Scholarships at Örebro University

There are multiple scholarship options available to non-European students who wish to study at Örebro University. These are offered by the Swedish Institute or directly via Örebro University. If you are admitted to a master's programme at Örebro University, you are eligible to apply to our Scholarship Programme.

Örebro University Scholarship 2020

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 but does not cover living expenses. The number of awarded scholarships varies every year but commonly covers 4-5 students per academic year. To read more about study fees click here.

The application for 2020/2021 is now closed. The recipients for the scholarship 2020/2021 can be found here.

The application for scholarship 2021/2022 will open in April 2021. 

Who is eligible?

  • Applicant must have applied through Universityadmissions.se with 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 2020.

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 January 15th 2020
    Click here to see 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 an applicant must put Örebro University as 1st priority to be eligble for a scholarship.

  2. Recieve notification of selection results
    Results will be published April 3rd 2020
    The application form for the Örebro University Scholarship Programme will be sent out to admitted students in conjuction with the selection results.

  3. Fill out application form 
    Deadline April 13 2020
    Fill out the application form according to the information sent out by the university. Submit all the required information and documents before deadline. 

Post deadline all applications will be reviewed and decisions will be made at the end of April 2020. Awarded students will be contacted via emai at this time. The results will also be published on this website. If you are not awarded a scholarship you will not be notified via email. 

Contact Information

For information about our Master Programmes click here. 

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. Click here to access their list. 

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.