Danish Government Scholarships for International Students 2023

Danish Government Scholarship

The University of Southern Denmark offers the Danish Government Scholarship – supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science – to certain applicants in recognition of the important investment that overseas students make during their education.

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

Who can get the scholarship?

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a non-EU/EEA citizen enrolling in one of the following Master’s programmes in Sønderborg with programme start in September:

The scholarships will be awarded to the best qualified of the eligible applicants. All eligible applicants who are offered a study place will automatically be considered for the scholarship. No separate application is needed.

The Faculty of Engineering has the possibility to award highly qualified applicants to other programmes in Sønderborg for a scholarship as well.

NOTE: If you are eligible to receive the Danish State Grant, you cannot be considered for the scholarship. 

Selection criteria

The scholarships are awarded to the best-qualified candidates based on the grade point average of their Bachelor’s degree.

To be considered for the scholarship all necessary documentation must be present on your application at the time of submission (1 February), to make sure that we can process your application.

For further information about how to apply, please look here for any questions about the admissionproces, please contact the admission office.

We need:

  • Official Bachelor’s transcripts and diploma in English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian – must include grades and 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.

Application deadline for a Master’s programme for non-EU/EEA citizens

Your application must be submitted no later than February 1 to be considered for a scholarship.

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

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