If you have applied for a Master´s programme at The Swedish Defence University, there are several scholarships which you can apply for. Please note that these scholarships are for students who are required to pay tuition. We do not offer scholarships for students from EU countries.

The UHR Scholarship

This scholarship is administered by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR). Application and selection process amongst admitted students to the Swedish Defence University is handled by the university. The scholarship may only be used as a tuition fee waiver and may not be used for other costs.

Who can apply?

The scholarship programme is granted to the highest qualified students from countries who are required to pay tuition fees, i.e. not EU/EEA countries and Switzerland (in accordance with Regulation 2010:543).

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

How to apply

Please fill in the application form. The form closes at 23.59 on February 1st. No supporting documents are needed since they are available on

Application period

You may apply for a UHR scholarship starting October 16th 2023 in the application round October 2023 - January 2024.

Please note that you have until February 1st 2024 to submit your scholarship application.

The scholarship recipients will be notified a few days after the admission results on March 21st. We will only review scholarship applications amongst eligible and admitted candidates. Please do not pay any tuition fees before you receive notification of your scholarship status.

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP)

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international Master students who have the ambition to become future leaders within sustainable development on a global platform.

Application period

Please see the Swedish Institute's website for more information about eligibility to their scholarship programme and their application period.

Please note:

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

For questions about the scholarship, please contact