A range of scholarships are available to international students who are required to pay tuition fees.

Scholarships are awarded by Swedish government agencies as well as international foundations and organisations. Södertörn University also offers a tuition fee waiver for Master's programme studies. Listed below are a few of the scholarship opportunities available. Depending on your degree level and country of citizenship, different options may apply.

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute External link, opens in new window. (SI), a government agency, offers scholarships each year for international students and researchers coming to Sweden. Many of the scholarships cover not only tuition fees, but also living expenses and travel costs to Sweden.

Use the search tool External link, opens in new window. to find out if you’re eligible for an SI scholarship.

Södertörn University tuition fee waiver

Södertörn University offers a scholarship scheme aimed at particularly qualified students from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland. Fee-paying students who have submitted an application via External link, opens in new window.for a Master's programme at Södertörn University as their first choice, are eligible to apply. The scholarship covers 90% of the tuition fees for one or two-year Master's programmes at Södertörn University.

Learn more about how to submit an application for the tuition fee waiver.

Tuition fee waiver

Scholarships offered by organisations around the world

Many associations, foundations and other organisations offer scholarships or travel grants for studies in Sweden. Study in Sweden has compiled a list External link, opens in new window. including sources of funding for students from a variety of countries, as well as country-specific scholarships.

Visit External link, opens in new window. for more information about scholarships and studying in Sweden.


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