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Scholarships for Master programs; in various subjects; at Halmstad University; in Sweden

Each year Halmstad University offers a number of scholarships to qualified students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.These scholarships may be granted to students within any field of study at Halmstad University.

The applicant should be a citizen of a country outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) with the requirement of paying tuition fee.

The Halmstad University Scholarship covers 25% or 50% of the tuition fee and will be deducted from the tuition fee. The scholarship will not cover living costs and there are no grants for family members.

How to apply for a scholarship at Halmstad University:

  • Apply for one of our master’s programmes at Please pay the application fee to University Admissions.
  • Only applicants who are qualified to our master programmes and are eligible to Halmstad University scholarships will receive an email with the online application form.
  • Fill in the online scholarship application form. Please note that you will need to provide us with the application number you will receive from University Admissions.
  • Halmstad University will notify the recipients of scholarships by email in the end of March.

If you haven’t received a scholarship offer, you have unfortunately not been offered a scholarship. Applicants who are not offered a scholarship will not be notified individually.

Please observe that anyone offered a scholarship has to accept the place at the study program at as well as the scholarship offer from the University.

The scholarship will initially be granted for one semester, but will be automatically extended for the duration of the study program (2 or 4 semesters) provided that study results are satisfactory.

For detailed information about the Halmstad University scholarships, please read our Regulations for the awarding of Scholarships. (pdf, 71.8 kB)


Halmstad University’s 2011 SI Scholarship recipients Ritah Nafula and Tewodros Sissay Girma.

The Swedish Institute scholarships

The Swedish Institute (SI), a government agency, each year administers over 500 scholarships for students and researchers coming to Sweden to pursue their objectives at a Swedish university.

Some programs may have specific scholarships connected only to the program or the subject area. Some of these programs are:

  • Visby Programme Scholarships for master’s level studies. Candidates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine can apply.
  • Swedish-Turkish Programme. For citizens of Turkey pursuing master´s level studies in Sweden.
  • The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS). The programme is open to three different categories of countries, as well as South Africa and Syria for which there are special initiatives.
    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, or ODA countries included in other SI scholarship programmes, can apply within this category.

SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) aims to build a long lasting relationship between Sweden and our scholarship holders. Watch the film below to get inspired.

Deadline: January 15, 2018

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