Earning a masters degree helps you to gain specialised knowledge to advance in your field. Examining this importance of the study, Umea University is providing the Erling-Persson Scholarships for International Students in Public Health.

There are eight opportunities available for worldwide candidates who wish to pursue a masters degree program at the Umea University in Sweden.

Course Level: Postgraduate

Award: full tuition waivers and allowance of up to SEK 3000 per month

Number of Awards: 8

Access Mode: Online

Nationality: International

The award can be taken in Sweden

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities are eligible.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Masters degree program in public health
  • Eligibility Criteria: For being considered,
  • Applicants must be a citizen of a country outside of EU/EEA and Switzerland.
  • have completed your application for programme studies in public health at the master’s level

How to Apply: For applying, you have to take admission in the postgraduate degree coursework at the Umea University.

  • Supporting Documents: Must attach your academic transcripts of all the previous school attended and copy of citizenship.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor’s degree.
  • Language Requirement: Students can show their efficiency in the English language by test scores from several internationally recognised tests.


  • Applicants will receive full tuition waivers and allowance of up to SEK 3000 per month.
  • There are 8 awards available for the deserving overseas students.

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Application Deadline: Applications will open on January 16, 2020, and closes on March 1, 2020.