Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals | This week in Scholarships
This Week in Scholarships
This week, there has been several scholarship announcements from many countries including Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Kenya.
The funding structure:
Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals
Details: The study program starts in Autumn 2021. The scholarship is funded by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.For the application process, you have to first apply to a Swedish University.The scholarship is provided in partnership with 30 universities in Sweden so you have many options. After you have gained admission into a Swedish University, applications for the Global Professionals scholarship will start on the 8th of February 2021
The aim of the scholarship is to train leaders who will contribute in achieving the United Nation's 2030 agenda on sustainable development–The SDGs. The UN's 2030 SDGs have 17 goals;
As you write your application essays, you should keep two things to keep in mind:
Your past: Because the scholarship targets professionals, you need to show how your current or previous job or the activities you had been involved with helped achieve one or many of the above SDGs. Use the STAR method; what was the SITUATION, what was your TASK, what ACTIONS did you take and what were the RESULTS.
Your future: Right now, how will getting the scholarship help you contribute more to the SDGs. What are you future goals? How will you be a leader and an agent of change after the program comes to an end.
Are you planning to apply for this scholarship? If you are, how is it going? what strategies are you using to give you an edge? Let's discuss in the comments section.
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