SI Sweden Government Scholarship 2024-25 (Fully Funded and Without IELTS)

December 21, 2023

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Bursary Description

  • Fully Funded
  • Swedish Institute
  • Masters
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • Sweden
  • 02/28/2024

Scholarship Description:

SI Sweden Government Scholarship 2024-25 (Fully Funded and Without IELTS) is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Swedish Institute . The deadline of the scholarship is 28 Feb 2024.

Swedish Institute (SI) Global Professional Scholarship 

Exciting news from Sweden! ?? The Sweden Government Scholarship 2024/25 is currently available. Aspiring international students now have the opportunity to explore various degree programs and ensure admission offers by January 15, 2024. applications will open for the Swedish Institute (SI) Global Professional Scholarship 2024.

Administered by the Swedish Institute (SI), this scholarship, covering over 700 master’s programs, is fully funded. Master’s programs can range from one to two years in duration. Remarkably, IELTS is not required for the SI Global Scholarship, although meeting University admission criteria is essential. Below, find comprehensive details regarding the application process for the Sweden Government Scholarship 2024.

About Swedish Institute (SI):

The Swedish Institute (SI) is a renowned government agency dedicated to fostering international relations and mutual cooperation between Sweden and various nations worldwide. Recognized for its commitment to promoting educational opportunities and cultural exchanges, SI plays a pivotal role in advancing Sweden’s global outreach. It operates several programs and initiatives aimed at facilitating academic pursuits, cultural understanding, and innovation on a global scale.

Through scholarships, grants, and collaborative platforms, SI actively supports aspiring students, professionals, and leaders by providing access to educational resources, funding opportunities, and networking avenues. Emphasizing sustainability, diversity, and cross-cultural dialogue, the Swedish Institute remains a driving force in enabling individuals to broaden their horizons, expand their knowledge, and contribute meaningfully to global communities.

Degree Level:

SI Sweden Government Scholarship 2024-25 (Fully Funded and Without IELTS) is available to undertake Masters level programs at Swedish Institute.

Available Subjects:

About 700 English-taught master’s programmes are eligible for the SI scholarship for Global Professionals, covering programmes in the fields of humanities, agricultural science, medicine and public health, natural science, social science, and technology.  

Here you will find the list of eligible master’s programmes for the academic year 2024/2025_v2.

To have a successful application, you should have a clear idea of how your education will contribute to the sustainable development of your home country and region; It is up to you to motivate in your scholarship application if/how your chosen programmes are related to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Scholarship Benefits:

The Scholarship for Global Professionals is a highly competitive, fully-funded scholarship offering comprehensive benefits:

  • Full tuition fee coverage, paid directly by SI to the Swedish university at the start of each semester.
  • A monthly stipend of SEK 12,000 to sustain living expenses during the entire study duration.
  • Comprehensive insurance covering illness and accidents.
  • A travel grant of SEK 15,000 (except for scholars from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, who receive SEK 10,000). This one-time payment is not applicable to students already residing in Sweden.
  • Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Professionals (NFGP), providing a platform for professional growth and networking opportunities in Sweden.
  • Post-scholarship, become a part of the SI Alumni Network for continued networking and professional development.

However, this scholarship does not:

  • Offer additional grants for family members.
  • Cover application fees to University Admissions.
  • Allow changes to the selected study program. Support is solely for the awarded master’s program.
  • Permit extensions or modifications to the granted scholarship duration.

Eligible Nationalities:

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply to the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals:

Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To qualify for the SI scholarship, your citizenship must align with the eligible countries, but residency in that country at the time of application isn’t mandatory.
  • Your chosen master’s programmes must meet the criteria set by the SI scholarship, with over 750+ English-based options available. Access the comprehensive list for selection.
  • Ensure your university admission includes liability for Swedish university tuition fees and follows the University Admissions procedures, with acceptance into an eligible master’s program by March 30, 2023.
  • For candidates, prior experience in the form of work and leadership roles, verified through employment or civil society engagement, is required, with some regional conditions applicable.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply for the Sweden Government Scholarship 2024?

Step 1: Apply for a Master Program via University Admissions

  • Apply for up to 4 master’s programs through for Autumn 2024 by January 15, 2024.
  • Obtain a personal application number upon completion.

Step 2: Apply for a Global Professionals Scholarship (SI)

  • The SI scholarship portal opens on November 1, 2023, and closes on February 28, 2024.
  • Prepare required documents: CV (not exceeding three pages), two reference letters, proof of work experience, valid passport copy, and a motivation letter.

Key Dates for Sweden Government Scholarship 2024

  • October 16, 2023 – January 15, 2024: Apply to Swedish master’s programs via University Admissions.
  • November 1, 2023: SI Scholarship application documents released.
  • February 12-28, 2024: SI Scholarship application portal open.
  • March 21, 2024: University admissions announcement.
  • April 25, 2024: SI Scholarship announcement.

FAQ – SI Scholarship for Global Professionals

Are Swedish Institute scholarships 2024 in Sweden fully funded?

  • Yes, the SI Global Professional Scholarship 2024 covers tuition, living, travel costs, and health insurance.

How many people get the SI scholarship?

  • In 2023, 300 scholarships were awarded.

How much scholarship can I get in Sweden?

  • The Swedish Institute offers a Fully Funded scholarship. Additional scholarship programs are listed at Each university may offer its scholarship.

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