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Uppsala University scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available each year for fee-paying international students who are applying to a Bachelor’s programme in the area of Game Design or an international Master's programme.

Some scholarships are specifically for students who are applying to one of Uppsala University’s Master’s programmes, while others are open to both Master’s and Bachelor’s students. Some scholarships are open for all citizens of a country outside of the EU/EEA or Switzerland whilst others are open to citizens of certain countries. Please read the information about eligibility, and how to apply, carefully.

Applications for scholarships are now closed

Applications for scholarships available for programmes commencing in autumn 2017 closed on 20 January. The results of the scholarship application will be sent out on 24 March.

Scholarships available for programmes commencing autumn 2018 will be announced here in autumn 2017.

Scholarships

Scholarships open to citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland:

Scholarships open to citizens of The Peoples Republic of China:

Scholarships open to residents of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong:

Scholarships open to American citizens:

Scholarships open to citizens of Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen:

How to apply 

Uppsala University IPK Scholarship

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.                  

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded an IPK scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017. 

Anders wall scholarship foundation for Studies at Uppsala University

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded an Anders Wall scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017. 

The Scholarship foundation of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Residents of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded a Hong Kong scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017. 

The Scholarship foundation of the Swedish-American chamber of commerce in new york

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • American citizens
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded a New York scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017. 

Uppsala university president’s club scholarship

Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship aims to encourage a well-qualified international Master’s student. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded the Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017. 

The King carl gustaf scholarship

The King Carl Gustaf Scholarship is aimed at students who live in unsafe and dangerous conditions in areas of conflict outside Europe. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen.
  • Applicants must show why they are particularly vulnerable and therefore in need to belonging to the education environment at Uppsala University as well as having the academic talent required.
  • Students can only be awarded a King Carl Gustaf scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 

Documentation to send:

Application period: 1 December 2016 to 20 January 2017.