Lund University's
350th Jubilee Scholarship

Celebrating 350 years of education and research with €350,000 in scholarships!

Competition Rules

Lund University is celebrating 350 years of education and research with multiple scholarships totalling €350,000! Prospective Master’s students from around the world can win a scholarship for their Master’s programme by showing that they have what it takes to make the world a better place with an education from Lund University.

Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship can be applied to any Master’s programme beginning in autumn 2017 at Lund University. There is no restriction according to field or subject. Prospective Master’s students from all backgrounds are encouraged to participate in the competition!

Take the challenge and show how your unique personality and background can make the most of a Master’s degree from Lund University, and how you will put your education to work for a better world.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to participate in Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • You intend to apply or have already applied to a Master’s programme starting in autumn 2017 at Lund University.* Click here to learn how to apply.
  • You are NOT a citizen of the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.
  • You are required to pay tuition fees for your Master’s studies at Lund University.
*Only participants who have been admitted to a Master’s programme at Lund University will be eligible to win a scholarship. You will submit your competition materials before you have been admitted, however, your submission will not be judged until after you have been offered a place at a Master’s programme at Lund University.

Competition process

Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship competition has three steps inspired by Lund University’s mission to understand, explain, and improve our world and the human condition.

Screening criteria

Eligible submissions will be judged according to all three steps in the competition: the quiz, the short essay, and the personal statement. It is important to show that you thoroughly understand Lund University’s mission in research and innovation, and that you have a clear vision for how you can contribute to that mission as a student in one of their Master’s programmes.

Social Media Award

  • Tell the world about your participation in Lund University's 350th Jubilee Scholarship competition! All you need to do is share the link to your Public Profile page on social media and invite your friends to leave you a recommendation.
  • Four participants with the highest number of recommendations collected on the Public Profile page will win a package with Lund University products!
  • One winner will be chosen each month from October to January and no participant can win the Social Media Award more than once.
  • Participation in the Social Media Award is optional and will not affect your chances of winning the competition.

Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship Timeline

September 5, 2016 Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship opens
Mid-October, 2016 University admission: application period opens at www.universityadmissions.se
15 January, 2017 University admission: application deadline
15 January 2017 Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship closes for registration
1 February, 2017 University admission: deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents and application fee
15 February, 2017 Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship closes for applications
Late March 2017 University admissions results published at www.universityadmissions.se
April 2017 Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship winners announcement
Mid August 2017 Orientation for admitted students at Lund University with Arrival Day
September 2017 Award ceremony for Lund University’s 350th Jubilee Scholarship winners