The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the financial situation for fee-paying students. In several countries it has, for example, become more difficult to get bank loans for tuition fees, and in Sweden, the possibility for international students to earn an income through part time-work has decreased. Chalmers has therefore decided to launch a temporary scholarship programme (Chalmers COVID-19 Economic Relief Scholarship). The scholarship will cover half of the tuition fee in the autumn semester of 2021 for fee-paying
students starting their second year on a Master programme.
“We can see that our fee-paying students are facing major challenges due to the pandemic. That is why we hope that this scholarship will make it easier for them to complete their education at Chalmers,” says Stefan Bengtsson, Chalmers' president.
Fee-paying students who are enrolled at Chalmers during the spring semester of 2021 and who plan to continue their studies in the autumn can apply for the scholarship. Eligible applicants will be awarded the scholarship provided that they have received at least half of their credits during their studies at Chalmers and are not already holders of another scholarship administered by Chalmers.