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Scholarships

Umeå University offers scholarships to talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA.

Application timeline for scholarships

The application period for 2020/21 is now closed. Announcement of scholarships was made to all applicants via email on 6 April. We thank all applicants for their interest in our scholarships and congratulate all successful scholarship recipients.

Information regarding scholarships for next year, 2021/22, will be published on this website in December.

Umeå University Scholarships for International Students

Umeå University offers scholarships each year, in conjunction with the Autumn term admission, to academically talented and high-achieving students. Scholarships offered are in the form of tuition-waivers. Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.

Scholarship Eligibility

We welcome you to apply for scholarship if you:

  • are a citizen of a country outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • have completed your application for programme studies at master's level (before the application deadline of 15 January 2020) and have paid the application fee by 3 February latest.
  • have Umeå University programme as priority 1 at universityadmissions.se.

The selections are based entirely on the applicant's academic merit. A committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships.

Application

When the application form opens, eligible students will receive an e-mail with application instructions. Only applicants with a Umeå University programme as priority 1 or second year master students at Umeå University (i.e. students who are currently in their first master year) are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

If you are an eligible student and have not received an e-mail by the opening date of the application form, contact us at io@umu.se

Current Student at Umeå University 

If you are currently studying at Umeå University, and will continue your studies through 2020–2021 academic year, you are also welcome to apply.

Erling-Persson Scholarships for International Students in Public Health

Umeå University offers scholarships each year, in conjunction with the Autumn term admission, to academically talented and high-achieving students in public health. This scholarship is sponsored by a donation from the Erling-Persson Family Foundation.

8 new students will be offered this scholarship every year. Selected candidates receive full tuition waivers as well as an allowance of up to SEK 3000 per month. 

Scholarship Eligibility

We welcome you to apply for scholarship if you:

  • are a citizen of a country outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • have completed your application for programme studies in public health at master's level (before the application deadline of 15 January 2020)
  • have paid the application fee by 3 February latest.
  • have a Umeå University programme as priority 1 at universityadmissions.se.

The selections are based entirely on the applicant's academic merit. A committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships.

Application

When the application form opens, eligible students will receive an e-mail with application instructions. Only applicants with a Umeå University programme in public health as priority 1 are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

If you are an eligible student and have not received an e-mail by the opening date of the application form, please let us know.  

Inspiration and more Information

Film: Welcome Reception
Welcome Reception

Highlights from the annual welcome reception for new international master's students.

Film: Successful graduates
Successful graduates

Carlos Martin Jara studied Business Development and Internationalisation at the Umeå School of Business and Economics.