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Funded Scholarship

Fully Funded Scholarship in Sweden 2019

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Country: Sweden
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Umeå University Scholarships for International Students

Umeå University offers scholarships each year, in conjunction with the Autumn term admission, to academically talented as well as high-achieving students.


Scholarships offered are in the form of tuition waivers. Moreover, selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.

Scholarship Application Eligibility

Umeå University welcomes applicants to apply for the scholarship if they:

  • are a citizen of a country outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • Also, have completed application for programme studies at master’s level (before the application deadline of 15 January 2019) and paid the application fee 1 Februari latest.
  • have Umeå University programme as priority 1 at universityadmissions.se;
  • If applicants are currently studying at Umeå University and will continue their studies through 2019-2020 academic year, they are also welcome to apply.

The selections are based entirely on the applicant’s academic merit. Furthermore, a committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships.

Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute, a government agency, administers scholarship programmes each year that cover tuition, as well as living costs, for selected non-EU/EEA students.

Cost of living

The Swedish Migration Agency requires that students show that they can cover the living expenses of SEK 8,064 per month in order to obtain a residence permit. Those who intend to study for one year or more must show that they can support themselves for 10 months per year.


Application timeline

  • Scholarships offered by Umeå University: The scholarship application for 2019–2020 academic year opens on 6 February, 2019.
  • Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute: The Swedish Institutes Scholarships application for 2019–2020 academic year opens on 4 February, 2019.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline06 May,2019
Open toCitizen of a country outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland
OrganizerUmeå University
Contact the organizer+46 90-786 50 00



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