Örebro University Scholarship

If you are admitted to a master's programme at Örebro University, you are eligible to apply to our Scholarship Programme.

Örebro University Scholarship 2024

The Örebro University Scholarship programme is aimed at top academic students from countries outside the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland, who are required to pay tuition fees for studies starting after June 2011. The scholarship covers full or partial tuition fees. It does not cover living expenses, which means that you will have to finance your own living expenses.

Read more about the living expense requirements by the Swedish Migration Agency here (See “You must be able to support yourself”).

The number of awarded scholarships varies every year but commonly covers 4-5 students per academic year. Read more about study fees.

The application for scholarship 2024/2025 will open preliminery end of March, 2024.

Who is eligible?

  • Applicant must have applied for a Master Programme through Universityadmissions.se within deadline and having Örebro University as first priority.
  • Applicant must be admitted to a Master Programme at Örebro University. 
  • Applicant must be from a country outside the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland.
  • Applicant must fill out the application form that is distributed in conjuction with admissions in April.

Further, to be awarded a scholarship, the applicant must, through the application form, demonstrate suitability and commitment to the chosen field of study and provide documents of academic qualifications.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to one of Örebro University's Master's Programmes
    Application Deadline is 15 January 2024
    Read about Master's Programmes offered at Örebro University. You have to apply via Universityadmissions.se. Click here to read more on how to apply. Note that applicants must have applied within deadline and put Örebro University as 1st priority to be eligble for a scholarship.
  2. Recieve notification of selection results
    Results will be published end of March / beginning of April 2024
    The application form for the Örebro University Scholarship Programme will be sent out to admitted students with Örebro University as first priority.
  3. Fill out application form
    Deadline April 2024
    Fill out the application form according to the information sent out by the university. Submit all the required information and documents before deadline.
  4. Results
    Post deadline, all applications will be reviewed and decisions will be made in the beginning of May, 2024. Awarded students will be contacted via email at this time. The results will also be published on this website. If you are not awarded a scholarship you will not be notified.


Supporting documents

To assess your application, you need to add the following mandatory supporting documents to the application:

  • Personal motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • CV (maximum 1 page)
  • A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation (maximum 1 page each).

All the documents need to be merged in to one single PDF file. Only documents in a PDF-format will be considered. Maximum file size is 4 Mb.

Contact Information

For information about our Masters Programmes

If you have questions about a specific programme please contact the school it is held at, you can find the different schools here. 

For questions on admissions please visit Universityadmissions.se.

For inquiries regarding admission to Örebro University please contact This is an email address

For questions about the Scholarship Programme please contact This is an email address.

To find answers to frequently asked questions click here.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offer scholarships for students from many different countries - these scholarships cover tuition fees and in most cases also living expenses. 

The Swedish Institute awards about 500 scholarships per year to students and researchers who want to come to Sweden.

If awarded a scholarship from the Swedish Institute a student unfortunately can not recieve the Örebro University Scholarship. 

Scholarships awarded by the Swedish Institute

Scholarships Offered by Various Organization and Foundations

Study In Sweden

There are many scholarship opportunities for studies abroad. StudyInSweden offers a list with country-specific scholarships offered by various organisations and foundations around the world. 
List with country-specific scholarships.  

International Education Financial Aid Portal

The IEFA online database lists scholarships, grants, international student loan programmes and other information to promote study abroad. Click here to visit the IEFA .

Please note that Örebro University does not adminstrate any of these scholarships. For inquiries contact the specific organisation directly.