Umea University International Students Scholarships

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Umeå University offers International Students 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.

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden’s fifth oldest university. Today, they have a strong international presence with students, teachers, and researchers from all over the world. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in the nation, they are alive with enthusiasm, innovation, creativity and fresh ideas.


The Swedish Migration Agency requires that students show that they can cover living expenses of SEK 8,064 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.

The International Students Scholarships are 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.

Institution of study: Umea University

Nationality Eligible: Students from outside the EU/EEA

Scholarship offer: Full or partial waiver of the tuition fee

Eligibility:  Applicants should have completed their  study application before the application deadline (15 January 2018)

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.

For autumn term 2017 intake, 42 scholarships overall were awarded to students from different disciplines, with an additional 20 students ranked in reserve.


Requirements: Fill out the online form to find out the necessary requirements.

Application:  Applications to be made on the online application portal

Deadline: 15 March 2018

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