Organisation : Swedish Institute (SI)
Scholarship Name : Scholarships For Global Professionals 2023
Applicable For : South African Citizens, full-time one or two-year master’s degree programmes at Swedish universities
Last Date : 28th February 2023
Website : https://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/index.php/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/284-swedish-institute-scholarships-for-global-professionals-2023-2024
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What is SI Scholarships For Global Professionals?
The Swedish Institute (SI) is inviting applications for the SI Scholarships for Global Professionals for full-time one or two-year master’s degree programmes at Swedish universities for 2023 academic year.
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To qualify for the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals, applicants need to have applied to a Swedish university and submitted proof of university application fee payment of 900 SEK (Swedish kronor) approximately R1 540 prior to applying for the scholarship. The application deadline is 28 February 2023.
Who Can Apply For SI Scholarships For Global Professionals?
** South African citizens;
** Applicants must be admitted (or conditionally admitted) to a master’s programme at a Swedish university that is eligible for the Global Professionals on 30 March 2023;
** Must have paid the application fee for master’s programmes to University Admissions by the deadline 1 February 2023;
** Must have had at least 3,000 hours of work experience within the fields in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development prior to 10 February 2023 from a maximum of three organisations/companies. Applicants will be required to provide certification of 3,000 work hours);
** Available and eligible to study in Sweden from September 2023;
** Intend to return to South Africa at the end of your studies;
** Have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or from civil society engagements;
** Priority will be given to applicants with a strong and relevant professional background and demonstrated leadership experience;
** Applicants should not have previously lived in Sweden for more than two years, be currently enrolled for a master’s programme at a Swedish university, have previously been awarded an SI scholarship, or hold a degree from a Swedish university.
What The SI Scholarship Offers?
** Tuition fees;
** Living expenses of SEK 11,000/month (~R18 800);
** Travel grant of SEK 15,000 (~ R25 500) for the entire scholarship period;
** Insurance against illness and accident;
** Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Professionals (NFGL) – a platform to grow your network and experience, while in Sweden;
** Lifelong membership of the SI Alumni Network – a platform for further professional development and to stay in touch.
The scholarship does not cover additional grants for family members and university application fees.
How To Apply For SI Scholarships For Global Professionals?
In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must have applied to a Swedish university through the central application system at: https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start and paid the application fees by the due date of 1 February 2023. Submit a Swedish Institute Scholarship application between 10 and 28 February 2023. No applications after the above deadlines will be considered.
What is the Last Date of SI Scholarships?
Last Date of SI Scholarships For Global Professionals is 28th February 2023.
Contact University Admissions directly if you have any questions about your application, tuition fees or admittance.