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Calls for scholarship applications within the Swedish Institute Visby Programme

> Apply for a Swedish Institute (SI) scholarship for studies or research in Sweden and contribute to the development of your home country.
The Swedish Institute (SI) Baltic Sea Region Cooperation has the pleasure to announce that the application call for SI Visby Programme scholarships, the academic year 2017/2018 is now open.

The SI Visby Programme aims at building capacity in students, researchers and young professionals who have the ambition to play an active role in society and contribute to a positive development in the EU Eastern Partnership countries, Russia and the Baltic Sea region at large.


 
PhD studies or research 
Countries of eligibility
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

Scholarship offer
PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are provided with and excellent opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all academic disciplines and during the following periods:
  • PhD students – up to 12 months
  • Postdoctoral researchers – 6, 9 or 12 months
  • Senior scientists – up to 6 months

The scholarship amounts to SEK 15,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 18,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers and senior scientists.
Master's level
full-degree studies
Countries of eligibility
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

Scholarship offer
University graduates are welcome to apply for a SI  scholarship for studies at one-year (60 credits) or two-year (120 credits) master's level programmes starting in the Autumn Semester 2017. Scholarship holders on one-year master’s programmes may also apply for an extension of the scholarship to pursue an unpaid internship in Sweden (up to 5 months).

The scholarship covers both the tuition fee and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000 per month.


 
Scholarships for Swedish-speakers
Countries of eligibility
Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

Scholarship offer
Students and teachers with knowledge of Swedish (at the least B1/B2 level) are welcome to apply for this new scholarship, for studies in any subject taught in Swedish at any Swedish university, for one or two semesters. The scholarship amounts to SEK 9,000 per month, as well as a travel grant. 
Outbound Swedish scholarship holders
Countries of eligibility
Sweden

Scholarship offer
Take the opportunity to invite a Swedish student, researcher, teacher or expert to spend 1 to 12 months in any of our partner countries. Applicants are required to submit an official invitation with their application. SI provides a monthly grant along with a travel grant.
> APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES
PhD studies or research
For information on eligibility criteria, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see 
Visby Programme Scholarships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research


Apply Tuesday 10 January 2017 at the latest
Master's level
full-degree studies
The application process consists of two parts:

1. application to the eligible study programmes via the national online application service at www.universityadmissions.se on 16 January 2017 at the latest;

2. application for a Swedish Institute scholarship via www.si.se 1-10 February 2017

For information on eligible master’s programmes, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see Visby Programme Scholarships for Master's Level Studies
Scholarships for Swedish-speakers
For information on eligibility criteria, requirements and complete instructions to the application procedure see 
Visby Programme Scholarships for Studies in Sweden in Swedish

Apply between 15 March–30 April 2017 for studies beginning in the autumn of 2017. 
Outbound Swedish scholarship holders
For information about how to invite a Swedish student, researcher or expert, please read this brochure.

Swedish citizens can apply between 1–30 April 2017 for visits beginning in the summer/autumn of 2017. 


>About 140 scholarships will be granted within the Visby Programme in total
In the search for scholarship candidates, SI looks to attract young talented professionals equipped with creativity, curiosity and motivation, who also show expertise and excellence in their academic fields.

SI scholarship holders together build a strong network of global talents, willing to contribute and take an active role in the development of leadership for a sustainable future. 

All scholarship holders enjoy the opportunities offered within the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL) and become invited to life-long fellowship in the SI Alumni Network.


> SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) 2017
Do you want to build professional contact networks and develop your skills in transparent, efficient and sustainable public administration? Are you younger than 36 years old? Apply to the Swedish Institute's leadership and training programme for the new generation of public officials!

The SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a leadership programme, designed as a two-week intensive module where the aim is to network, exchange and build new knowledge of transparency, openness and innovation in public administration. SAYP requires excellent skills in English and is open to participants from Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden and Ukraine belonging to any of the following categories:
 
  • Public servants
  • Policymakers
  • Civil society workers

The application period for the SI SAYP 2017 will preliminary open on 16 January 2017. Keep an eye on our website where more information will be uploaded soon.
Contact Swedish Institute
Markus Boman, markus.boman@si.se 
Slottsbacken 10 Box 7434
SE-103 91 Stockholm
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