The Swedish Institute's Visby Program Scholarship for Master’s Studies provides a fully-funded scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Sweden. The scholarship awards students who are willing and keen on contributing to sustainable development in their respective home countries.
The accepted students for the Visby Program Scholarship for Master's Studies will receive memberships to the SI Network for Future Global Leaders and the SI Alumni Network that will help the students to be well-connected to the resourceful people in the field and the country and develop strong professional connections.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, Tuition-Fee-Waiver|
|Offered by||Government bodies|
|Organization||Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden|
|Application Deadline||Feb 20 ,2021|
|No. of Scholarships||60|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/visby-programme-masters/|
The eligibility criteria to apply for Visby Program Scholarship for Master's Studies is as follows:
The students having dual citizenship or previous residence and studies in Sweden will have other certain conditions for their eligibility. Such applicants are required to visit the Swedish Institute's website for the details.
The application process to apply for the Visby Program Scholarship for Master's Studies is as follows:
Due to the high volume of applications, the online application portal is usually under heavy pressure at the end of the application period. Therefore, applicants are advised to not wait till the last days and apply for the scholarship as early as possible.
The admission committee screens all the applications and disqualifies all the ones which do not meet the eligibility criteria that are expected from an applicant. This also includes incomplete applications or any wrong forms. Hence, the student needs to make sure they have submitted all the required documents and read through the guidelines.
Once the applications are gone through the screening process, the rest of the applicants are graded according to-
The committee gives the greatest priority to certain master programs at various universities in Sweden. Applicants can click here for the details.
Once the results are announced about the admission to the program, further evaluation is done of the eligible candidates and the top 60 are selected for the same. A student who does not get accepted for a degree by April 3, 2020, will not qualify for the scholarship.
Visby Program Scholarship for Master's Studies is one of the scholarship options in Sweden for applicants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. The scholarship is available only for applicants enrolled in a Master’s program in Sweden. The scholarship is looking for students who are willing to contribute towards the sustainable development of their country.
|Number of scholarships||60|
|Award Amount||Fully funded tuition|
|Allowance||Yes (SEK 10,000 monthly)|
|Award Distribution||Tuition fees paid to the universities directly. Allowance provided monthly.|
The applications for this academic year are closed.
As the institute has to stick to the budget, the organization has full rights to make any additional adjustments if required for the distribution.