About KTH Masters Scholarships
Every year KTH award approximately 30 KTH Scholarships and the award process is based on academic excellence. Receivers of the KTH Scholarship will have their tuition fee waived for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. Funding for additional expenses, such as living costs, is not included in the waiver.
To be eligible to apply you must be required to pay tuition fees and have applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as your first priority. Students with a conditional eligibility are eligible to apply for a scholarship. KTH Scholarships are not available for applicants to Erasmus Mundus and EIT Master’s programmes.
How to apply
The application period opens 1 December 2015 and closes 15 January 2016.
The selection process will be undertaken in parallel with the selection process for admission to the programme. The scholarship will be granted primarily on the basis of academic excellence. Only applicants who fulfil the eligibility requirements of the programme applied for will be considered for a scholarship. After each of the applicants has been assessed in accordance to the selection process for their respective programmes. an overall assessment of all recommended applicants for the KTH Scholarships will be made, based on the following criteria:
- The applicant’s grades (GPA or equivalent)
- The University where the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree was awarded
- The selection process and the recommendation of the Director of the applied Master’s programme.
If there are more than one applicant with the same merits, applicants coming from KTH’s focus regions take precedence. These are Brazil, China, India and Southeast Asia.