Umeå University Scholarships 2024

Applications for the 2024  edition of the Umeå University Scholarships are currently accepted by the management of the grant. Interested applicants are to follow the guide below for a successful application. 

Umeå University Scholarships 2023

Umeå University is a public University of Research located in Umeå, in the mid-northern region of the Swedish Nation. Founded in 1965, it is the fifth oldest University within Sweden’s present borders.

Internationally, the university is well known for its research relating to the genome of the poplar tree and the Norway Spruce, as well as its highly-ranked Institute of (industrial) Design.

Umeå University Scholarships 2024

Several opportunities abound for non-European Students to be awarded scholarships in the Umeå master programmes in public health.

These scholarships cover tuition fees as well as living expenses (for the Swedish Institute’s scholarships).

Three Swedish scholarship systems are available for International students coming from outside the European Union/European Economic Area for studies at Umeå International School of Public Health.


Benefits of the Umeå University Scholarships

Successfully selected candidates will receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee to study at Umeå University in Sweden.

In addition, Students stand to enjoy the rich, conducive learning environment offered by the University.

Umeå University Scholarships Requirements 

Just like other scholarships, the management of Umeå University has set out standards to be met before an applicant is considered fit to participate in this scholarship programme. 

Without wasting much of your time, you can proceed with an application for this scholarship if you:

  1. Are a native of a country outside of the European Union and Switzerland.
  2. Have completed your application for programme studies at the master’s level (before the application deadline of 17 January) and have paid the application fee by the 1st February 2023 deadline
  3. Possess the University programme as priority 1 on the University’s Admissions website (SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE SCHOOL WEBSITE)

However, the selection process for this scholarship is generally determined by the applicant’s academic merit and shall be handled by a committee created by the Vice-Chancellor of the Swedish University.

How to Apply for Umeå University Scholarships 

Upon the release of the university’s scholarship application form, emails containing the application instructions for the scholarship will be sent to all eligible students.

Nevertheless, it’s only applicants with a Umeå University programme as priority 1 or second-year master students at Umeå University (i.e. students who are currently in their first master’s year) are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

If you are an eligible student and have not received an e-mail by the opening date of the application form, contact us at

Do well to contact the school official through if you are an eligible student but have not received an e-mail by the opening date of the application form.

Can Students of Umea University Also Apply for This Scholarship?

Students currently studying at Umeå University and who will continue their studies in the upcoming academic year are also welcome to apply.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know if I am eligible to apply for the Umeå University Scholarship?

A. Check the Scholarship Requirements to know if you are eligible to apply for the Scholarship

Q. What are the best ways to travel to Umeå?

A. The city of Umeå is easily accessible via plane, train, bus, car, and also ferry

Q. How can I find a place to stay in Umeå?

A.  You will receive an offer of housing once you pay your tuition fees or are successfully selected for the Umeå University Scholarship

Q. How will I be notified if I receive a scholarship?

A. Notification of your award will be included in your acceptance letter, or in a separate letter that is sent after you are admitted.

Q. Does the university offer any other scholarships?

A. Umea University also offers the Erling-Persson Scholarship and the Design by Umeå Scholarships. While the Erling-Persson Scholarship is funded by the Donation of the Erling-Persson Foundation, the Design by Umeå Scholarship is funded by the Umeå Kommun (Umea Municipality)

Q. If I meet the posted criteria for a scholarship, am I guaranteed to receive it?

A. A. Generally, a student who meets the all criteria and deadlines for a scholarship will be awarded. Nonetheless, since scholarship positions are limited and highly competitive, receiving a scholarship is not guaranteed.

Q. If I almost meet the stated requirements for a scholarship, do I stand a chance if I petition to be awarded?

A. To ensure equity for all applicants, students who do not meet the stated requirements for a particular scholarship cannot be awarded.

Q. Is there a need to reapply for my scholarship each year?
A. No, provided you meet the renewal requirements. Your scholarship will automatically pay for each semester of eligibility.

Q. Do I need to be a Swedish Citizen to apply for the Umeå University Scholarship?

No, only non-EU citizens are eligible to apply for the Scholarship.

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