Successful candidates for Swedish Institute Study Scholarships and the Swedish–Turkish Scholarship Programme Step 1

After a competitive selection round, the successful candidates of the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships and the Swedish–Turkish Scholarship Programme (master’s level) step 1 have now been determined.

The call for application was open between 1 December 2016 and 16 January 2017. The Swedish Institute (SI) received a total of 14,680 applications within the SI Study Scholarships programme (including South Africa and Syria), and 352 applications within the Swedish–Turkish Scholarship Programme for master’s level studies. All applications have been assessed by a committee that have taken into consideration all the relevant components of an application, as well as the aim of each scholarship programme.

A list of successful candidates within each programme and category/special initiative can be found below. Successful candidates will also receive a confirmation by e-mail. If you are not on the list, you have unfortunately not been selected for step 2 and we suggest that you look for other scholarship opportunities. Kindly note that only applications from the successful candidates will be considered in step 2.

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

  1. Category 1: a total of 1,281 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. Approximately 210 scholarships will be available. List of successful candidates for category 1.
  2. Category 2: a total of 712 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. Approximately 50 scholarships will be available. List of successful candidates for category 2.
  3. Category 3: a total of 609 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. Approximately 50 scholarships will be available. List of successful candidates for category 3.
  4. Special initiative, South Africa: a total of 267 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. Approximately 10 scholarships will be available. List of successful candidates for South Africa.
  5. Special initiative, Syria: a total of 129 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. Approximately 15 scholarships will be available. List of successful candidates for Syria.

Swedish–Turkish Scholarship Programme

A total of 268 candidates are eligible to submit a detailed application in the second step of the scholarship application. 20 – 25 scholarships are available. List of successful candidates for the Swedish–Turkish Scholarship Programme.

What’s next?

1 February is the deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents and payment of application fee at University Admissions. To be considered for a SI scholarship in the second step, you must submit your supporting academic documents and pay your university admissions application fee (SEK 900) to University Admissions on time. The application fee may not be applicable for applicants from Syria who currently live in Sweden on a residence permit that was granted on a basis other than studies. The application process and the selection criteria for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships are separate from the application process to master’s programmes at University Admissions. For questions regarding the application at University Admissions and the application fee, please directly contact University Admissions.

The second step of the SI scholarship application is open 1–10 February 2017. Please apply through SI’s online application portal. See more information about the application procedure. If you have any questions, check out our FAQs.