International Student Scholarships are a testament to the commitment of Dalarna University to support outstanding international students. These scholarships are available to international students who have shown great interest and motivation to study at Dalarna University.

Application for Studies at Dalarna University

Before you apply for a scholarship, you must submit an application for the degree programme using the online application service for international programmes in Sweden The application deadline is normally between October and mid-January: for exact dates, please see the website above.

A list of applicants who have been awarded a scholarship will be published on the Dalarna University website.

Scholarship Value

International scholarships hold a value between 25 % and 50 % of tuition fees for the duration of a degree programme. Dalarna University will award up to 40 scholarships per year to qualified applicants.

Benefits and Requirements
  • Scholarships cover part of the tuition fee only and will not provide for accommodation, books, travel, or other personal or incidental expenses.
  • Scholarships are only available for students admitted to a degree program taught at Dalarna University.
  • Tuition fees will be waived in part for successful applicants. Payments are not made to the applicant.
  • The award of the scholarship is conditional upon registering on campus in the degree programme for which the award is made.
  • The scholarship is valid only for programmes starting during the upcoming academic year and is usually granted for one academic year (two terms). An extension is possible for programmes that are longer than two terms provided that study results are satisfactory.
  • The award period can neither be altered nor be extended, and some limitations may exist when using awards towards or during exchange studies.
  • Students who are suspended due to academic disciplinary reasons may forfeit part or all of their scholarship award.
Selection Criteria

Dalarna University scholarships are available to applicants who are required to pay tuition fees for full-time temporary studies at Dalarna University.

Selection and Decision

Decisions about who has been awarded a scholarship will be made no later than the following date:

The Office of Education and Research at DU is responsible for the processing of scholarship applications. Great emphasis is placed on the applicant’s previous education, references and personal letter. The Vice Chancellor makes the final decision on awards.

Priority is given to applicants for a full-degree program (on-campus) who have been selected in the first selection round There is no age limit; however, you are not eligible for the scholarships if you are already a student in the programme in question.

Application Deadline and Documents

Application Deadline

For studies commencing in January 2017:

The application deadline is October 30th, 2016. Late entries will be processed in chronological order.

For studies commencing in August 2017:

The application deadline is March 1, 2017. Late entries will be processed in chronological order.

Supporting Documents for Applications.
Please upload the following documents to your user account.

  1. CV
  2. One reference letter (this should be written by a current/former teacher or employer)

Scholarship applications for August 2017 will open in January, 2017.

Please upload your CV and letter of recommendation to your account

Other (non-DU) Scholarships

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