Scholarship opportunities in Sweden
The Swedish Institute (SI) Baltic Sea Region Cooperation now has the pleasure to announce four upcoming scholarship calls for the academic year 2016/2017 within the SI Visby Programme.
- Scholarships for Swedish-speakers
Countries of eligibility: Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine
Scholarship offer students and teachers with knowledge of Swedish (at the least B1/B2 level) are welcome to apply for this new scholarship, for studies in any subject taught in Swedish at any Swedish university, for one or two semesters. The scholarship amounts to SEK 9000 per month, as well as a travel grant.
For information on eligibility criteria, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see Visby Programme Scholarships for Studies in Sweden in Swedish
Apply between Thursday 1 October – Saturday 31 October 2015 for studies beginning in the spring of 2016.
- PhD studies or research
Countries of eligibility: Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia and Ukraine
Scholarship offer PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are provided with and excellent opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all academic disciplines and during the following periods:
-PhD students — up to 12 months
-Postdoctoral researchers — 6, 9 or 12 months
-Senior scientists — up to 6 months
The scholarship amounts to SEK 15000 per month for PhD students and SEK 18000 per month for postdoctoral researchers and senior scientists.
For information on eligibility criteria, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research
Apply Saturday 16 January 2016 at the latest.
- Master's level studies
Countries of eligibility: Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine
Scholarship offer university graduates are welcome to apply for a SI scholarship for studies at one-year (60 credits) or two-year (120 credits) master's level programmes starting in the Autumn Semester 2016. Scholarship holders on one-year master's programmes may also apply for an extension of the scholarship to pursue an unpaid internship in Sweden (up to 5 months).
The scholarship covers both the tuition fee and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9000 per month.
The application process consists of two parts:
1. application to the eligible study programmes via the national online application service at www.universityadmissions.se on 15 January 2016 at the latest;
2. application for a Swedish Institute scholarship via www.studyinsweden.se 1-13 February 2016
For information on eligible master's programmes, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see Visby Programme Scholarships for Master's Level Studies
About 120 scholarships will be granted within the Visby Programme in total.
- SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) 2016
Do you want to build professional contact networks and develop your skills in transparent, efficient and sustainable public administration? Are you younger than 36 years old? Apply to the Swedish Institute's leadership program for the new generation of public officials!
The SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a leadership program, designed as a two-week intensive module where the aim is to network, exchange and build new knowledge of transparency, openness and innovation in public administration. SAYP requires excellent skills in English and is open to participants from Estonia, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, Ukraine and Belarus beloning to any of the following categories:
- Public servants
- Civil society workers
The application period for the SI SAYP 2016 will preliminary open on 4 January 2016. More information will be uploaded during the autumn.
For further questions:
Markus Boman, Programme manager, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Madeleine Mattsson, Programme administrator, email@example.com
Slottsbacken 10 Box 7434
SE-103 91 Stockholm