Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP) for Master’s Degree in Sweden


The Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professional is a program funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home countries and region.

This scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programs. This scholarship does not cover additional grants for family members and application fee to University Admissions.



16 Oct 2020 – 15 Jan 2021: Apply for up to four eligible master’s programs at universityadmissions.se. Complete the requirements before 1 February 2021.


8 Feb 2021 – 18 Feb 2021: Apply for a Global Professionals Scholarship


9 Apr 2021: Announcement of University Admission


28 Apr 2021: Announcement of SI Scholarship recipient

  1. Citizen of a country that is eligible for the scholarship program
  2. 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 programs by the 9th of April 2021
  3. Have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated work experience

Must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment.

Required documents:
  1. Motivation letter
  2. CV
  3. Letters of reference
  4. Valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience
  5. Copy of valid passport
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. Receive SEK 10,000/month for living expenses
  3. Insurance against illness and accident
  4. Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders to help you grow professionally and build your network while in Sweden
  5. Membership of SI Alumni Network that can be used to get an opportunity to continue networking with over 15,000 alumni worldwide
  6. Receive SEK 15,000 travel grant for the entire study period (one-time payment)
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