Seven students have received The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships to study at the University of Skövde

5/18/2016

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are founded by the Swedish Gouvernement to develop good and long lasting relationships, exchanges and networks with people and institutions in other countries. In this year’s application round seven students have received scholarships to study at the University of Skövde. They come from Rwanda, Uganda, Bhutan, Egypt and Russia and will study Master’s programmes in Tumor Biology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biotechnology and Data Science.

According to the Swedish Institute "the goal is to enable the scholarship holders to play an active role in the positive development of the societies in which they live. Ideal candidates are ambitious young professionals with outstanding academic qualifications, demonstrated leadership experience and a clear idea of how a study programme in Sweden would benefit their country." This means that the University of Skövde can look forward to welcome excellent students from abroad this autumn, who will have a lot to contribute with.

SISS is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and cover both living costs and tuition fees. The scholarship holders will arrive to Skövde in August.