The Swedish Institute is offering 600 full-time Masters Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), commencing in the fall semester of 2022.
The Swedish Institute Global Professionals Scholarship Program is part of the Swedish Government’s Global Award scheme, which aims to develop future leaders who will contribute to achieving The scholarship is funded by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and administered by the Swedish Institute. The program provides a unique opportunity for those with professional experience to develop professionally and academically, learn about Swedish society and its culture, and build a long-term relationship with it.
The point is to enable recipients and grantees to play a positive role and contribute to the development of their communities. The female candidates and model candidates are an elite group of ambitious young men and women with proven academic qualifications and professional and leadership experience. In addition to being ambitious, they must have a passion for making a difference in their communities by working towards equitable and sustainable development in the long term, and have a clear vision of how their scholarship in Sweden will contribute to this goal.
Preference is given to applicants and applicants with a relevant professional background and demonstrated leadership experience.
Preference is given to applicants and applicants with relevant professional background and demonstrated leadership experience.
You can also find other scholarships to study in Sweden in the following link
The scholarship is available to professionals from 42 countries:
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Belarus, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Moldova, Malawi, Morocco, Myanmar ( Burma), Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The scholarship is for full-time study of a one-year or two-year master’s program and is awarded only for study programs beginning in the fall semester.
The scholarship is available for one academic year (two semesters) at a time and will be extended for programs that require a period of time longer than two semesters, after proof that the student has passed the subject examinations.
It is not possible to switch or extend the duration of the established scholarship, or change the study program to a master’s program different from the one previously granted.
Expenses covered by the scholarship
Study expenses: Transferred from the Swedish Institute directly to the Swedish University
Living costs: 10,000 SEK/month
Travel tickets: 15,000 SEK (one time during the full study period, excluding students residing in Sweden.)
Sickness and Accident Insurance (link in English)
Membership in: (NFGL), a platform for professional development and networking.
This scholarship does not include:
Additional expenses for family members.
University registration costs.
Choose the appropriate program from the list of master’s programs available through this link (in English).
Submit an application for a master’s program through the University Admissions website link between October 16, 2021 and January 15, 2022.
Submit an application for the Swedish Institute Scholarship between February 8-18, 2022.
Professional experience: You must have completed at least 3000 hours of work and be documented by the employer(s).