Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) 2019/2020 for Master’s Level Studies in Sweden (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 23:59 CET 14 February 2019.

Have you applied for master’s studies starting in the autumn semester 2019? You can now apply for an SI scholarship to fund your studies in Sweden.

Do you have ambition, leadership experience and a strong professional background? You could study for a master’s degree in Sweden on a fully-funded Swedish Institute scholarship. Find out if you can apply.

L’Institut suédois (SI) lance actuellement le Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), un nouveau programme de bourses qui remplace Bourses d'études de l'Institut suédois (SISS).

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) programme is part of the Swedish government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders who will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Il est financé par le Ministère des affaires étrangères de la Suède and administered by the Swedish Institute (SI).

The programme offers a unique opportunity for global professionals to develop professionally and academically, to experience Swedish society and culture, and to build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and with each other.

The goal is to enable the scholarship holders to play an active role in the positive development of the societies in which they live. Ideal candidates are ambitious young professionals with academic qualifications, demonstrated work and leadership experience, ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country in a long term perspective, and a clear idea of how a study programme in Sweden would benefit their country.

Avantages:

La bourse couvre:

* The travel grant is a one-time payment for the entire study period. The grant is not applicable to students already living in Sweden.

La bourse ne couvre pas:

  • Additional grants for family members
  • Application fee to University Admissions

Période de bourse

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester. The scholarship is granted for one academic year (two semesters) at a time. It will be extended for programmes longer than two semesters, provided that the student has passed his/her courses/credits.

The scholarship period cannot be changed or extended beyond the awarded scholarship period, nor can the scholarship be transferred to a study programme other than the awarded master’s programme.

Critères

L'expérience professionnelle

You must have minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated employment.

Read more about the criteria for work experience Expérience de leadership

You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

En savoir plus sur les critères d'expérience de leadership Admission à l'université

You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 4 April 2019.

En savoir plus sur nos critères concernant les admissions universitaires Pays de citoyenneté

You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship programme.

En savoir plus sur le pays de la citoyenneté Autres critères d'admissibilité

There are also conditions regarding dual citizenship, previous residence and studies in Sweden, and more.

SISGP offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2019. Check the list of master’s programmes that are eligible for SISGP.

  1. Pour commencer, postulez pour un programme de maîtrise à universityadmissions.se, between 16 October 2018 – 15 January 2019.
  2. Apply for an SI scholarship between 4-14 February 2019, follow the instructions below.

An estimated 300 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2019. Usually 1-3 % of the applicants are awarded a SISGP scholarship.

Les documents requis

You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. We will not consider any other documents than the required ones. You must complete your application in English. Use our forms and templates provided below, and complete them according to the instructions both below and in the templates/forms, or else your applications will be disqualified. Kindly note the length limitation for your answers and the documents.

  1. Une lettre de motivation: you must use the SISGP form for motivation letter 2019/2020. You need to fill in and upload the motivation letter as a PDF-file on the application portal during the application period.
  2. A Curriculum Vitae (CV): you must use the SISGP template for CV 2019/2020 and the CV should not exceed three pages. It’s up to you to decide which parts are relevant for your application. Additional pages will not be considered.
  3. Deux lettres de référence différentes: you must use the SISGP form for letter of reference 2019/2020. At least one letter of reference must be based on your work experience. It will be a merit if the second letter of reference is based on your involvement in networks or civil society organisations à l'extérieur of your regular work. The letters should be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organisation or a notary office. The form(s) should be typed, then printed, signed and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and in our QFP.
  4. Preuve d'expérience de travail et de leadership: you must use the SISGP form for proof of work and leadership experience 2019/2020. The work and leadership form should be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organisation or a notary office. The form(s) should be typed, then printed, signed and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and in our QFP.
  5. Une copie de votre passeport: your personal data including name, citizenship and photograph must be shown clearly. Copy of passport should be included together with the CV as a last fourth page. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a copy of your valid passport to include.

Make sure you have a complete application

A complete application must consist of:

  1. a completed motivation letter
  2. un CV
  3. two valid and completed letters of reference
  4. valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience
  5. a copy of your valid passport

Pour plus d'informations:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) 2019/2020

1 COMMENTAIRE

  1. This is a fantastic opportunity designed by the Swedish Government to help Africans out of poverty and underdevelop. This is in line with Agenda 2030 .God bless the Government of Sweden. I would like to be part of this window of opportunity to contribute my quota to the development of Nigeria and Africa.

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