Visby Programme Scholarships for Exchange Students at The Swedish Institute 2018, Sweden
The Swedish Institute is a public agency that encourages interest and confidence in Sweden around the world. It operates in the fields of culture, education, science and business in seeking to strengthen ties and promote development.
The Swedish Institute builds up lasting relations between Sweden and other countries with a view to enhancing Sweden’s attractiveness.
To this end, it disseminates information, develop skills, promotes cultural exchange and cooperation, and provides funding and grants.
The Swedish Institute collaborates and enters into partnerships with businesses, universities, cultural institutions and embassies.
The Visby Programme aims at building capacity in young professionals who have the ambition to play an active role in society and to contribute to a positive development in their home countries and region.
The programme focuses on the individual mobility of young, academic talents to promote professional collaboration and lasting relations between Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The goal is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region where environmental and social sustainability, innovation and responsibility in management are key factors in achieving sustainable economic growth and regional development.
Scholarships for exchange studies in Sweden
The scholarship includes insurance, a monthly grant of SEK 9,000 for living expenses, a travel grant and membership in the SI Network for Future Global Leaders. Read more and apply here.
Who can apply?
You can apply if you are:
- A student who have been nominated or applied for exchange studies in Sweden through your home university
You cannot apply for the scholarship if you have been living in Sweden for two years or longer. You cannot be granted a scholarship if you have already begun your exchange studies in Sweden before your application has been assessed by SI.
Apply between 15 March and 30 April 2018 for studies beginning in the autumn semester 2018.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.