Last changed: 16 September 2021
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SLU and the Swedish Institute offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students.

Scholarships offered by SLU

SLU offers a small number of scholarships each year.

Who can apply?

Scholarships are available for fee-paying students admitted to Bachelor’s and Master's programmes.

We accept scholarship applications for the Bachelor’s programme Forest and Landscape and all SLU Master’s programmes except the following:

  • Outdoor Environments for Health and Well-being
  • Agricultural Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA)
  • Erasmus Mundus Plant Biology and EnvEuro.

A scholarship offered by SLU covers tuition fees only, no living or travel expenses are included. 

You need to pay the application fee even if you apply for a scholarship.

All fee-paying students, including scholarship recipients, are also covered by comprehensive medical insurance through Kammarkollegiet FAS+ during the entire study period. You can read the full terms of the insurance on Kammarkollegiet’s website.

How to apply

All students who apply for an SLU Master’s programme or our Bachelor’s programme Forest and Landscape as their first choice by the 17 January deadline will receive instructions on how to apply for a full tuition waiver scholarship.

The instructions will be sent to all eligible applicants within a few days after the 17 January deadline. The deadline for scholarship applications is 20 February.

Selection process

The selection process is based on a combined assessment of the applicant's motivation letter and previous university grades. No CV or reference letters is required from the applicants.

Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

Scholarships awarded by the Swedish Institute are available for fee-paying students admitted to Master’s programmes and cover both tuition fees and living expenses. There are several different scholarships available depending on your background.

To read more about the scholarships on offer, visit:

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Scholarships offered within certain Erasmus programmes

Students on some Erasmus Mundus specialisations within Master's programmes at SLU may be eligible for a scholarship. Currently, the following programmes have Erasmus specialisations:


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