Uppsala University scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available each year for fee-paying international students who are applying to an international Bachelor’s or Master's programme.

Some scholarships are specifically for students who are applying to one of Uppsala University’s Master’s programmes, while others are open to both Master’s and Bachelor’s students. Some scholarships are open for all citizens of a country outside of the EU/EEA or Switzerland whilst others are only open to citizens of certain countries.

Please note! The scholarships that are open for application can vary from year to year. The list of nationalities that are eligible for the King Carl Gustaf Scholarship also varies from year to year, so be sure to check whether you are eligible to apply before you submit an application.

The application form for scholarships will be published here on 16 January 2019.

For any questions regarding your scholarship application, you can contact tuitiongrants@uadm.uu.se

Scholarships for academic year 2019/2020

Scholarships open to citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland:

Scholarships open to citizens of The People's Republic of China:

Scholarships open to residents of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong:

Scholarships open to American citizens:

Scholarships open to citizens of Afghanistan, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Egypt, India, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen (North Yemen):

How to apply 

Uppsala University IPK Scholarship

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.        

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded an IPK scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions.
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019

Anders wall scholarship foundation for Studies at Uppsala University

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded an Anders Wall scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019

The Scholarship foundation of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Residents of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded a Hong Kong scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019

The Scholarship foundation of the Swedish-American chamber of commerce in new york

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.

For studies at: Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • American citizens
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded a New York scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019.

Uppsala university president’s club scholarship

Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship aims to encourage a well-qualified international Master’s student. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.
  • Students can only be awarded the Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019. 

The King carl Gustaf scholarship

The King Carl Gustaf Scholarship is aimed at students who live in unsafe and dangerous conditions in areas of conflict outside Europe. Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for studies at Uppsala University Master’s programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 2 September 2019.

For studies at: Master’s programmes           

Eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Egypt, India, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen (North Yemen).
  • Applicants must show why they are particularly vulnerable and therefore in need to belonging to the education environment at Uppsala University as well as having the academic talent required.
  • Students can only be awarded a King Carl Gustaf scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions. 
  • The programme must be delivered on campus.

Documentation to send:

Application period: 16 January to 1 February 2019.