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Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa Students (SISSA), 2020-2021

Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa Students (SISSA), 2020-2021

Are you a talented and ambitious citizen of South Africa and want to study for a master’s degree in Sweden on a fully-funded scholarship? If yes, then the Swedish Institute is offering grant scholarships to a large number of master’s programs starting in the autumn semester 2020.

These scholarships are available only citizens of South Africa are eligible for SISSA. It is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programs and is only awarded for programs starting in the autumn semester.

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Nice opportunity for South African students.

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SISS is the Swedish government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. It is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and administered by the Swedish Institute (SI).

Application Deadline: 20 February 2020

Brief Description

University or Organization: Swedish Institute
Department: NA
Course Level: Master’s Program
Award: Fully Funded
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: 10
Nationality: South Africa Students
The award can be taken in Sweden


Eligible Countries: Citizens of South Africa applications are particularly welcome.
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any Master’s degree subjects offered by the university.
Admissible Criteria: To be eligible to apply for this scholarship South Africa citizens are eligible to apply. The master’s studies must be eligible for SI scholarships.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: After you have completed your application to the master’s program, you can apply for an SI scholarship. See more information about the required documents and forms
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants will need to attach a copy of your passport in your application. Your personal data including name, citizenship, and photograph must be shown clearly.
  • Language Requirements: In order to be eligible for university studies in Sweden, applicants must demonstrate that they meet the English requirement for the course or program they wish to apply for.

Benefits: The scholarship covers Tuition fee, Living expenses of SEK 10,000/month, Travel grant of SEK 15,000. The travel grant is a one-time payment for the entire scholarship period.

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