KTH Tuition Fee Waiver 2020/2021 for Non-EU Masters Degree Students

Last Updated on November 12, 2019 by

Scholarship Description

Every year, a limited number of KTH Royal Institute of Technology Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence to students who are required to pay tuition fees and who has applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as first priority.

Host Institution(s): KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden

Level/Field(s) of study: Eligible Masters Programme offered at the University

Number of Scholarships: About 30

Target group: Citizens from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries

Scholarship Value and Duration

The KTH Scholarship covers the tuition fee at KTH for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. The scholarship does not include living costs.

Eligibility for KTH Tuition Fee Waiver for Non-EU Students

To be eligible to apply, you must be required to pay tuition fees and have applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as your first priority. Students with a conditional eligibility are eligible to apply for a scholarship. KTH Scholarships are not available for applicants to Erasmus Mundus and EIT master’s programmes.


The scholarship is granted primarily on the basis of academic excellence and the nomination process will be undertaken in parallel with the selection process for admission to the programme. Only applicants who fulfil the eligibility requirements of the programme applied for will be considered for a scholarship.


After the applicants have been assessed for admission, an assessment of applicants for the scholarship is made based on the following criteria:

  • The applicant’s grades (GPA or equivalent)
  • The ranking of the university that awarded the applicant’s bachelor’s degree
  • The recommendation of the director of the applied master’s programme at KTH
  • The applicant’s motivation, relevant work experience and extra-curricular activities

Application instructions

Applications open 1 December 2019.

Applications are done online. Deadline is 15 January 2020. Visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application Deadline

15 January 2020.


Official Scholarship Website: https://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/scholarships/kth-scholarship-1.72827

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