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Swedish Institute

LETTER OF MOTIVATION
Swedish Institute Study Scholarships for South Africa and Syria
2015/2016
*FIRST NAME
*LAST NAME
*DATE OF BIRTH (YYYY-MM-DD)
*CITIZENSHIP
*EMAIL

*Current status (student, working)


*University / workplace
*Current city you live in
If active in a network, please state the name
of the network/organization and website (if
possible)
From which university is your degree?
Have you enclosed a copy of your passport?

*Required fields

APPLICATION NUMBER

MASTER PROGRAMME(S)
Fill in the information requested below about the programme(s) which you have applied for and in what
order you listed them when applying to University Admissions.

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PROGRAMME NAME

APPLICATION
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INTRODUCTION
The goal of the Swedish Institute is for the scholarship holders to play an active role in the society in which
they live. Your scholarship application should show an ambition to work with issues which, within your
context and field of study/research, contribute to global development in general and the development of your
country and region in particular.
The Swedish Institute is looking for applicants who display both intellectual ability and leadership potential,
with the prospect of becoming leaders in their chosen fields. Applicants should have a clear idea of how the
scholarship will benefit their country and region.
In your answers below, please explain how you qualify for a scholarship to Sweden. You should not repeat
information already stated in your CV, but elaborate and expand on the driving forces in your life and things
that inspire you.

1. Give a short presentation of yourself.


Who are you? Describe your profile.
(Max 400 characters incl. spaces)

2.

Describe a personal achievement which you think has, or will, contribute to a change in your
society.
Relate this to your previous experience and networks. Is there any achievement that you are particularly proud of?
It can be big or small, local or regional.
(Max 1200 characters incl. spaces)

3.

Elaborate on how you expect your study period in Sweden can help you contribute to a
development in your home country/region.
Relate this to your choice of master programmes/s. Also give a concrete example of a challenge/possibility that
you want to address.
(Max 1500 characters incl. spaces)

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