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.
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.