How to Apply

1. Apply for a Bachelor's or Master's programme

To apply for Uppsala University’s scholarships you must first apply for one of Uppsala University's international Bachelor's and Master's programmes through the website before their deadline. You can find more information about the application process on the following link: Application.

In order to be considered for a scholarship you must submit an on-time application for a Bachelor's or Master's programme in the international application period. For programmes commencing autumn 2019, the application period is open from 16 October 2018 to 15 January 2019. You must make two separate applications, one for a Bachelor's or Master's programme and one for a scholarship. If your application on is considered late, you will not be eligible for the Uppsala University scholarships.

2. Submit an online scholarship application

You must submit an online scholarship application in order to be considered for a scholarship.

There is no application fee when applying for Uppsala University's scholarships. You may apply for more than one scholarship provided that you meet the criteria, however, it is only possible to be awarded one scholarship from Uppsala University. You are not required to submit any documents, such as reference letters, when applying for a scholarship through Uppsala University.

In the online scholarship application form you must state your personal details, the Bachelor's or Master's programme at Uppsala University that you applied for as your first priority, and your application ID number from In the online scholarship application form you must also specify which scholarship or scholarships you are applying for, and write a motivation for why you should be awarded the scholarship. Your motivation should not exceed 350 words and should reflect the criteria of the scholarship.

Please submit your scholarship application in good time. We do not accept late applications.

3. Selection Process

Uppsala University’s scholarships for tuition liable students are merit-based and are awarded to academically talented students who show an interest in belonging to an educational milieu. Information about your academic performance is taken from the supporting documents you submit when applying to Master's or Bachelor's studies. The written motivation in your online scholarship application is also taken into account. Financial need does not factor into the awarding.

The scholarship selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the programme selection process. To gain entrance to the programme, and be awarded a scholarship, students must meet all general and programme-specific entry requirements. The application fee for the Bachelor's or Master's programme must have been paid to, and all required supporting documents must have been received before the deadline. Students who submit incomplete applications or do not apply in time will not be considered for scholarships at Uppsala University.


If you have any questions about applying for a scholarship, please contact

We will as soon as possible answer your questions preferably by email, but if you need to speak with us, please send an email, and we will agree on a time when you can talk with us on the phone.