Umeå University offers scholarships to talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA.
The scholarships application round for the 2017-18 academic year is now closed.
We welcome you to apply for scholarship if you have:
A committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships. The selections are based entirely on the applicant's academic merit.
Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.
The following scholarships are administered by Umeå University:
This is a general scholarship programme offered by Umeå University. Open for students admitted to one of the entire list of Master's study programmes offered.
For talented students admitted to one of the three Master's in Public Health study programmes at Umeå University:
For talented students who are admitted to one of the six Master's level programmes offered by the Umeå School of Business and Economics:
For talented students who are admitted to one of the UID study programmes:
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.
1 November 2016 - Scholarship application opens
15 March 2017 – Umeå University Scholarship Application closes
24 March 2017 - Notification of Selection results
4 April 2017 – Umeå University Scholarships selection results announced
28 April 2017 - Tuition invoices sent to students admitted in the first selection round
12 May 2017 - Tuition invoices sent to students admitted in the second selection round
10 August 2017 - Tuition invoices sent to students admitted in the extra application round for EU/EEA citizens
Swedish Institute Scholarships
16 January 2017 – Swedish Institute Scholarships First Step application deadline
10 February 2017 – Swedish Institute Scholarship Second Step application deadline
10 April 2017 – SI scholarship selections announced
The Swedish Migration Agency requires that students show that they can cover living expenses of SEK 7,974 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.
Information from the Swedish Migration Board about Residence Permits