SI Scholarships for Global Professionals 2024/2025

Deadline: Unspecified

A well-liked, fully financed foreign scholarship program for master’s level study in Sweden is the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals. International students can apply for scholarships to study in Sweden from around forty-three different countries.
The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals seeks to cultivate the next generation of global leaders who will support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations as well as promote constructive and sustainable development in their own nations and regions. About 250 scholarships for master’s degree studies in Sweden were awarded by the Swedish Institute during the most recent application cycle.


We are looking for ambitious professionals who want to make a difference by working with issues that
contribute to a just and sustainable development in their home country and region. The SI
Scholarship for Global Professionals will be awarded based on the following eligibility conditions;

  • Country of citizenship: You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for SI scholarships.
  • University admissions: You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of University Admissions and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by the stipulated date (to be updated).
  • Work experience: You must have a minimum of 3,000 hours of demonstrated work experience.
  • Leadership experience: You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or from civil society engagements.
  • Master’s programmes: The master’s programmes you apply for must be eligible for SI scholarships. We give priority to programmes within certain subject areas, depending on your country of citizenship.


  • Full tuition fee coverage paid directly by SI to your Swedish university in the beginning of each semester.
  • A monthly payment of SEK 10,000to cover your living expenses throughout the study period.
  • Travel grant of up to SEK 15,000 for the entire study period depending on your country of origin Insurance against illness and accident.
  • Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders(NFGL) – a platform to help you grow professionally and build a network while in Sweden.
  • After your scholarship period has ended, you become a member of the SI Alumni Network. As a member, you get a unique opportunity for continued networking and professional development.
  • The local networks operate worldwide and currently consist of over 15,000 talented alumni from over 140 countries.


Application for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals starts with application for a master’s programme at a Swedish University and then application for application for a Global Professionals scholarship for final evaluation and consideration. The online application portal for the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals will open on 12 February for the academic year 2024/2025. You can already read the open call for applications and prepare your collection of documents.

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