Linköping University (LiU) offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students. For some programmes and nationalities, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship through the Swedish Institute. There are also other funding opportunities for studies in Sweden.

LiU International Scholarship

The LiU International Scholarship is aimed at supporting international master's degree students with significant academic potential who are required to pay tuition fees. The tuition fees for a student awarded a LiU International Scholarship are reduced by 25, 50, or 75%. We offer a limited number of these scholarships to new students. 

Am I eligible to apply?  

Students who have applied for a master’s programme at Linköping University and who meet all of the following conditions are eligible to apply for a scholarship:

  • you applied by the deadline for the first admission round (15 January 2019);
  • you chose a master’s programme at Linköping University as your first priority (ranked as number 1 of 4);
  • you have been admitted to your first choice in the First Notification of Selection Results (4 April 2019); and,
  • you are required to pay tuition fees. 

Application period dates and deadlines for 2019 

The application opens each year for a very short window of time. Eligible students are invited to apply before the deadline for applications closes. 

04 April  Application period opens* ✔

07 April – Application period will close at 23:59 CET ✔

12 April – Scholarship recipients will be published on this page.** ✔

LiU International Scholarship Recipient List 2019

Please note: Linköping University reserves the right to determine internally, on a year by year basis, how many scholarships will be offered, what percentage will be offered and to determine the merit process once eligibility has been met and if there are more applicants than scholarships available.

*When applications are open for the LiU International Scholarship, you will find an online application form link on this page.

** Application numbers from University Admissions will be used to protect people’s identity.

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Swedish Institute scholarships 

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

Swedish Institute: Scholarships

Other scholarships

Many associations, foundations and other organisations offer scholarships or travel grants for studies in Sweden. The official website has collated a list of resources, where you can look for scholarships open to students of many countries or from your country specifically.

Study in Sweden: Other Scholarships 

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