Scholarships and Tuition Fee Waivers
Umeå University Scholarships for International Students
Umeå University offers a limited number of scholarships to students from outside the EU/EEA. Scholarships are based on merit and open only to:
- students applying for a Master's degree programme
- students who have Umeå University as first preference at Universityadmissions.se.
If granted a scholarship, it will include a full or partial reduction of the tuition fee.
The application period for the Academic year 2013-14 has now passed.
During the application period, the application form can be accessed via the banner to the right. Further clarification about scholarships and tuition fees in general is provided in the FAQ web page (to the left). There is also a contact form for additional questions in that page.
Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute
The Swedish Institute, a government agency, administers numerous scholarships each year for students and researchers coming to Sweden to pursue their objectives at a Swedish university.
One scholarship programme - The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships - targets students from countries with which Sweden has long-term development cooperation. These countries are Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. The scholarships are administered by the Swedish Institute and cover both living costs and tuition fees for 24 degree programmes offered at Umeå University.
Applicants from these countries are encouraged to apply for scholarship from the Swedish Institute directly.
For further information about additional scholarship opportunities offered by the Swedish Insitute and other organizations, please visit: http://www.studyinsweden.se/Scholarships/
EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are exempt from tuition fees
Applicants from the EU/EEA and Switzerland are exempt from application and tuition fees and should be able to support themselves financially. Umeå University does not offer any scholarships for EU/EEA/Swiss students.