University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work

The University of Gävle is offering scholarships for African students who are interested in pursuing their education in International Social Work. This scholarship covers the full tuition fee for the Bachelor of Science in Social Work – Specialization International Social Work program, starting from 30 August 2023. However, it does not cover living expenses.

About the Scholarship

Sponsor: University of Gävle, Sweden


Location: University of Gävle, Sweden

Level: Masters

Value: Full tuition fee

Eligibility: International students


Details of the University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students

The University of Gävle focuses on interdisciplinary research in four strategic areas: Sustainable Urban Development, Health-Promoting Work, Innovative Learning, and Intelligent Industry. Through this research, the university aims to address the various challenges our society faces.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Citizenship: Applicants must be citizens of a country in Africa.
  2. Field of Interest: Applicants should demonstrate an interest in International Social Work, Development Studies, Eco-social Work, or Green Social Work.
  3. Priority Ranking: The Bachelor of Science in Social Work – Specialization International Social Work program should be ranked as the first priority at
  4. Application: Applicants must apply to the program before the specified deadline at and pay the application fee. They should also submit the required supporting documents on time.
  5. Admission: Applicants must be admitted to a master’s degree program at the University of Gävle.
  6. Academic Merit: Selection will be based on academic excellence.
  7. Additional Factors: Other factors such as community service, leadership qualities, and motivation levels will also be considered.
  8. Enrollment: Students must be enrolled full time in the Honours program for the semester in which the scholarship is awarded.
  9. Personal Success Skills: Exceptional personal skills, including emotional maturity, motivation, and perseverance, will be taken into account.
  10. High School Transcript: Applicants should provide a high school transcript and/or GSE results. If the transcript is not in English, a certified translation is required.
  11. Educational Background: Applicants must have a high school certificate or equivalent.

Application Procedures

To apply for the University of Gävle Scholarship for African Students in International Social Work, follow these steps:

  1. Apply for courses/programs: Visit, a national site for application to higher education institutions and universities. Create a user account and apply for the programs/courses in the correct order of priority.
  2. Scholarship Application: Before submitting your scholarship application, make sure you have applied to the program at Create a user account and complete the application process.

Application Deadline: Currently Open

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