The KTH India Scholarship is awarded by the KTH India Foundation annually under the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. First introduced in 2012, the KTH India Scholarship is sponsored by the generous donations from an anonymous donor. The award covers the tuition fee up to 2 years of study along with a living allowance for 10 months.
The scholarship applications are open for applicants who will be starting their studies in Sweden at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Autumn 2021.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, College-Specific|
|Organization||KTH India Scholarship Foundation|
|Application Deadline||Jan 15 ,2021|
|No. of Scholarships||2|
|Renewability||One Time Payment|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/scholarships/kth-india-scholarship-1.422144|
Prospective students who wish to apply for the KTH India Scholarship need to meet the eligibility criteria to be able to apply. Being a merit-based scholarship the eligibility criteria are basic requirements that have been listed below:
Applicants with conditional eligibility can also apply for the scholarship. Applicant’s willing to apply for a joint master’s program are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
There is no separate application process for availing the scholarship. The admission application of candidates to whom admission is offered by KTH is assessed for granting the scholarship.
The KTH India Scholarship Foundation specifically states that the applications from Mumbai Metropolitan Area and Pune will be given priority over those from other regions. The applications for studying one of the Master’s programs need to be submitted within the dates specified by KTH. The table below represents these details.
|Application Opening Date||December 1, 2020|
|Application Closing Date||January 15, 2021|
The basis for selection decisions for the scholarship is done by considering the academic excellence of the candidate. Applicants should primarily fulfill admission criteria for being considered for the scholarship. Various factors that influence the selection decision are as follows:
According to the foundation's statutes, applicants from Mumbai Metropolitan Area and Pune are prioritized for the KTH India Scholarship.
The KTH India Scholarship is offered to graduate students who have the status of a fee-paying student at KTH. The scholarship award covers the tuition fee for the first year. The scholarship is renewable for the second year provided the students continue to maintain satisfactory progress in their first year of study.
In addition to this, recipients are eligible to receive a monthly living allowance for up to 10 months during their academic tenure.
|Eligible Candidates||Indian students|
|Number of Scholarships||2|
|Scholarship Award||Tuition fee and monthly living allowance|
The scholarship recipients are shortlisted on the basis of their academic standing. Knowing that the number of scholarships awarded is just two it must be understood that the level of competition among applicants is high.
The selection of candidates is also very selective. Applicants should satisfy the requirements of the KTH master’s program in all sense to qualify for the award. Any details related to this scholarship can be gathered by contacting the KTH International Student Recruitment office.