2015 University of Skövde Masters Scholarships for International Students

Applications are on-going for the 2015 University of Skövde Masters Scholarships for International Students. The University of Skövde (or in local Swedish, Högskolan i Skövde ) both administrates and offers a number of scholarships to international master’s students from eligible countries of the world who wish to study at the University.

The University administrates the UHR Scholarships for master’s students funded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) to students liable to pay tuition fees attending a master’s programme at the University. It also offers the HS Scholarships for master’s students which is a small number of scholarships funded by the University of Skövde (i.e. Högskolan i Skövde, or simply HS) to students attending a master’s programme at the University who are liable for tuition fees.

The scholarship covers all courses that are offered at masters degree level at the university and is only applicable to Citizens of ALL countries ( EXCEPT countries of the EU/EEA and Switzerland).

Scholarship Value

The UHR scholarships are tuition fee waivers of 31,250 SEK per semester (50% of the tuition fee), and the amount is automatically deducted from the tuition fee when you receive your invoice. 

The HS scholarships consist of tuition fee waivers of 25,000 SEK per semester, and the amount is automatically deducted from the tuition fee.

Please note that you have to be able to finance the rest of the tuition fee yourself and to cover all the living expenses during your stay in Sweden.

The scholarships are granted for one academic semester. Both UHR and HS Scholarships can be extended to a subsequent academic semester provided that the student’s study results are satisfactory.


Applicants for the University of Skövde International Masters Scholarships must be attending an international master’s programme at the University. The scholarship can only be awarded to tuition-paying students. Most applicants who are citizens of a country outside of the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay fees.

Application Procedure and Deadline

First apply for one of masters studies at the University via University Admissions. You must apply for one of the University Master’s programmes at the Swedish official online application service University Admissions.

Then apply for a scholarship at the University of Skövde by filling in the online scholarship application form available on the official webpage (link to it is below). Please note that you will need to provide the application number you received from the University Admissions website.

Please visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and application for this scholarship. Scholarship application for the autumn semester 2015 is currently open and deadline for submission of all applications is 10 March 2015 (23:59 Swedish time).

NB: If you are already enrolled as a master’s student at the University, you are not currently eligible to apply for UHR and HS scholarships. These scholarships are awarded prior to the commencement of a master’s programme.

Official Scholarship Website – http://www.his.se/scholarships/

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