Stockholm University Scholarships 2024/2025 in Sweden

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Applications are open for the Stockholm University Scholarships 2024/2025 in Sweden, which offer opportunities and provide financial support for international students pursuing Master’s programs. Apply now to be part of a dynamic academic community that nurtures future leaders.

When is Application Deadline:

The application deadline to apply for the Stockholm University Scholarships 2024/2025 in Sweden is August 15, 2024.

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Tell Me About the Award:

The Stockholm University Scholarships 2024/2025 are designed to attract the brightest minds to Sweden. Offering full or partial tuition waivers, these scholarships alleviate the financial stress of studying abroad.

Stockholm University Scholarships are open to international students, these scholarships cover a significant portion of tuition fees, making higher education in Sweden more accessible. The scholarships foster a diverse and inclusive campus, encouraging cultural exchange and global perspectives.

List of Stockholm University Scholarships 2024-2025:

#1. Stockholm University Scholarship Scheme

The Scholarship Scheme at Stockholm University is aimed at especially qualified students and covers the whole tuition fee for a Master’s programme at Stockholm University. This means that students will need to cover their living costs.

#2. Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute (SI), a government agency, offers scholarships each year for international students. Only students with citizenship from certain selected countries are eligible for an SI scholarship.

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

#3. Scholarships in Arbitration Law

Two scholarships are also usually available to specifically study the master programme in International Commercial Arbitration Law (ICAL). These are the Stockholm Arbitration Scholarship (SAS) and the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) Scholarship. These scholarships cover the cost of the tuition and are therefore a funding opportunity for students with citizenships outside the EU/EEA.

Find details about the ICAL scholarships under “More information” on this link 

#4. Scholarships offered by other organizations

Various organizations and foundations around the world offer scholarships for studies abroad. On you can find a list of scholarships for students from a variety of countries as well as country-specific scholarships.

Other Scholarships


Bachelor, Master, PhD Scholarships

Who can Apply?

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be: 

  • a citizen from a country outside of EU/EEA/Switzerland and be required to pay tuition fees for studies.
  • admitted to a Master’s programme at Stockholm University in the first (international) admission round.

Stockholm University Scholarship Scheme

  • Applicants must demonstrate outstanding academic performance and potential.
  • Must be admitted to a Master’s program at Stockholm University.
  • Primarily for students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

  • Applicants must be from one of the eligible countries specified by the Swedish Institute.
  • Proven leadership experience and professional work experience are required.
  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be admitted to an eligible Master’s program at  Stockholm University.

Scholarships in Arbitration Law (SAS and SAA)

  • Open to students with citizenship outside the EU/EEA.
  • Must be enrolled in the International Commercial Arbitration Law (ICAL) Master’s program.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and a strong interest in arbitration law.

How are Applicants Selected?

The selection process emphasizes academic excellence, leadership qualities, and a commitment to societal impact. The selection will be based on the academic merits of the applicants and priority will be given to students with Stockholm University as their first choice on

Which Countries are Eligible?

All nationalities

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

  • Financial aid is provided by tuition fee waivers, either full or partial.
  • Access to top-notch research resources and facilities.
  • Scholarships are given out in accordance with leadership potential and academic success.
  • Obtaining prestigious recognition improves resumes and draws in potential employers.
  • Global viewpoints and cross-cultural exchange are fostered in an inclusive and diverse setting.
  • Contact with eminent instructors and classmates from different backgrounds.
  • Creates a global network of contacts for one’s future career aspirations.

How to Apply:

Step 1. Find a programme/course

Stockholm University offers single courses, five Bachelor’s programmes and more than 100 Master’s programmes with English as the language of instruction.

A full list of all courses and programmes at Stockholm University is available via the online course-catalogue.

Find course or programme

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Step 2. Check that you meet the entry requirements

Check that you fulfil both the general requirements for studying at the University, and the special requirements for the programme/course you are interested in.

Entry requirements for master’s programmes

Entry requirements for bachelor’s level studies

English requirements

Step 3. Apply online

Create an account and submit your online application via the central Swedish application site and pay the application fee/document fee exemption.

Step 4. Submit your documentation

In order to document your eligibility, you must provide University Admissions in Sweden with copies of your previous study information and document your English proficiency. All documents should be submitted to the central Swedish system They are not processed directly by Stockholm University.

It is important that you read the instructions on how to document your eligibility. Be sure to read about what you need to submit, and how your documents must be submitted, below.

Provide application documents (Bachelor’s)

Provide application documents (Master’s)

Additional documents

Whether or not you need to submit additional documents to those stated at is decided by the individual department responsible for the course or programme. If additional documentation is needed it will be stated on the course or programme website in our course catalogue:

Step 5. Selection

If the number of eligible applicants exceeds the number of places available, there is a selection among the applicants. Applicants are grouped into categories and then ranked on the basis of their qualifications. The highest ranked candidates are offered a place.

Selection among applicants – Bachelor’s programmes and courses

At the undergraduate level a general rule is that at least one third of all places are allocated on the basis of final school grades.

Selection among applicants – Master’s programmes and courses

The selection is based on a cumulative assessment of one or more of the following factors: number of Higher Education Credits, grades of academic courses, the quality/subject of the Bachelor’s Thesis, relevant work and/or research experience, motivation letter and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme in question. The selection criteria for each course or programme are specified on the course or programme page on Stockholm University’s online course catalogue.

Selection groups at Stockholm University

For master’s programmes in business the selection is based on GMAT or GRE test scores (GRE-results are converted to GMAT-scores). You can find more information and instructions on how to submit your GMAT/GRE result on the Stockholm Business School website.

Step 6. Receive the Notification of Selection Results

After the selection is processed, results are posted on, both in the ‘Applications’ tab and in the pdf document Notification of Selection Results. This is the official document in which you will see whether:

You have been admitted – This means that you have been offered a place in the course or study programme. 

Information for admitted students

Conditionally admitted applicants
Your application has been deleted – This means that you did not meet the entry requirements. The term ‘Deleted’ may also mean that you have been offered a place in a course or study programme you gave higher priority to in your application.
You have been placed on a waiting/reserve list – This means you have been placed on a waiting list.

Information for students on the Waiting/reserve list

Please note that if you applied to the Second round autumn or spring semester (15 April and 15 October application deadlines), you must reply to your first Notification of Selection Results in order to keep the places you’ve been offered, or to be placed on the reserve/waiting list for the second selection round. 

You can find more information about the Notification of selection results here

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