Do you have determination, management skills and excellent professional background? Do you want to study in Sweden for a master’s degree program on a fully sponsored Swedish Institute scholarship? Read below if you can apply.


Swedish Institute scholarships for global professionals (SISGP) is initiating the Swedish Institute (SI). It’s a new studentship programme substituting the old Swedish institute study scholarships (SISS).

Various master’s degree programmes are offered by SISGP starting in the autumn semester of 2019. Below is the list of master’s programmes which are suitable for SISGP.eligible-programmes-si-scholarships-for-global-professionals-2019 (1)

1: between 16 Oct to 2018 to 14 Jan 2019; apply for the master’s degree programme at
2: between 4 to 14 feb 2019; apply for SI scholarship. Follow the guidelines precisely.
Probably 300 scholarships are available for full-time master’s programme in Sweden; launching from autumn semester 2019. 1-3% of the total applicants will be awarded SISGP scholarship.

What’s included

The scholarship covers:

• Schooling fee will be compensated.
• Living expenditure of SEK 10,000/ month
• Travelling allowance of EK 15,000
• Insurance for Foreign Visitors, Terms and Conditions 2018
• Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders(NFGL) – excellent place for professional and network growth in Sweden
• Membership of the SI Alumni Network after your scholarship period – an exceptional platform for constant networking and further professional growth

*The travel expenditure is awarded only once. Also, travelling expenditure is not permitted for students currently living in Sweden.

The scholarship does not cover:

• extra allowances for family members
• Submission fee to University Admission

Scholarship period:

The total time period for this scholarship is full-time one/two-year master’s degree programme; initiating in the autumn semester. The scholarship is arranged for one whole academic year or two semesters.The grant is allowed for one scholastic year (two semesters) at any given moment. It will be reached out for projects longer than two semesters, given that the understudy has passed his/her courses/credits.

The grant time frame can’t be changed or reached out past the granted grant time frame, nor can the grant be exchanged to an investigation program other than the granted ace’s program.

The opposition for SI grants is high. We prescribe that you additionally search for other grant openings from your administration, from associations in your nation, or from Swedish colleges.


Work Experience:

You should have least of 3,000 hours of exhibited work.

Read more about the criteria for work experience.

University Admissions:

You should be at risk to pay educational cost charges to Swedish colleges, have pursued the means of college confirmation, and be admitted to one of the qualified ace’s projects by 4 April 2019.

Read more about our criteria for university admissions

Other eligibility standards:

There are additional conditions with respect to double citizenship, past living arrangement and concentrates in Sweden, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

Read more about other eligibility criteria

Experience in Leadership:

You must have proved to hold leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

Read more about leadership criteria

Citizenship State:

You should be a national of a nation that is qualified for the grant program.

Read more about the country of citizenship

Who are we searching for?

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) program is a piece of the Swedish government’s worldwide honours conspire went for creating worldwide pioneers who will add to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is financed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and managed by the Swedish Institute (SI). The program offers a novel open door for worldwide experts to grow expertly and scholastically, to encounter Swedish society and culture, and to manufacture a durable association with Sweden and with one another.

The objective is to empower the grant holders to assume a functioning job in the positive advancement of the social orders in which they live. Perfect hopefuls are aspiring youthful experts with scholastic capabilities, exhibited work and authority encounter, aspiration to have any kind of effect by working with issues which add to an equitable and feasible advancement in their nation in a long-haul point of view, and an unmistakable thought of how an examination program in Sweden would profit their nation.

Importance will be given to candidates with a solid and applicable expert foundation and exhibited administration encounter.

Required Documents:

You should just present the required archives recorded underneath in your online grant application. We don’t think about some other reports that the required ones. You should finish your application in English. Utilize the structures and formats gave underneath and finish them as per the guidelines, or else your applications will be excluded.

1. Motivation Letter: You should utilize the SISGP frame for inspiration letter 2019/2020. The frame will be accessible here in January 2019.
2. Resume: You must make use of the SISGP pattern for CV and the CV should not surpass the number of pages specified in the template. Supplementary pages will not be considered. The template will be available here in January 2019
3. Letters of Reference : You should use the letter-of-reference-form-sisgp-2019-2020 . Something like one letter of reference must be founded on your work understanding. It will be a legitimacy if the second letter of reference depends on your contribution in systems or common society associations outside of your ordinary work. The letters ought to be marked by the ref and stepped with an official stamp of the alluded association or a legal official office. The form(s) ought to be composed, at that point printed, marked and stepped; and after that be transferred as one PDF-document. You can discover more info in the instructions in the form, and as well as our FAQ.
4. Work & Leadership Experience Proof: You should utilize proof-of-work-and-leadership-experience-form-sisgp-2019-2020 .The work and authority shape ought to be marked by the arbitrator and stepped with an official stamp of the alluded association or a public accountant office. The form(s) ought to be composed, at that point printed, marked and stepped; and after that be transferred as one PDF-record. You can discover more data in the guidance in the frame and in our FAQ.
5. Passport Copy: Your personal data including your name, citizenship status and photographs should be presented clearly. Duplicate of passport ought to be incorporated together with the CV as a last page. It is your obligation to guarantee that you have a duplicate of your substantial international ID to incorporate.

A total application must comprise of:

1. a finished inspiration letter
2. a CV
3. two legitimate and finished letters of reference
4. legitimate and finished evidence of work and administration encounter
5. a duplicate of your substantial international ID

On the off chance that your application is missing one of the required records above, it will be excluded.

Applying in Several Programmes for Masters:

You have to present a different duplicate of your grant application for each qualified ace’s program that you have connected to. For instance, in the event that you have connected to the most extreme of four ace’s projects on, you should submit four discrete and finish online grant applications. Every application must have all the required reports connected. You may utilize similar archives for every application or make special ones for each ace’s program. You should utilize a similar record at the application entrance to present all your grant applications and you ought to give a similar email address for all your grant applications.

Data Security and Honour:

The Swedish Institute (SI) is an open organization. Thusly, all applications gotten by SI are in general society area. We utilize the individual data you offer us to process your application. On the off chance that your application is in all actuality, we will keep on utilizing this individual data so as to deal with your grant. We manage this data as per the Swedish Principle of Public Access to Information and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your own data is dealt with by SI representatives and in addition outside specialists who have marked an agreement of consistency. For more data please perused SI’s privacy

How to apply:

1. Apply for a master’s programme at

2. Apply for a SISGP scholarship

3. Notifications from University Admissions

4. Announcement of 300 successful SI scholarship recipients




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