Full Tuition-fee Awards Global Scholarship Program for Bachelor and Master’s Degree at Lund University in Sweden 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on July 4, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    [email protected]

The Lund University Global Scholarship in Sweden welcomes all international students to apply for this opportunity. This scholarship, provided by Lund University in Sweden, aims to give motivation and assistance to talented students from various countries in pursuing their education at the university. The program is open to both Bachelor’s and Master’s level programs across all subjects taught at Lund University.

Lund University is a prestigious institution, consistently ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide and in the top 0.4% globally. Its reputation attracts exceptional students from all around the world. To acknowledge and reward these high-achieving individuals, Lund University has established the Lund University Global Scholarship program.

The scholarship wants to honor the students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance throughout their previous studies and exhibit a strong alignment with our program offerings. The selection process for this scholarship is highly competitive and based on merit, ensuring that recipients are chosen from a pool of outstanding candidates.

Scholarship Provider: Lund University 

About the University 

Students sitting on the benches and walking around in front of Palaestra. Photo.Source: Lund University

Established in 1666, Lund University, situated in Lund, Sweden, is a renowned research university of great prominence. The university stands as one of Europe’s oldest and most esteemed educational institutions. With a rich heritage of academic excellence, the university excels particularly in fields such as:

  • Medicine
  • Natural Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities

They provide an extensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs across diverse disciplines. Lund University’s dedication to delivering a top-tier education ensures that students are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary for prosperous careers in their chosen fields.

Lund is known for its distinctive and vibrant student communities, making a widely regarded as the premier student city in Sweden. As a student in Lund, you will have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history of a medieval Swedish university town, all while being part of a dynamic and international environment. Additionally, their campuses in Malmö and Helsingborg offer their own exciting experiences, situated within larger coastal cities that provide students with a wide range of opportunities.

Studying at Lund University offers a truly exceptional and fulfilling educational journey. The university places a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research, providing students with the invaluable opportunity to collaborate with esteemed scholars across various fields. The campus boasts modern facilities and cutting-edge resources, ensuring students have access to state-of-the-art amenities.

The university is committed to sustainability with long-stand history of promoting its social responsibilities and environmental stewardship. Annually, they offer a wide range of academic opportunities to both local and international students who want to fulfill their higher education in Sweden.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Degree Level: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree
  • Field: Any eligible  fields offered by the university
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Duration: NA
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Scholarship Awards: Tuition fee and other benefits
  • Scholarship Country: Sweden

Scholarship Eligibility 

Who is qualified to apply for the scholarship:

  • Citizenship: You must be a citizen of a country from outside the EU/EEA (including Switzerland) and be required to pay tuition fees.
  • Application: You must have submitted a complete application in a regular application round for Bachelor’s or Master’s level studies leading to a degree at Lund University. Please note that the program you are applying for the scholarship should be your first choice in your application at universityadmissions.se.
  • Current students: If you are already studying at Lund University, please refer to the information regarding scholarships for current students.

It is important to meet the criteria above before proceeding with the application.

If any of the following apply to you, the university request to refrain from applying:

  • You do not meet the admission requirements set by Lund University.
  • A program or course offered by Lund University is not listed as your first choice.
  • You are unable to secure the necessary funding to cover your living expenses, as stipulated by the Swedish Migration Agency.

Application Process 

  • When the application period is open, you will find a link with detailed application instructions on the official page of the university.
  • Eligible applicants must first apply to the program intended to study at Lund University through the national application portal.
  • Once you have submitted a complete application for degree studies, you will be able to apply for the scholarship.
  • The application for the scholarship is separate from the national application portal.
  • The scholarship link portal will be provided on the official page of the university during the application period.

Required Materials 

  • As part of the scholarship application, you will need to submit a personal ‘scholarship motivation letter. The maximum limit of 600 words through the scholarship application portal.
  • It’s important to note that the scholarship motivation letter is different from the statement of purpose required for the specific program application.
  • The scholarship motivation letter should specifically explain why your academic performance and reasons for choosing Lund University make you a suitable candidate for the Lund University Global Scholarship.
  • Keep in mind that you can only apply for one Lund University Global Scholarship for the programs selected at Lund University within a particular application round.
  • However, in addition to the Lund University Global Scholarship, you are eligible to apply for other scholarships, such as the Swedish Institute scholarships, if you meet the respective eligibility criteria.

Selection Process 

The selection process will be given to the students who can demonstrate their academic achievements and strong commitments, desire to pursue their higher education in Sweden, and the candidates who are assessed as a good fit for the program.

Scholarship Awards 

The Lund University Global Scholarship offers financial assistance to cover tuition fees and living expenses. Every year, Lund University awards approximately SEK 20 million (€1.8 million / US $1.9 million) in scholarship grants.

Other assistance will be awarded to the successful students.

Application Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until February 2024.

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