Alumni Scholarship

Joint SSE-Swedish Program Scholarship for Alumni

The Swedish Program and the Stockholm School of Economics are proud to offer a two-year full tuition scholarship for Swedish Program alumni pursuing an MSc degree at SSE.

About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to one Swedish Program alumnus every two years. The next scholarship will be awarded for a program beginning in Fall 2024. Interested students should apply directly to an eligible Master of Science program at SSE. After admissions decisions are made, the scholarship recipient will be selected by SSE in consultation with The Swedish Program.

The scholarship covers tuition only. Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing. Please note that SSE does not guarantee housing for all students, but a limited number of SSE apartments are available for international students ranging from 3,750–9,200 SEK per month based on size, location, and standard.

The following SSE programs are eligible:

MSc in Business & Management

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This program prepares students to address the challenges of creating and developing organizations. The program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, but students who did not major in Business Administration or Economics will be required to complete a one-week preparatory program. For detailed program information and admissions requirements, please visit the program website.

MSc in Economics

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This program prepares you to address modern economic problems in the public or private sector. Students can pursue specialization in International Economics or Applied Economics Analysis. The program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline with prerequisite coursework in Economics. For detailed program information and admissions requirements, please visit the program website.

MSc in Finance

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This program is taught by experienced faculty with outstanding expertise across financial topics. Topics covered include modern capital markets, valuation (including options), fixed income, and capital structure. Electives include value investing, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and international finance.The program offers two specializations: Corporate Finance and Investment Management.

SSE is one of Europe’s leading business schools and is internationally recognized in The Financial Times (FT) Business Education Rankings.

FT Global Rankings
European Business School: 20 (of 95)
Master in Management (the MSc program in International Business): 4 (of 100)
Master in Finance: 20 (of 55)

“The wisdom I’ve gained from my master’s program at SSE has quite honestly changed my understanding of life for the better.”

Scholarship recipient Sarah Wiggins (Tufts University)
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How to Apply

Please visit the relevant program website for application instructions:
MSc in Economics program website →
MSc in Business & Management program website →

Application opens: October 1
Early application deadline: November 15
Regular admission deadline: January 15 at midnight GMT +1
Notification of admission decisions: March 15

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the SSE Admissions Team by emailing or contact The Swedish Program by calling 315-737-0123 or emailing