Other organisations also offer scholarships or travel grants for studies in Sweden.
Scholarships for students in a variety of countries
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) funds the Linnaeus-Palme programme (in Swedish only), part of which offers teachers and students in developing countries the opportunity to come to Sweden. The programme is administered by Sweden's International Programme Office for Education and Training. NOTE: The programme offers a framework for cooperation between a Swedish university and one in the developing world. Thus, you cannot apply directly for scholarships but instead do this through your home university.
The University of Gothenburg maintains a large list of links to scholarship funds and foundations. However, only some of these scholarship providers offer information in English.
Rotary International offers district and global grants to those with district clubs in their area.
If you can summon an endorsement by a UNESCO National Commission, a UNESCO Fellowship might be an option.
The Open Society Foundations offer individual fellow- or scholarships to nationals of various countries.
Compiled in a database by the Institute of International Education, various scholarship programmes are available to a number of countries.
Scholarships — grouped by country/region
The Open Europe Scholarship Scheme is for students seeking quality higher education. The last most recent application round was in December 2011.
China & Germany
The law firm Mannheimer Swartling awards scholarships each year to Chinese and German law students.
Stockholm Arbitration Scholarships are offered to Chinese students of Stockholm University.
ICETEX administers scholarships for Colombian students who want to study abroad, including a few select programmes in Sweden.
The World Bank Scholarship and Fellowships Program supports master's students and fellows from “developing countries”.
For students from ODA countries pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development, the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership offers several scholarships.
The University of Gothenburg has compiled an extensive list of scholarship links to various foundations.
The American Scandinavian Foundation, yearly funds scholarships for advanced studies in Scandinavia by Americans or permanent residents of the US.
The Institute of International Education yearly funds Fulbright Scholarships for studies outside of the US by American students.
Each year, SWEA North Carolina awards scholarships (generally amounting to USD 1,000 each) to support a person or an organisation with ties to North Carolina in their studies or their efforts to advance/share knowledge of Swedish culture, traditions, language, or history.
The American Women's Club in Sweden annually awards a travel grant to an American woman studying in Sweden.
SASS, the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies, awards travel grants to Americans for study or research in Swedish literature, culture or social sciences. Priority is given to members of the SASS and, in particular, to graduate students and untenured faculty.
Every year, SASS also funds The Birgit Baldwin Fellowship in Scandinavian Studies, for SASS members researching on film or literature, earning their degrees at North American universities.
The American Swedish Institute offers two scholarships: The Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship, open to Minnesota residents who plan to carry out scholarly and/or creative studies in Sweden; and the Malmberg Scholarship, to support a year of study or research in Sweden by a US resident who is enroled in a degree-granting programme at an accredited college or university, or who is a qualified scholar engaged in study or research.