Study for a FULL FUNDED Master’s Degree in Sweden : Rwandans are PRIORITY
Rwanda is one of the prioritised countries within the scholarship programme SISS (Swedish Institute Study Scholarships). According to Swedish Institute statistics, regarding the quality of applications as well as the amount of applicants, they see that there is a need to promote SISS among young professionals from Rwanda.
Do you have ambition, leadership experience and a strong professional background? You could study for a master’s degree in Sweden on a fully-funded Swedish Institute scholarship. Find out if you can apply.
We grant scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2018. Check the list of master’s programmes that are eligible for SISS.
To begin with, apply for up to four master’s programmes at universityadmissions.se, between 16 October 2017 – 15 January 2018.
Then apply for an SI scholarship between 2-9 February 2018, follow the instructions below.
An estimated 180 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2018. Usually 1-2 % of the applicants can be awarded a SISS scholarship.
You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. We will not consider any other documents than the required ones. You must complete your application in English. You must use our templates provided below and complete them according to the instructions, otherwise your applications will be deemed ineligible.
A motivation letter: the template for motivation letter will be available here in the middle of January 2018. You will need to fill in and upload the motivation letter as a PDF-file.
A Curriculum Vitae (CV): please only use this particular Europass format of maximum three pages. It is up to you to decide which parts are relevant for your application. Additional pages will not be considered.
Two different letters of reference: you must use the SISS template for letter of reference 2018/2019. At least one letter of reference must be based on your work experience. It will be a merit if the second letter of reference is based on your involvement in networks or civil society organisations outside of your regular work. If the letters are not signed by the referee and stamped with official stamp of the referred organisation or a notary office, they are not valid. Templates should be typed, then printed, signed and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the template and in our FAQ.
Proof of work and leadership experience: you must use the SISS template for proof of work and leadership experience 2018/2019. Any experience not signed by the referee and stamped with official stamp of the referred organisation or a notary office, are not valid. The template should be typed, then printed, signed and stamped; and then be uploaded as one PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the template and in our FAQ.
A copy of your passport: your personal data including name, citizenship and photograph must be shown clearly. Copy of passport should be included together with the CV as a last fourth page. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a copy of your valid passport to include.