Scholarships are a great source of funding for Master's students who are liable to pay tuition fees. Some of these are administered by Chalmers and others by external institutions. Additional scholarships may be appended to the list and applicants are therefore encouraged to check this webpage regularly.
Scholarships for Master's studies, administered by Chalmers
There is a separate application for scholarships administrated by Chalmers. You can apply after you have submitted your programme application at universityadmissions.se, since you will have to identify yourself with that application number. The scholarships that are listed below are applicable to prospective students only. You apply prior to the first academic year at Chalmers, it is not open to current students. The scholarship offers are valid for 2 years of study, under certain conditions. The conditions are outlined in the Scholarship Regulations.
No restrictions of complementary funding
Being granted alternative or complementary funding from external
patrons does not affect the possibility of obtaining scholarships from
Chalmers as an applicant's financial status is not taken into account
during the nomination process.
The Avancez Scholarships
75% tuition fee waivers awarded by Chalmers. These scholarships are available to all fee-paying students. Avancez! is the motto of the university founder William Chalmers.
The IPOET (International Programme Office for Education and Training) Scholarships
75% tuition fee waivers funded by the Government of Sweden and administrated by Chalmers. These scholarships are available to all fee-paying students.
The Sievert Larsson Scholarship Fund (within Friends of Chalmers)
Cancelled 2021 due to Covid-19
100% tuition fee waivers and living expenses to Thai citizens, for studies on Engineering Master's programmes.
The Volvo Group Scholarship Programme
100% tuition fee waivers awarded to students with Indian and Chinese citizenship. The scholarships include possibilities for internships during the summer, a final Master thesis project, mentorship and possible employment at Volvo Group.
The Chalmers MasterCard Scholarship
(Will not be awarded in 2021)
Awarded to a Master's programme applicant from Central or South America (including Mexico).
A 280 000 SEK reduction of the tuition fees during the Master's programme (4 semesters/2 years).
The US Friends of Chalmers Scholarship
100% tuition fee waivers funded by US Friends of Chalmers and administrated by Chalmers, for studies on Engineering Master's programmes.
Adlerbert Study Scholarships
100% tuition fee waivers funded by the Adlerbert Foundations and administrated by Chalmers, for students who are citizens of one of 143 specified countries.
Chalmers associated scholarship organisations
Chalmers cooperates with COLFUTURO providing scholarship opportunities for prospective Colombian Chalmers students.
External scholarships, administered by other organizations
Alfred Ots Scholarship Fund for Estonian students
The fund award up to 10 scholarships annually to prospective Master's students who are citizens of Estonia. The scholarship covers 8500 SEK/month for three semesters.
The Swedish Institute (SI) scholarships
SI is a government agency and administers numerous scholarship-programmes each year for students and researchers coming to Sweden to pursue their objectives at a Swedish university. Chalmers do not administrate or answer questions regarding the SI scholarships. Please take note any questions must be directed to SI only.
Note: Students will be awarded only one scholarship funded by the Swedish Government. But keep in mind that students can hold extra funding in the form of scholarships or grants administered by governmental or non-governmental entities from their own home countries or abroad, in addition to a scholarship awarded by Chalmers or SI.
Read more about the Swedish Institute (SI) scholarships
The Global Study Awards
Offers up to 90 000 GBP to 9 students each year.
Scholarships for Development is a database of scholarships open to students from developing countries.
Scholarships for enrolled students at Chalmers