The Danish Government through the University of Denmark is pleased to offer scholarships to certain overseas candidates of the highest quality, in recognition of the important investment that overseas students are making in their education.

The University of Southern Denmark offers a limited number of scholarships through the Danish Government Scholarship programme to highly qualified applicants in recognition of the important investment that overseas students make during their education.


The scholarship consists of two parts: full tuition fee waiver and a grant, to help cover living costs amounting to DKK 3000 per month before taxes

Scholarship Courses

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering


To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a non-EU/EEA citizen enrolling in one of the following Master’s programes in Sønderborg as listed below

Please Note: 

  • You must submit your application for admission no later than February 1 – even if you have a Danish residence permit
  • Your application must include all necessary documentation at the time of submission (i.e. it must not be necessary for SDU to ask for further documentation). 

Selection Process

You will be invited to an interview

The scholarships are awarded to the best-qualified candidates based on the grade point average of your Bachelor’s degree and an online interview with key persons from the Master’s programme. 

You will receive an invitation to the interview by email once we have processed your application for admission. If you have applied for more than one of the programmes, the interview will be for your highest priority. 

Interviews will take place between February 16 and 28, so remember to check your email regularly in February. The interview does not require any specific preparation on your part. 

Application Documents

Your application must include:

  • Application deposit fee receipt
  • Official Bachelor’s transcripts and diploma in English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian – must include grades and ECTS/units/credits for each course
  • Course descriptions for the courses on your transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Please note: All documents must be uploaded to your online application. We do not accept any documents send by email.

Method of Application

To be considered for the scholarship you simply have to apply for admission to one or more of the relevant Master’s programmes.

No separate scholarship application is needed. 

For further information about the scholarships, please contact Student Services:

If you have questions about the admission process in general, please contact the admissions office.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: February 1, 2024.