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Scholarships and awards

Scholarships for students applying for studies at Lund University

Scholarship key facts

  • Over SEK 14 million (€1.6 million/US $2.1 million) awarded in scholarships by Lund University in 2014
  • Over 90 Lund University Global Scholarships awarded by Lund University in 2014
  • Over 150 Swedish Institute Scholarships awarded to Lund University students in 2014
  • Over 50 countries represented by scholarship recipients, including China, USA, India, Turkey, Russia, Canada, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Syria and more.
  • Lund University has agreements with several country-specific scholarship and funding programmes

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship is an academic excellence award targeting top students from all countries outside the EU/EEA. Students who have made a complete application for a degree programme are invited to apply for this tuition scholarship after the admissions application period has closed. 

Read about the Lund University Global Scholarship

Programme-specific scholarships

Scholarship for the Master's Programme in Industrial Design

The Ingvar Kamprad Scholarship is available for students who are applying to the Master's Programme in Industrial Design.

Scholarship for the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Through the generous donations from Stay At Hotel and Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship two full scholarships are available for students applying to the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Students apply for the scholarship through the LU Global Scholarship application.

Swedish Institute scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers several scholarship programmes for international students studying at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels. For full information and details please review the Swedish Institute Scholarship information webpage.

Country-specific scholarships


Lund University participates in the Brazilian government's scholarship programme Ciência sem Fronteiras - Science without Borders. This scholarship programme is open to students from Brazil.


Students from Chile may be eligible to apply for scholarships from CONICYT to study a Master’s programme at Lund University. CONICYT offers scholarships in a range of subject areas, including science, engineering, architecture and business. Read more at


Students from Colombia may be eligible to apply for loan schemes and scholarships for Master’s studies at Lund University. For information about eligibility and the application process, please see


Students from Indonesia applying to Master’s studies at Lund University may be eligible to apply for the full scholarships from LPDP to cover their costs. For information about eligibility and the application process for the LPDP scholarships, please see


Students from Mexico admitted to Master's degree programmes at Lund University and who also receive funding from the Mexican Government’s Fund for Human Resource Development (FIDERH) are eligible for a partial scholarship.  The eligible fields of study are: Humanities, Health, Social Sciences, Business, Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Engineering and Technology. For more information on the agreement, please contact the Student Finance Administrator at Lund University studielan [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se or telephone +46 (0) 46 222 4053. Read more about FIDERH here.

European joint Master's programmes

Lund University is a partner in several European joint Master's programmes. As a student on these Master's programmes, scholarships may be available to cover both tuition fees and living expenses. Details can be found on the European joint Master's programme pages.



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