2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries

2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries , and applications are submitted till 20 January 2016. Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden is inviting applications for Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS). Scholarships are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2016. An estimated 300 scholarships will be available. Scholarships will only be granted to candidates who have followed the steps of the university admission and been admitted to one of the eligible master programmes in Sweden. The scholarships cover both living costs and tuition fees. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): | Sweden

Level: Full-time Master's level studies

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the universities.

Deadline: 20 January 2016.

Funded By: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and administered by the Swedish Institute (SI)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for developing countries are targeted for Citizens of Afghanistan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Armenia, Albania, Angola, Kenya, Bolivia, Algeria, Bangladeshi, Tajikistan, Cabo Verde, Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Argentina, Bhutan, Congo, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Belarus, Burundi, Egypt, Belize, Cambodia, El Salvador, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Central African Republic, Georgia, Botswana, Chad, Ghana , Brazil, Comoros, Guatemala, Chile, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guyana, China (People’s Republic of), Djibouti, Honduras, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, India, Cook Islands, Eritrea, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Ethiopia , Kosovo, Cuba, Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Dominica, Guinea, Micronesia, Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Moldova, Ecuador, Haiti, Mongolia, Fiji, Kiribati, Morocco, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, Gabon, Lesotho, Nigeria, Grenada, Liberia, Pakistan, Iran, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Iraq, Malawi , Paraguay, Jamaica, Mali, Philippines, Jordan, Mauritania, Samoa, Kazakhstan, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, Myanmar, Swaziland, Libya, 

Nepal, Syrian Arab Republic, Malaysia, Niger, Tokelau, Maldives, Rwanda, Ukraine, Marshall Islands, Sao Tome and Principe, Uzbekistan, Mauritius, Senegal, Vietnam, Mexico, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Montenegro, Solomon Islands, Montserrat, Somalia, Namibia, South Sudan, Nauru, Sudan, Niue, Tanzania, Palau, Timor-Leste, Panama ,Togo, Peru, Tuvalu, Saint Helena, Uganda, Saint Lucia, Vanuatu, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines Yemen, Serbia, Zambia, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna can apply for Swedish Institute Study Scholarships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.

Scholarship Duration: The scholarship is intended for full-time Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship covers: The scholarship covers both tuition fees (paid directly to the Swedish university/university college by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000 per month. There are no additional grants for family members. The scholarship period cannot be altered or extended beyond the study programme period, nor can the scholarship be transferred to a study programme other than the awarded one.

Travel grants: Scholarship holders from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients receive a travel grant in connection with their scholarship. The travel grant is a one-time payment of SEK 15,000.

Insurance: Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance and Personal Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.

Description

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2016. The 2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries cover both living costs and tuition fees. An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.

Eligibility

‣ The 2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries (SISS) aims at diversity. Institute welcomes applicants regardless of age, gender or religious beliefs. Applicants must come from a SISS-eligible country, and show proof of work and leadership experience. Scholarships will only be granted to candidates who have followed the steps of the university admission and been admitted to one of the eligible master programmes in Sweden. The programme is open to three different categories of countries.

Approximately 100 scholarships within each category will be available.

Citizens of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine cannot apply within this programme, but are instead eligible within other SI scholarship programmes.

Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Category 2: Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Syria.

Up to 25 scholarships within Category 2 will be allocated for applicants from South Africa (10) and Syria (15), for which there are separate initiatives. The remaining scholarships will be allocated to the remaining countries within this category.

Category 3: Candidates with citizenships from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients other than the above, or ODA countries included in other SI scholarship programmes, can apply within this category.


Notification of 2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries Results 

Successful candidates from the first step will be notified via email in early February 2016.


Scholarship Application Method

To be considered for 2016-2017 Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for Developing Countries ou must complete your separate application to the master’s programme(s) before 15 January 2016 by using the national online application service universityadmissions.se.

You must also pay your university admissions application fee before the fee deadline 1 February 2016. Kindly note that no other documents than the mandatory enclosures will be considered.

Applicants must complete the application documents in English. If any mandatory document is not used, or is not completed in English, the application is deemed ineligible.

Once you have submitted your application to the master’s programme(s) on universityadmissions.se, you will be assigned a personal application number consisting of seven digits. You must use this application number when applying for a Swedish Institute scholarship in the second application round.

Online Application

Scholarship Applications are due on 20 January 2016.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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