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Lund University Global Scholarships for International Students in Sweden 2018 (Funded)

Lund University Global Scholarships for International Students in Sweden 2018 (Funded)

Lund University attracts high-performing students from around the world. The Lund University Global Scholarship Program aims to reward these students by awarding them academic excellence scholarships.

Scholarship holders have consistently achieved high scores in their previous studies and are rated as good for our programs. The scholarship is selective, competitive and performance-oriented.

Scholarships can cover 25%, 50%, 75% or up to 100% of the tuition fee. The scholarship share awarded depends on the available budget for the program / faculty. It does not reflect the academic achievement level of the students. Please note that scholarships are for tuition only and that the cost of living is not covered. Fellows must continue to be able to finance their living expenses according to the requirements of the Swedish Immigration Service.

Information about living costs in Sweden

Who can apply?

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must meet all the following criteria:

  • You must be a citizen of a country outside the EU / EEA (and Switzerland) and you must pay a tuition fee
  • You have submitted a full application for a bachelor’s or master’s degree at the University of Lund in a regular application for at least one semester (30 ECTS). Note that priority is given to students who have chosen a program at Lund University as the first choice in their application to universityadmissions.se.

If you are already a student at Lund University, please refer to the information about scholarships for current students.

Scholarship information for current students

Please do not apply if;

  • They do not meet the admission requirements for the University of Lund
  • You have not selected a Lund University Program / Course as your first choice / choice at universityadmissions.se
  • As requested by the Swedish Migration Board, you can not obtain the funds needed to cover the cost of living

Information about living costs in Sweden

When and how to apply

To apply for a Lund University Global Scholarship, you must first apply for the program (s) you wish to attend at Lund University through the national website; www.universityadmissions.se. Once you have submitted a full application for a degree or at least 30 ECTS credits and have paid the application fee, you can apply for the scholarship.

The application deadline for the LU Global Scholarship will begin at the beginning of February 2018 for studies from autumn 2018.

As part of this online application, you must upload your “Letter of Motivation” scholarship (maximum 600 words). Please note that the Letter of Motivation Scholarship is different from any Letter of Intent that you must submit as part of your application. In your fellowship letter of motivation, you should indicate why you are eligible for a Lund University Global Scholarship because of your academic achievements and the reasons for applying to the University of Lund.

You can only apply for one Lund University Global Scholarship per program or freestanding course. However, it is still possible to apply for other scholarships, such as the scholarship of the Swedish Institute.

When to apply to programmes and courses

Selection process – based on academic merit

The scholarship selection process is parallel to the program / course selection process. Priority will be given to students with high academic performance who are considered to be well-suited to the program, who show a strong commitment and desire to study at Lund University and have chosen a program / course at Lund University as their first choice if you to apply to www.universityadmissions.se

Since the scholarship is only based on performance, the financial needs of students are not taken into account in the selection process.

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