March 1, 2016

Sweden: Umea University Scholarships for International Students

Umeå University Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Umea University
Country to Study in: Sweden

Scholarship Description
Umea University welcomes talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA to apply for one of the multiple scholarships offered to them by the University.

Scholarships offered by Umeå University include: Umeå University Scholarship, Erling-Persson Scholarship, Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) Scholarship, AND Umeå Institute of Design Scholarship.

This is a call to qualified international students from all countries outside the EU/EEA to apply for the Umeå University Scholarship for the academic year 2016/2017.

Umea University Scholarships for International Students

The application is open for all students who are required to pay tuition. Umea welcomes you to apply for scholarship if you have;
  • completed your application for studies at before 1 February 2016.
  • Umeå University programme as priority 1
The Umeå University Scholarship is a general scholarship programme offered by Umeå University, and it is open for students admitted to any of the Master's study programmes offered.

Selection criteria:
The selections for the scholarships are based entirely on the applicant’s academic merit. There is no focus on the students financial background. The selected students usually are academically talented and consistently high-achieving.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT those from EU/EEA countries)

Participating Institutions
Umea University in Sweden

Fields of study
All Masters level courses offered in English at the University. More than 30 Master’s level study programmes are offered in English.

Number of awards
4-6 scholarships are available for academic year 2016/2017

Sponsorship duration
The Scholarship is awarded for one year at a time and valid for the duration of the programme. It is renewed if the student performance is satisfactory.

Scholarship benefits
Selected candidates receive a FULL or PARTIAL reduction of the tuition fee.

Method of Application
To be eligible for selection for this scholarship, you must have completed your application for admissions into any of the Umea University Masters programmes via by 1 February 2016. You can visit the official website to start applications.

After applying for the Masters programmes, application for the Umea University Scholarships is made online. It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the application form and commence applications for this scholarship.

For all Scholarships offered by Umeå University, the application form is open untill March 15, 2016. The deadline to complete your Masters Course application at is February 1 2016.

Scholarships administered by Umeå University are always in the form of reduction in the tuition. Selected candidates receive either partial or full reduction of tuition fees.

Scholarships administered by Umeå University do not cover cost of living expenses. Students are expected to cover these costs on their own. The Swedish Migration Board requires proof of financial support for the duration of the study programme, in order to grant a student residence permit.

You may apply for both the Swedish Institute scholarship AND the Umeå University Scholarships. However, should you be offered both the Swedish Institute Scholarship and the Umeå University Scholarship, the latter will be rescinded.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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