Scholarships at the Swedish Defence University

If you have applied for a course at the Swedish Defence University, which requires the payment of fees, you can apply to the University for a scholarship.

The scholarship may only be used to pay all or part of the tuition fees and may not be used for accommodation or other suchlike costs.

Who can apply?

The scholarship programme is aimed at well-qualified students from countries, other than EU/EEA countries and Switzerland (in accordance with Regulation 2010:543), who wish to study at Swedish universities or colleges.

Please note that only applicants in the current application round can apply for the scholarship since the scholarship is aimed for newly admitted students.

This scholarship is administered by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR), but applications for and approval of scholarships are dealt with by the university or college concerned.

How to apply

Please fill in the application form. No supporting documents are needed since they are all available for you admission evaluation through www.universityadmissions.se.

Application deadline

Submit your application no later than 15 June 23:59 if you apply for a scholarship for studies that start in the autumn semester.

We offer two scholarships for intake autumn 2020. The scholarship will cover the tuiton fee for both academic years of the Master’s programme. The scholarship recipients will be notified on July 9 right after the Admission results. If you have not received an email by June 10, please consider your scholarship application as unsuccesful.

Please note:

You must first apply to a course or a programme before applying for a scholarship.


For questions about the scholarship, please contact masterprogramme@fhs.se