Scholarship: The Karolinska Institutet Global Master’s Scholarships

Type: Masters

Location: Sweden

Value: Full or Partial Tuition

Deadline: February 1, 2021


Karolinska Institutet offers a handful of tuition fee scholarships to excellent students who have been admitted to one of our Global Master’s Programmes starting each Autumn semester. The amount of scholarships varies from year to year, but there are maximum 10 scholarships per year, spread to all the Global Master’s Programmes. The competition is fierce with approximately 1500 international students applying for the scholarship annually.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for the KI Global Master’s Scholarship you must:

Only first year students are eligible to apply.


How do I apply?

All applicants to the Global Master’s programmes at Karolinska Institutet who are obliged to pay tuition fees and have paid the application fee to University Admissions will receive information and an invite to apply for the KI Global Master’s Programme scholarship after the last day to pay the application fee and submit supporting documents.


Selection process

The selection process is based on an overall assessment of the applicant’s CV and qualifications that are submitted via UniversityAdmissions and evaluated in connection with the application for a KI Global Master’s programme. Scholarship awaredees will be notified personally.


What does the KI Global Master’s scholarship cover?

The KI Global Master’s Scholarship only covers the tuition fee (or part of the tuition fee for programmes only partially given by Karolinska Institutet). Travel, living expenses and other costs must be met with other funding. Furthermore, please note the KI Global Master’s Scholarship only covers tuition fee for students enrolled at a Global Master’s Programme here at Karolinska Institutet and cannot be used for other studies.


Important dates – KI Global Master’s Scholarships

Application for our Global Master’s programmes opens: 16 October 2020
Application deadline: 15 January 2021
Last date to pay application fee and submit supporting documents: 1 February
Apply for the KI Global programmes scholarship at this page: 16 October
Notification of selection for the Global Master’s Programmes: 9 April
Notification of selection for the scholarship: 26-28 April

Please read the Tuition fees and scholarships regulations at Karolinska Institutet before applying for the scholarship.