Scholarships

Umeå University welcomes talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA.

Umeå University Scholarships for International Students

Scholarship Application Eligibility

We welcome you to apply for scholarship if you have; 

  • completed your application for studies at UniversityAdmissions.se before 1 February 2016.
  • Umeå University programme as priority 1

A committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships. 
The selections are based entirely on applicants academic merit.
Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.

Scholarships offered by Umeå University

The following scholarships are administered by Umeå University

Umeå University Scholarship
This is a general scholarship programme offered by Umeå University. Open for students admitted to one of the Master's study programmes offered.
8-10 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.

Erling-Persson Scholarship
For talented students admitted to Master's in Public Health study programmes at Umeå University.
14-16 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.

Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) Scholarship
For talented students who are admitted to one of the 6 Master's level programmes offered by the Umeå School of Business and Economics.
2 Scholarships for academic year 2016-17.

Umeå Institute of Design (UID) Scholarship
For talented students who are admitted to UID study programmes
4-6 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.

Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute, a government agency, administers scholarship programmes each year that cover tuition, as well as living costs, for selected non-EU/EEA students.

More information is available at the Swedish Institute website.

Other Scholarship opportunities

Korea Talent Race

Umeå University is a participant in Korea Talent Race, 2016 edition. 
The winner of the Korea Talent Race competition will receive a full tuition waiver as first prize. 
This scholarship is open to Republic of Korea nationals only.
More information is available here.


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2015-12-30

Scholarship recipient

Dinesh Damodaran - Master's in Management student and Umeå University Scholarship Recipient

Dinesh Damordarn, from India, is a student in the master's degree in management programme. He is one of the recipients of the Umeå University Scholarship.

Photos and films from the 2015 Reception

Korean Students!

The Korea Talent Race competition is open! Apply now to win a full scholarship to study at Umeå University in autumn 2016.
koreatalentrace.com

Swedish Institute Scholarships

Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

Cost of Living

The Swedish Migration Board requires that students show that they can cover living expenses of SEK 8010 per month in order to obtain a residence permit. Those who intend to study for one year or more must show that they can support themselves for 10 months per year.

A typical student budgetInformation from the Swedish Migration Board about Residence Permit