LiU International Scholarships

LiU offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students. For some programmes, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship through the Swedish Institute (SI).

Scholarships rules

LiU International Scholarships are aimed at supporting international students with significant academic potential from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees. We offer a limited number of LiU International Scholarships to new students. The tuition fees for a student awarded a LiU International Scholarship are reduced by 25, 50, 75 or 100%.

Who is eligible?

Students who have applied for a master’s programme at Linköping University on time (15 January 2018), AND
- have chosen a master’s programme at Linköping University as their first priority
(ranked as number 1 of 4) AND
- have been admitted to their first choice in the First Notification of Selection Results
(6 April 2018), AND
- are required to pay tuition fees.

Application period

The application process is now closed for the 2017 intake and will reopen again April 2018 for the 2018 intake.

6-9 April Application period opens
13 April List of students awarded a scholarship will be published
16 April Deadline to accept the scholarship offer via email to

The following students were awarded LiU Scholarships 2017: 

LiU International Scholarships 2017

Rules and regulations

If you are a new student who has been awarded a LiU International Scholarship, the rules and regulations on the following page apply for you. Rules and regulations for LiU International Scholarships

Swedish Institute scholarships 

The Swedish Institute (a government agency) offers a variety of scholarships depending on the level of study, the country where you come from, and the purpose of your studies. Read more on their Scholarship webpage about the Swedish Institute (SI) scholarships and how to apply.

Other scholarships

Many associations, foundations and other organisations offer scholarships or travel grants for studies in Sweden. ( a government website) has collated a list of resources. Read more on their Other Scholarships page.

Information for scholarship holders

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