There are three types of scholarships:

1) Basic education - the person must be formally accepted (registered in LADOK) for education at the undergraduate or advanced level at SU or at universities with which SU cooperates. May be set up for a maximum of 12 months.

2) Postgraduate education - the person must be admitted (registered in LADOK) to postgraduate studies at SU or at universities with which SU cooperates. May be set up for a maximum of 12 months.

3) Postdoc - may be given to a foreign citizen with a doctoral degree taken outside Sweden. A scholarship may be paid up to a maximum of 5 years after the doctoral degree.


Other restrictions:

- scholarships may not be paid to a person who has received salary from SU, neither hourly salary nor monthly salary.

- scholarships may not be paid with grants (from your units) or from commissioned activities.

- external financier must have approved in writing that project funds may be used for scholarship.

- scholarships in postgraduate education must also not be financed by funds distributed through other government agencies, eg. Research Council.

Read more in SU's guidelines for scholarships (in Swedish) if you are thinking of paying a scholarship to someone.

It is the human resources officer Linda Wiksten who handles scholarships at MBW, so contact her well in advance if you want to pay out a scholarship.