Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Sweden
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Karolinska Institutet 
  • Funded by: Karolinska Institutet 
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters
  • Scholarship Amount: N/S
  • Separate Application Required?: Not needed
  • Deadline: 15 January 2024 and 28 February 2024.
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Scholarship Benefits

  • The KI Global Master’s Scholarship exclusively funds the tuition cost in full or partially for programmes that Karolinska Institutet administers.
  • It does not encompass expenses for travel, sustenance, or any additional outlays, which must be covered by alternate financial sources.

It is also important to understand that the KI Global Master’s Scholarship is solely applicable to tuition fees for those enrolled in a Global Master’s Programme at Karolinska Institutet and is not transferable to other educational pursuits.


Eligibility criteria for the KI Global Master’s Scholarship stipulate that applicants must:

Please note that this scholarship opportunity is available exclusively to first-year students.

How to apply

Applications are accepted from February 9 to 28, 2024.

The selection criteria involve a comprehensive review of the applicant’s curriculum vitae and credentials, which should be provided through university admissions and will be assessed alongside the application for a KI Global Master’s programme. Individuals who are granted a scholarship will receive personal notification.

Additional Information

Karolinska Institutet provides a limited number of tuition fee scholarships to outstanding students admitted to our Global Master’s Programmes each Autumn. Typically, about 10 scholarships are distributed annually across all Global Master’s Programmes. With roughly 1500 international students vying for the scholarship each year, the competition is intense.

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