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Apply for a grant from Opportunities Fund

Supported by dedicated alumni and friends of KTH, Opportunities Fund offers scholarships to KTH students at both undergraduate and master's level, as well as to PhD-students. You can apply for a scholarship to fund projects, internships and research connected to your studies and we accept applications once a year. The application period for 2022 starts in the middle of March and runs until the end of April. The final decision will be made by the end of May and the results published in the beginning of June.

Important information

You have a right to apply for a scholarship if you are a

  • Current and registered Bachelor Student at KTH
  • Current and registered Master Student at KTH
  • Current and registered Doctoral candidate at KTH

KTH Opportunities Fund does not provide funding for

  • Salaries of any kind
  • Start-ups or other commercial initiatives that do not primarily benefit KTH
  • Room, board or pocket-money
  • Already completed projects

Be aware that

  • Your project must start a minimum of 6 weeks after the final application deadline of the same year

  • Your application must include an academic reference, like a supervisor or teacher. Should the project not be connected to any academic staff at KTH, the application needs to be referenced by the chairperson or vice chairperson of THS.

  • The highest amount granted is 50 000 SEK

Applications will be reviewed with the following in mind

  • KTH:s four pillars for
    • A KTH for a more digitalised world
    • A KTH for a more sustainable world
    • A KTH in a global world
    • An equal-opportunities KTH
  • Innovation
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Impact on KTH, our students and society
  • Potential spin-off effects

Who decides?

Applications are processed by the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB), consisting of the Deputy President and other representatives from KTH management, representatives of the Students’ Union (THS) and alumni from business and society. The AAB shall seek an equitable distribution of resources, and recommends candidates to the KTH President.

How to apply

Click this link to fill out and send in your application

Fill out and send in your application by clicking the link to the left

(The link will only be active during the application period)

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the fund, please send an email to

You'll of course also find us on Instagram  and LinkedIn

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Last changed: Jun 09, 2021