: Uppsala University’s scholarships for tuition liable students are merit-based and are awarded to academically talented students who show an interest in belonging to an educational milieu. Information about your academic performance is taken from the supporting documents you submit when applying to Master’s or Bachelor’s studies. The written motivation in your online scholarship application is also taken into account. Financial need does not factor into the awarding.

The scholarship selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the programme selection process. To gain entrance to the programme, and be awarded a scholarship, students must meet all general and specific entry requirements. The application fee and supporting documents must also be received before the deadline. Students who submit incomplete applications or do not apply in time will not be considered for scholarships at Uppsala University.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Complete tuition waiver

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year

How to Apply: The application period for scholarships from Uppsala University will be open from16 January – 1 February 2022. Therefore, the link to the online scholarship application form will be found on 16 January 2022.

However, application for admission is open. You must have applied and received admission to get this scholarship so apply today.

Documentation to send:

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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