Swedish Council for Higher Education is offering Avancez scholarships for international students to pursue full-time master degree programme in 2018.
The aim of the Avancez scholarships is to enable and encourage academically able students from non-EU/EEA countries.
Chalmers is a highly progressive university situated in Gothenburg, Sweden. From this beautiful and dynamic part of the world we have become known locally and globally for education, research and innovation with a wide range of applications.
Applicants must citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education. The requirement is equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6. International students conventionally substantiate this knowledge by submitting acknowledged tests with a prescribed minimum test result.
- Application deadline: January 15, 2018
- Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at Chalmers University of Technology.
- Study Subject: The field(s) of study to which the scholarships will be awarded is determined annually by the University President. For the academic year 2017-2018 the field of study is unrestricted, but it will be distributed according to targeted areas of education determined by the university management, based on the total number of applicants per each area of education from previous academic year.
- Scholarship Award:
- A 75% reduction of the tuition fees (4 semesters / 2 year programme)
- Students who excel during their first year of studies may receive an increased scholarship reduction, which covers 85% of the tuition fee during the second and final year of studies
- No funds are transferred to the scholarship laureates
- Number of Scholarships: A number of scholarships are available.
- Nationality: International
- Scholarship can be taken in Sweden
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Students of non-EU/EEA countries can apply for these scholarships.
- Entrance Requirements:
- Citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish University education.
- 1st year Master’s programme applicants
- English Language Requirements: The following language tests and minimum scores are accepted by Chalmers as proof of English language proficiency:
- Cambridge CPE or CAE: Pass
- IELTS (academic training), 6.0 (with no part of the test below 5.0) TOEFL (paper-based): 550 (with minimum score 4 on written part)
- TOEFL (computer-based): 213
- TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 (with minimum score 17 on written part). The TOEFL (Institution) code is 9520.
The scholarship application is an online application, consisting of two steps. We encourage you to apply for scholarships as soon as possible, but no later than 15 January 2018, since this will greatly expedite the assessment process. However, there is no correlation between how early an application is made and the likelihood of receiving a scholarship.
How to Apply:
- Apply for a Master’s programme
Scholarship applications will only be processed after the corresponding online application for Master’s programmes at universityadmissions.se has been completed, including having submitted all the required documentation verifying your eligibility and having paid the application fee. Only applicants fulfilling the eligibility requirements for the Master’s programmes applied for will be considered for a scholarship.
How to apply for a Master’s programme
- Rank your programmes
The ranking of the Master’s programmes that you applied for (no. 1 to 4) is crucial for the assessment of your scholarship application. To maximize your chances of being offered a scholarship from Chalmers you should select a Chalmers programme as your number one priority.
Ranking of Master’s programmes
- Read the requirements
Read the requirements for each of the scholarships thoroughly before submitting your application
Requirements for the scholarships