Study In Sweden: KTH Full Tuition Masters Scholarship for Non-European International Students

KTH Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All fields (except as below)
Course Level: Graduate (Masters)
Provider: KTH
Country to Study in: Sweden

Scholarship Description
At KTH Royal Institute of Technology, a number of scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available, some financed by the Swedish government, others by the European Union or other organisations.

KTH Sweden offers the KTH Scholarship as full tuition waivers to students from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who have applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as first priority.

A limited number of the KTH Scholarship may be available for students currently in their first year of Master’s programme at KTH but planning to start a second year of studies in autumn 2016; and also for students attending a joint Master’s programme for a limited period as part of their studies.

KTH Scholarships

The scholarships are open to citizens from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who have applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as first priority. This scholarship is not available for applicants to Erasmus-Mundus and EIT Master's programmes.

Students with a conditional eligibility are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Selection criteria:
The selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the selection process for admission to the programme. The scholarship will be granted primarily on the basis of academic excellence. Only applicants who fulfill the eligibility requirements of the programme applied for will be considered for a scholarship.

After the applicants have been assessed in accordance to the individual programme's selection process, an overall assessment of all recommended applicants for the KTH Scholarships will be made based on the following criteria:
  • The applicants grades (GPA or equivalent)
  • The University where the applicants Bachelor's degree was awarded
  • The selection process and the recommendation of the Director of the applied Master's programme
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT EUROPEAN countries). However, note that KTH's focus regions are Brazil, China, India and Southeast Asia.

Participating Institutions
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; Sweden

Fields of study
All Masters Programmes offered at the University (EXCEPT the Erasmus-Mundus and EIT Master's programmes)

Number of awards
Every year KTH awards approximately 30 KTH Scholarships

Sponsorship duration
Receivers of the KTH Scholarship will have their tuition fee waived for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship is a FULL tuition fee waiver meaning no money is paid out to the student but the FULL tuition fee will be waived for the total length of the programm. As the scholarship only covers the tuition fee, living costs will need to be covered by the student.

Method of Application
The application form is web-based, so you are required to fill it in completely. But before you submit an online application to the KTH Scholarship you must first submit an application to a KTH Master’s programme at It is important that you follow the instructions and submit all the necessary documents as incomplete Master’s applications will not be assessed. No further documents are required than those submitted as part of your Master’s programme application.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and to access the online scholarship application form.

The deadline for applying to KTH Master’s programmes starting August 2018 is 15 January 2018. The application period opens 1 December 2017 and closes 15 January 2018.

Only applications for a KTH Master's programme that has been submitted within the deadline will be considered in the selection process for a KTH Scholarship.

The Royal Institute of Technology (abbreviated KTH) is a university in Stockholm, Sweden. KTH was founded in 1827 as Sweden's first polytechnic and is one of Scandinavia's largest (the largest by certain definitions) institutions of higher education in technology. KTH accounts for one-third of Sweden's technical research and engineering education capacity at university level.

Application Deadline: 15 January 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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