2016 Uppsala University Scholarships for Foreign and International Students


Course(s) Offered: All available fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Uppsala University
Country to Study in: Sweden

Scholarship Description
The Uppsala University offers scholarships to first year applicants to Uppsala University’s Master Programmes in Autumn 2016 through various scholarships including the Uppsala University IPK scholarships.

The Uppsala University scholarships are available for students who are required to pay tuition fees. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition for Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 29th August 2016.


The Uppsala University IPK scholarships are available to applicants who are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.

Students can only be awarded an IPK scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.

Selection criteria:
All scholarships are primarily merit based and targeted to academically talented students with an interest in belonging to an international educational milieu. Thus, applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.

Financial needs does not factor into the awarding of the scholarships.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.

Participating Institutions
The Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Fields of study
All masters level courses offered by the University in Autumn 2016. See the eligible University Master Programmes.

Number of awards
Not specified, but several will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
Throughout the whole duration of your first priority programme at Uppsala University.

Scholarship benefits
All scholarships cover exclusively the tuition fee for Master programmes offered in the January admission round for autumn 2016. Students are required to cover their entire living expenses by their own means.

The value of the scholarship will be deducted from the tuition fee and not paid directly to the student.

Method of Application
To apply for Uppsala University’s scholarships you must first apply for one of Uppsala University’s Master’s programmes through the website www.universityadmissions.se. You must then submit an online scholarship application. Please note that you must submit two separate applications.

It is important to carefully read through the application procedure page and to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The next international application period for Masters programmes commencing autumn 2016 is from 16 October 2015 to 15 January 2016. The application period for the Scholarships is from 1 December 2015 to 15 January 2016.

Thus, international students application deadline for both Master’s programmes and scholarships at Uppsala University is Friday 15th January 2016.

Late applications are not accepted.

Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries, founded in 1477. It ranks among the best universities in Northern Europe and in international rankings.

Application Deadline: 15 January 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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