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Scholarships for prospective students

As well as the scholarships Uppsala University offers, there may be external scholarship opportunities available for you as a fee-paying international student.

Uppsala University’s Scholarships

Each year, Uppsala University awards a number of scholarships to fee-paying international students who are applying to a Master’s or Bachelor’s programme.

UU scholarships

External scholarship opportunities

Along with scholarships awarded by Uppsala University, it may be possible for fee-paying prospective international students to apply for financial assistance from external organisations.

These scholarships have different application systems, deadlines and criteria to those awarded by Uppsala University. They are not managed by Uppsala University. If you have any questions about the scholarships, please contact the specific organisations directly.

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute (SI), a Swedish governmental agency, offers fully-funded scholarships each year for international students from a selection of countries coming to Sweden to study at the Master’s level. Check more information about the Swedish Institute scholarships and how to apply

They also keep a list of other scholarships available for different nationalities

Rotary World Peace Fellowship

The Rotary World Peace Fellowship is open for students applying to the Master Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies. Read more about the Rotary World Peace Fellowship on their website.

Current students

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Even after you have commenced your studies at Uppsala University, it may be possible for you to apply for scholarships for current students. The amount awarded and the criteria of these scholarships can vary. See what scholarships are currently available for enrolled students.


If you have any questions or require more information about scholarships at Uppsala University, please send an email to: tuitiongrants@uu.se

Last modified: 2022-04-25