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Swedish Institute Master's Scholarships for South Africa (SISSA) 2019

The Swedish Government is offering ten scholarships to talented and ambitious South African students who wish to pursue their Masters degree at a university in Sweden.

Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa (SISSA)

We grant scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2019. 

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester.

The scholarship is granted for one academic year (two semesters) at a time.

It will be extended for programmes longer than two semesters, provided that the student has passed his/her courses/credits.

The scholarship period cannot be changed or extended beyond the awarded scholarship period, nor can the scholarship be transferred to a study programme other than the awarded master’s programme.

Priority will be given to applicants who

have completed bachelor’s with honours or equivalent from a South African university, and

choosing study programmes with an emphasis on one of the following subject areas (listed in alphabetical order, no priority or ranking is implied):

  • Computer science and IT
  • Design (industrial design, architecture, urban/regional planning)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental technology/Sustainable development
  • Gender studies
  • Nanotechnology
  • Public health

You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. 


Opportunity Closing Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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