Do you have a passion for technology and innovation? Do you want to pursue a master’s degree in one of the top-ranked universities in Europe? Do you want to study in a vibrant and multicultural city that offers endless personal and professional growth opportunities? If yes, you might be interested in applying for the KTH Royal Institute of Technology Master’s Technology Scholarship.
The KTH Royal Institute of Technology Master’s Technology Scholarship is a prestigious and competitive scholarship program that covers the full tuition fee of a one or two-year master’s program at KTH. The scholarship is offered by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden’s largest and oldest technical university that has been at the forefront of research and education since 1827. The scholarship is part of the KTH’s vision to attract and retain the best talent worldwide and foster a culture of excellence and innovation.
The scholarship provider is the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, a public research university in Stockholm, Sweden, that specializes in engineering and technology. KTH is one of the leading technical universities in Europe and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. KTH offers over 60 master’s programs in various technology fields, such as computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, biotechnology, architecture, and urban planning. KTH has a solid international profile, with about 20% of its students and 30% of its faculty coming from abroad. KTH also has a close collaboration with industry and society and is involved in many cutting-edge research projects and innovations.
The scholarship is open to applicants from all countries who must pay tuition fees at KTH and have applied for a master’s program at KTH as their first priority. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study and meet the specific admission requirements of the chosen program. Applicants must also have a high level of academic performance, strong motivation and interest in the chosen field of study, and a clear vision of how their studies at KTH will contribute to their personal and professional development.
The scholarship can be used to study in Sweden, a Nordic country in Northern Europe that is known for its high quality of life, social welfare, environmental sustainability, and innovation. Sweden is a member of the European Union and the Schengen Area, meaning students can travel freely within most of Europe without a visa. Sweden is also a safe and tolerant country with a rich and diverse culture, history, and nature. Students can enjoy the benefits of living in a modern and dynamic society while also experiencing the traditions and values of the Swedish people.
The scholarship covers the full tuition fee of a one or two-year master’s program at KTH, which ranges from SEK 310,000 to SEK 400,000 per year, depending on the agenda. The scholarship does not cover living expenses, travel, or other fees. However, the scholarship recipients can benefit from the mentoring and networking opportunities provided by KTH, as well as access to the global community of KTH alumni.
Level and Field of Study
The scholarship is available for master’s degree programs in engineering and technology, and related fields. The fields of study can include, but are not limited to, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, biotechnology, architecture, and urban planning. The scholarship is especially interested in supporting students who pursue studies in the following areas:
- Digitalization: The development and application of digital technologies and solutions for various sectors and domains, such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science, software engineering, and human-computer interaction.
- Sustainability: The integration and implementation of sustainable principles and practices for various systems and processes, such as renewable energy, circular economy, green chemistry, environmental engineering, and sustainable development.
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The creation and management of new products, services, and businesses that address the needs and challenges of society and the market, such as innovation management, product development, entrepreneurship, and business administration.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via this link. The application consists of the following components:
- Personal information
- Academic information
- Proposed program of study
- Motivation letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Letters of recommendation
- Supporting documents
Applicants should carefully read the full scholarship guidelines before applying and follow the instructions and criteria. Applicants should also ensure that their application is clear, concise, and compelling, demonstrating their academic excellence, motivation, and interest in the chosen field of study, and potential impact.
Countries that can Apply
The scholarship is open to applicants from all countries who must pay tuition fees at KTH. This includes applicants from the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland who do not have a permanent right of residence in Sweden, as well as applicants from other countries outside the EEA and Switzerland.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a citizen and legal permanent resident of a country that is required to pay tuition fees at KTH
- Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study
- Have applied for a master’s program at KTH as their first priority and paid the application fee
- Meet the specific admission requirements of the chosen program
- Have a high level of academic performance
- Have a strong motivation and interest in the chosen field of study
- Have a clear vision of how their studies at KTH will contribute to their personal and professional development
- Have not received any other KTH scholarship in the past
The application deadline is January 15, 2024, by 11:59 PM CET. Applicants should submit their applications as early as possible and avoid waiting until the last minute. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.