2017/2018 Fully funded Karlstad University Global Scholarships for International Students

karstanApplication Deadline: Submit applications for Karlstad University Global Scholarship scheme from  1st December 2016 to 1st February  2017.

Eligible Countries: You are eligible to apply if you are from a country outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland).

Note you are not eligible to apply if you hail from any of the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. However, students from these countries can apply for The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships.

Scholarship country: Scholarships will take place in Sweden

More scholarship info: Karlstad University Global Scholarship is currently offering scholarships that will cover tuition fees in part or in full. The application for scholarship will be considered only if the application fee is paid or if you are exempted from paying the application fee.  The application form will be published in this website before the application period starts.

Scholarship Type: Only Masters programs


Note that you are not eligible if you:

  • have already lived in Sweden for two years or more when the scholarship period is due to begin.
  • have a Swedish permanent residence permit or a work permit.
  • hold a scholarship for studies from Swedish Institute or from a Swedish university/university college.
  • already hold a master’s degree from a Swedish university/university college.

Selection: The selection process for scholarships is undertaken after the programme selection process. Priority will be given to students with high academic performance and who demonstrate a strong commitment and desire to study at Karlstad University.

The scholarship is only awarded for programmes starting in a fall semester. An offer of a scholarship is only valid for the year and the programme stipulated in the scholarship notification. If the student is granted deferment until the next academic year, the offer of a scholarship is not valid. If a student who has been awarded a scholarship changes programmes, the student will risk losing the scholarship as scholarships are programme-specific.

Number of Scholarships: Not indicated.

Value of Scholarship: Scholarships cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fees. The value of the scholarship is stated in the notification of scholarship for each scholarship holder. The scholarship value is deducted from the tuition fees of the programme for which you are awarded a scholarship.

Please note that the Karlstad University Global Scholarships do not cover living costs.

To be able to finance your stay in Sweden and get a residence permit for studies you need to show that you have funds for the total study period the first time you apply for a residence permit. For further information contact the Swedish Migration Board.

Duration of Scholarship:  Up and until the duration of the scholarship.

How to Apply: A printed and signed scholarship application form, together with supporting documents should be sent to Karlstad University, International Office, 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden. The application needs to be received 1 February 2017 the latest. Late applications will not be considered. You must apply for studies at Karlstad University before applying for scholarship.

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