Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Sweden
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: KTH Royal Institute
  • Funded by: KTH
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters
  • Scholarship Amount: Tuition fee for one or two years
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 15 January, 2024
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Scholarship Benefits

  • Fee offset: Covers tuition fee for the first and second year of the program.
  • Tuition Fee Waiver Duration: Master’s program, maximum of 2 years.

KTH is committed to sustainable development. Throughout your years at KTH, you will gain the skills necessary to propel the society towards a more sustainable course. Therefore, applicants for scholarships will have to state how acquiring a master’s degree from KTH will actively contribute to sustainable development.


Applicants who meet the required admission qualifications for the Master’s program applied for.     

Basis for Award: Academic merit.

Find full list of scholarships in Sweden for international students here.

How to apply

  • To seek the KTH Scholarship, utilise the “Apply now” feature here. This is only accessible while the application period is active (1 December 2023–15 January 2024).
  • Click the button to access the application form which is an essential step for completing your KTH Scholarship application.
  •  No requirement for supplementary documents, as the institute can retrieve and review your application materials from during the evaluation phase.

Additional Information

  • To qualify for the scholarship, you need to be a tuition paying candidate. 
  • Ensure that you have chosen a master’s program at KTH as your top preference and completed the necessary step of paying the application fee.
  • The scholarship selection primarily hinges on academic excellence, aligning with a parallel process to admissions.
  • Eligibility for a scholarship is reserved for applicants meeting the admission prerequisites of their chosen program.

Following the assessment for admission, candidates are further evaluated for the scholarship, considering the following criteria:

  •  Academic performance, as reflected in the applicant’s grades (GPA or equivalent).
  • University ranking where the applicant earned their bachelor’s degree.
  • Extracurricular involvement, encompassing research experiences, publications, work experience, teaching background, awards, and other relevant activities.
  • The applicant’s motivation, outlining how they envision contributing to the sustainable development goals with a master’s degree from KTH.

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