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Don’t just pick a place, pick a future they said. Sweden known for being small country in Europe, for being among the wealthiest countries in the world, for excellence in innovation and research. But there are some distinguish things that set Sweden apart from other countries in Europe.

Sweden is green, creative, equal and open. What else? Everyone could speak English! Sweden listed as one of the top countries in the world for non-native speakers of English. That means you don’t have to worry about speaking any Swedish to be able to study here. Public transport is widespread! Extensive network of buses, trains, subways, trams, boats, planes and more in Sweden can take you anywhere you want to go, car-free. International students can definitely work in Sweden. Even though your studies are your number-one priority, as an international students you can work during your stay for studies. There’s no legal limit to the amount of hours. After completing your studies, you can apply to extend your residence permit to look for work for up to six months. After all, Sweden is clean and safe, and the standard of living is high.


Focus Scholarship: Master

Competition: Developing Countries

Scholarship Coverage: Full Scholarship

Swedish government initiates SISS as an international award scheme that focuses to develop future global leaders. The program is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and administered by the Swedish Institute (SI). It offers a unique opportunity for future leaders on professional and academic development, to experience Swedish society and culture, and building a long-lasting relationship with each other. SISS is looking for candidates to play an active role in the positive development of the societies in which they live. Moreover, ambitious young professionals with academic qualifications, demonstrated leadership experience and a clear idea of contribution to their home-country after graduated from Swedish’ university. Priority area of studies: Gender equality, sustainable development, democracy, human rights or poverty reduction. Apply for a scholarship for master’s degree studies in Sweden: develop leadership skills for your contribution to the development of your home country.

Criteria

  • Hold a citizenship in one of the partner’s countries.
  • Admitted to one of the eligible master programmes in the first selection round at University Admissions
  • Applicants must have had at least 3,000 hours’ work experience prior to the scholarship submission. Type of work experience: Full-time employment, Part-time employment, Voluntary work, Paid or unpaid internships, Position of trust (for instance, president at student union). Your work experience can be completed before, during, or after graduating from your undergraduate studies. - Applicants may not have lived for more than two years in Sweden previously, or hold a degree from a Swedish university