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Lund University Hardship Scholarship

The following information is for current students at Lund University whose financial situation has changed dramatically since they started their studies at Lund University.

Please note that this page is only for current students at Lund University. If you are not yet a student at Lund University, please visit the page for prospective students instead.

Scholarship information for prospective students

Lund University Hardship Scholarship

The Lund University Hardship Scholarship aims to help students who have experienced extreme and unexpected financial hardship during their studies at Lund University. The funds are applied to remaining tuition fees and are intended to ensure that students can complete their study programme. The scholarship may cover a part of or all remaining tuition fees for the programme. 

General eligibility requirements for hardship scholarships

The following eligibility requirements apply:

  • You are a current student at Lund University.
  • You have studied at normal study pace and fulfilled at least 50% of a Master's programme or at least 30% of a Bachelor's programme.
  • You are required to pay direct tuition fees to Lund University for your studies. 
  • You are in severe financial hardship due to immediate and unexpected events.
  • You are not a holder of a Swedish Institute Scholarship.
  • Students who have failed to make adequate financial plans for their studies cannot be supported by the fund.

How to apply

To apply for the Lund University Hardship Scholarship, please contact your programme coordinator.

If you are not eligible for the Hardship Scholarship

High-performing current international students at Lund University who are required to pay tuition fees, but who do not meet the requirements of the Hardship Scholarship, may in some cases be able to apply for a merit-based Lund University Global Scholarship. To find out if this is possible for you, please contact your programme coordinator.