The KTH Scholarship covers the full tuition fee of a one or two year master’s programme. Each year around 30 newly admitted students are awarded the scholarship. The scholarship programme has a focus on academic excellence and sustainable development, encouraging students to contribute to a more sustainable society.
Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities.
KTH Scholarship Criteria/Requirements
To be eligible for the scholarship you must be a fee-paying student and have applied for a master’s programme at KTH as your first priority. Students with conditional eligibility also qualify for the scholarship. KTH Scholarships are not available for applicants to Erasmus Mundus and EIT programmes.
KTH Scholarship Selection Process
The scholarship is awarded primarily on the basis of academic excellence and the selection process is undertaken in parallel with the admissions process. Only applicants who fulfil the admission requirements of the programme applied for are eligible for a scholarship. After the applicants have been assessed for admission, an assessment of applicants for the scholarship is made based on the following criteria:
- The applicant’s grades (GPA or equivalent)
- The ranking of the university that awarded the applicant’s bachelor’s degree
- The applicant’s motivation, relevant work experience and extra-curricular activities
- The applicant’s motivation how they will contribute to the sustainable development goals with a master’s degree from KTH
Scholarship Coverage In KTH
The KTH Scholarship covers the tuition fee at KTH for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. The scholarship does not include living costs.
Applications will open on 1 December 2020.
Applications are done online. Deadline is 15 January 2021. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
1 December 2020: Application opens
15 January 2021: Application closed