Tuition fee scholarships

Uppsala University offers a few scholarship opportunities especially for current fee-paying students, for reduction of the tuition fee.

The application period for the scholarships is over for the academic year 2022/2023. Information about the coming scholarships for the academic year 2023/2024 will be updated in the beginning of 2023.

See the scholarships announced in the previous application round:

The Uppsala University international scholarship fund fund aims to attract and support ambitious students, giving them financial aid to take an extra course at Uppsala University, outside of the programme syllabus during the summer or autumn semester.

The scholarship is for fee-paying students who are full-time students at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022.

Deadline for application was 24 april 2022 and the application is now closed. Late applications will not be considered.

What is included in the scholarship?

The scholarship will cover the tuition fee for an extra course at Uppsala University, outside of your regular programme syllabus, amounting to maximum 7.5 credits. The course is considered as an extra merit, and it is not possible to use this scholarship to reduce the tuition fee.

Application criteria

You are welcome to apply for this scholarship if you are a full-time fee-paying student at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022 and will continue your programme during the academic year 2022/2023. When applying, all of the following criteria must be met. The applicant must:

  • have been registered as a full-time student since the student started a study programme at Uppsala University
  • have passed courses within the programme amounting to 100% of the total credits that can be obtained during the previous semester/semesters. Students with fewer credits obtained or have interruptions in the programme are not eligible to seek the scholarship.
  • have applied for an extra course at Uppsala University, outside of the programme, either in the summer semester 2022 or autumn semester 2022.
  • motivate in the scholarship application why the student wants to study this extra course outside of the programme.

The selection among the eligible applicants will be based on academic merits and motivational letters.

Announcement of the result

All applicants will be informed of the result via email in the end of May.

If you are awarded a scholarship

If you are awarded a scholarship, your tuition fee for an extra course amounting to maximum 7.5 credits will be paid by your scholarship under the condition that you are conditionally admitted to the course. Please note that the extra course will not be considered part of your study programme, and there is no guarantee it can be included in your degree. A degree may not contain excess credits.

It is not possible to postpone or save the scholarship for another academic year than 2022/2023.

The Uppsala University international scholarship fund for international fee-paying students. The fund aims to attract and support ambitious students, giving them financial aid to continue their studies during the coming academic year 2022/2023.

The scholarship is for fee-paying students who are full-time students at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022.

Deadline for application was 27 February 2022 and the application is now closed. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

What is included in the scholarship?

The scholarship will partially cover the tuition fee with a total amount of 40 000 SEK per student for one academic year. This means that the tuition fee will be reduced by 20 000 SEK per semester.

The scholarship can only be used for reducing part of the tuition fee, and living costs are not covered. Scholarship recipients must therefore still be able to fund their living costs by other means, as per the requirements of the Swedish Migration Agency.

Application criteria

You are welcome to apply for this scholarship if you have been a full-time fee-paying student at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022. When applying, all of the following criteria must be met. The applicant must

  • have been registered as a full-time student since the student started a study programme at Uppsala University.
  • have passed courses within the programme amounting to 100% of the total credits that can be obtained during the previous semesters. Students with fewer credits obtained or interruptions in the programme are not eligible to seek the scholarship.
  • not have received any other scholarships or external funding for the tuition fee, or studying at an Erasmus Mundus joint Master’s programme. An exception to this rule is having received the Covid-19 Financial Aid Scholarship previously.

The selection among the eligible applicants will be based on academic merits.

Announcement of the result

All applicants will be informed of the result via email in mid-April.

If you are awarded a scholarship

If you are awarded a scholarship, your tuition fee will be reduced by the amount equal to the scholarship. The remaining tuition fee must be paid at the latest one month before the start of the semester, an invoice will be sent out as usual with further instructions.

The scholarship will be withdrawn if the remaining tuition fee is not paid on time. It is not possible to postpone or save the scholarship for another academic year than 2022/2023.

The Uppsala University COVID-19 financial aid scholarship is for fee-paying students who are full-time students at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022, and who, due to the extraordinary times, need financial aid to continue their programme studies as planned during the coming academic year 2022/2023.

Deadline for application was 27 February 2022 and the application is now closed. Late applications will not be considered.

What is included in the scholarship?

The scholarship will partially cover the tuition fee with a total amount of 40 000 SEK per student for the period of one academic year. This means that the tuition fee will be reduced by 20 000 SEK per semester. When applying, you must motivate why you are eligible to receive the scholarship.

The scholarship can only be used for reducing part of the tuition fee, and living costs are not covered. Scholarship recipients must therefore still be able to fund their living costs by other means, as per the requirements of the Swedish Migration Agency.

Application criteria

You are welcome to apply for this scholarship if you have been a full-time fee-paying student at Uppsala University during the academic year 2021/2022 and are in need of financial aid to continue your studies as planned during the coming academic year 2022/2023.

When applying, all of the following criteria must be met. The applicant must:

  • not have received any other scholarships or external funding for the tuition fee, or study an Erasmus Mundus joint Master’s programme. An exception to the rule is having received the COVID-19 Financial Aid Scholarship previously. Reapplying for this scholarship is therefore possible.
  • have been registered as a full-time student since the student started a study programme at Uppsala University;
  • have passed courses within the programme amounting to at least 75% of the total credits that can be obtained during the programme so far; If you are currently enlisted in a Master’s or Bachelor’s programme with start date in the autumn of 2021, at least 22.5 credits out of 30 must be obtained. If you are currently enlisted in a Bachelor’s programme with start date in the autumn of 2020, at least 67.5 credits out of 90 must be obtained.

Announcement of results

All applicants will be informed of the result via email mid-April.

If you are rewarded a scholarship

If you are awarded a scholarship, your tuition fee will be reduced by the amount equal to the scholarship. The remaining tuition fee must be paid at the latest one month before the start of the semester, an invoice will be sent out as usual with further instructions.

The scholarship will be withdrawn if the remaining tuition fee is not paid on time. It is not possible to postpone or save the scholarship for another academic year than 2022/2023.

Questions?

If you have questions about the scholarships for tuition fees, please contact tuitiongrants@uu.se.

See information on other scholarships at Uppsala University.

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