The Lund University Global Scholarship is a selective, merit-based scholarship program offered by Lund University to recognize top academic students from outside the EU/EEA. As a top 100 university and ranked in the top 0.4% of universities in the world, Lund University attracts high achieving students from across the globe. The Lund University Global Scholarship program seeks to recognize these students by awarding academic excellence grants.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Course level: Bachelor’s and Master’s

Fields of study: Any program offered at the University

Institution and country: Lund University, Sweden

Sponsor: Lund University

Scholarship inclusions:

Scholarship grants may cover 25%, 50%, 75%, or up to 100% of the tuition fee. The scholarship percentage awarded depends on the budget available to the program/faculty. It has no reflection on the students’ academic level of excellence.  Please note that scholarships are toward tuition fees only and that living costs are not covered. Scholarship recipients must still be able to fund their living costs, as per the requirements of the Swedish Migration Agency.

Eligibility criteria for the Lund University Global Scholarship:

  • You must be a citizen of a country from outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland) and are required to pay a tuition fee
  • You have made a complete application for Bachelor’s or Master’s level studies at Lund University in a regular application round for a minimum of one semester of study (30 ECTS). Note that priority is given to students who have ranked a program at Lund University as the first choice in their application at

Application deadline: 15 February 2022

How to apply for the Lund University Global Scholarship:

To be able to apply and be considered for the scholarship, you must first have applied to the program(s) or free-standing course(s) you wish to study at Lund University. You do this through the online, national application website – – during the application period. Once you have made a complete application to a degree program or free-standing courses of at least 30 ECTS credits, and have paid the application fee, you will be

The application should be made through the link below.

Lund University Global Scholarship – Application (

As part of the online scholarship application, you need to upload your personal ‘scholarship motivation letter’ (maximum 600 words) in the scholarship application portal. Please note that the scholarship motivation letter is different from any statement of purpose you may be required to submit as part of your program-specific application documents. Your scholarship motivation letter should explain why your academic performance and reasons for applying to Lund University make you a suitable potential recipient for a Lund University Global Scholarship.

You can only apply for one Lund University Global Scholarship for the programs or courses that you have selected at Lund University in a specific application round. However, it is possible for you to apply to other scholarships, for example, the Swedish Institute scholarships, in addition.

Other useful links:

Lund University Global Scholarship