University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship, Sweden

Publish Date: Dec 09, 2015

Deadline: Feb 13, 2016

University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship

The scholarship is intended for fee-paying applicants who have applied at, with a last application date of 15 January, and been offered an admission to a Master’s Programme offered by the University of Gothenburg, starting autumn semester 2016.

The Study Scholarship is funded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education and  covers the tuition fee for a Master’s Programme at the University of Gothenburg. Please note that it cannot be used for living expenses, housing etc.

The application period for the academic year 2016/2017

February 1 – February 13, 2016.

Further instructions along with the application form will be available on this web page in mid-January.

How to apply

When submitting your scholarship application, the following documents must be included:

  • Application form (available on the web page in mid-January)
  • Copy of passport
  • CV, with an overview of academic records and experiences of organizational and/or professional life
  • Letter of motivation, with focus on academic achievements and academic and organizational and/or professional aims and ambitions (approx. 500 words)

Please note that your academic qualifications must be submitted to University Admissions in Sweden along with your other supporting documents for the programme to which you have applied, according to the instructions at

The University of Gothenburg will have automatic access to your academic qualifications – we kindly ask you not to attach them to your application for the University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship. Only the documents described above must be submitted.

Selection procedure

To be eligible for the scholarship selection process, you must meet the entry requirements and be admitted to the Master's Programme at the University of Gothenburg which you have applied for. Scholarships are offered to applicants demonstrating a high level of academic performance. The selection process consists of an assessment made by academic and administrative staff at the University of Gothenburg.
If you have applied to the University of Gothenburg as your first choice, you will be given priority. 

The selection process is administered during early spring, i.e. during the same period of time that the applications for programme studies are processed. Notifications are sent out via e-mail around the same time as the admission notifications are distributed.
Scholarship offers are only valid for studies starting in the semester for which you have applied – it is not possible to defer an offer.
Please note that fee-paying applicants who have been offered a scholarship from the Swedish Institute will not be eligible for the scholarship.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, feel free to e-mail us at

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