Now Open: Uppsala University Masters Scholarship (100% tuition) for Somalia, Nigeria and Other African Countries 2017/2018

 The King Carl Gustaf Scholarship is aimed at students who live in unsafe and dangerous conditions in areas of conflict outside Europe. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admisison round and commencing 28 August 2017.

Application Timeline:

  • Application opens: 1st December 2016
  • Application closes: 20th January 2017. Link to online application will be published here on 1st December.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen.

To be taken at (country): Sweden

Eligible Field of Study: All

Type: Master’s taught

Eligibility: 

  • Citizens of: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen.
  • Applicants must show why they are particularly vulnerable and therefore in need to belonging to the education environment at Uppsala University as well as having the academic talent required.
  • Students can only be awarded a King Carl Gustaf scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions.

Selection Process: Uppsala University’s scholarships for tuition liable students are merit-based and are awarded to academically talented students who show an interest in belonging to an educational milieu. Information about your academic performance is taken from the supporting documents you submit when applying to Master’s or Bachelor’s studies. The written motivation in your online scholarship application is also taken into account. Financial need does not factor into the awarding.

The scholarship selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the programme selection process. To gain entrance to the programme, and be awarded a scholarship, students must meet all general and specific entry requirements. The application fee and supporting documents must also be received before the deadline. Students who submit incomplete applications or do not apply in time will not be considered for scholarships at Uppsala University.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Complete tuition waiver

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year

How to Apply: 

  • No extra documents need to be sent. We will use documentation you submit with your programme application on www.universityadmissions.se.
  • Your application ID from www.universityadmissions.se must be noted on the scholarship application form.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Uppsala University

 

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