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Posted By: Gideon Ogbonna 

For Crystalinks Education 

Deadline: 16 Jan/10 Feb 2017.

Study in: Sweden

Course starts August 2017

Scholarship description:

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the Autumn semester 2017.

Host Universities/Institutions:

Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Target group:

Students from SISS-eligible countries:

Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Category 2: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam.

Category 3: Candidates with citizenships from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients other than the above mentioned and those countries included in other SI scholarship programmes.

Special Initiative: South Africa and Syria.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients). There are no additional grants for family members.

The scholarship covers the whole duration of the master’s programme (one or two academic years).

Eligibility:

Applicants must be from an eligible country and have at least 3,000 hours of experience from full-time/part-time employment, voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust. Applicants must display academic qualifications and leadership experience. In addition, applicants should show an ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country, in a long term perspective.

Application instructions:

To be considered for a scholarship you must complete your separate application to the master’s programme(s) before 16 January 2017. To be considered for a scholarship in the second step of the scholarship application, you must also pay your university admissions application fee before the deadline for receipt of the fee by 1 February 2017.

The application process consists of two steps. The first step will take place 1 December 2016 – 16 January 2017 through an online application form. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of January 2017 (preliminary date: 25 January 2017) and asked to submit a detailed application for the second step from 1 – 10 February 2017.

To apply and to get more information or for enquiries, Please call us on +44 (0) 800 999 5649 or visit our website at www.crystalinkseducation.com. You can also email us on info@crystalinksis.co.uk

Source: Scholars4dev