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Scholarships and awards

Scholarships for students applying for studies at Lund University

A scholarship recipient holding a speech at the yearly scholarship ceremony

Lund University Global Scholarship

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. 

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 for the Master's Programme in Industrial Design.

The Ingvar Kamprad Scholarship

Scholarship for the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Through the generous donation from the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, a full scholarship is available for students applying for the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Apply for the scholarship through the LU Global Scholarship application

Scholarships for the Master's Programme in Management

The Söderberg Scholarship is an academic excellence award that targets top students who are applying for the Master's Programme in Management. Two full scholarships are available.

Swedish Institute scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers several scholarship programmes for international students studying at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels. 

About the Swedish Institute scholarships on their website

Country-specific scholarships

Chile

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.

The CONICYT  website (in Spanish)

Colombia

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 visit the Colfuturo website.

The Colfuturo website (in Spanish)

Guatemala

Students from Guatemala 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 visit the GuateFuturo website.

The GuateFuturo website (in Spanish)

Honduras

Students from Honduras 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 visit the HonduFuturo website.

The HonduFuturo website (in Spanish)

Indonesia

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 LPDP's website.

The LPDP website (in Indonesian)

Mexico

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.

The FIDERH website

Students from Mexico admitted to Master's degree programmes at Lund University and who receive financial aid and/or scholarships from Fundación Mexicana para la Educación, la Tecnología y la Ciencia (FUNED) are eligible for a partial scholarship from Lund University.

The FUNED website

Russia

Russian citizens applying to full-time postgraduate studies at one of the top 150 universities of the world, including Lund University, may be eligible to apply for the Global Education Program (GEP) – a Russian government funding programmeThe eligible fields of study are: science, engineering, medicine, education and management in social sphere. Scholarship recipients are expected to return to Russia and work in the field of gained qualification for a period of at least 3 years. For information about eligibility and the application process, see the GEP website.

About the grant on the GEP website

Uruguay

Students from Uruguay 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 visit the ANII website.

The ANII website (in Spanish)

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. 

European joint Master's programmes

Scholarship key facts

  • Over SEK 19 million (€1.9 million/$2.2 million) awarded in scholarships by Lund University in 2021
  • Over 100 Lund University Global Scholarships awarded by Lund University in 2021
  • Over 20% of the national Swedish Institute Scholarships awarded to Lund University students in 2021
  • Over 40 countries represented by scholarship recipients, including USA, China, Ukraine, Turkey, Iran, Mexico, Australia, Colombia, India and Canada, among others.
  • Lund University has agreements with several country-specific scholarship- and funding programmes