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KTH India Scholarship

The KTH India Scholarship Foundation was established in 2012 through a donation made by an anonymous donor. One scholarship is awarded for 2024. The scholarship covers the tuition fee of a two year master’s programme and includes a monthly living allowance. Recipients of the KTH India Scholarship cannot carry out exchange studies during their time at KTH.

KTH India Scholarship application for 2024

1 December 2023: Application opens
15 January 2024 (midnight CET): Application closes

You apply to the scholarship on this page when the application is open.

Scholarship content

The KTH India Scholarship covers the tuition fee for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. The scholarship also includes a monthly living allowance during the academic year (10 months).


To be eligible for the scholarship you must be a fee-paying student and have applied for a master's programme at KTH as your first priority. You must also be an Indian citizen who has completed your undergraduate programme in India. Students with conditional eligibility also qualify. The scholarship is not available for applicants to joint master's programmes or programmes with obligatory exchange studies, such as the master's programme in Railway Engineering.

"Receiving this scholarship has greatly relieved me of the financial burden to pursue my education. It meant freedom for me, and I am honoured to have received this scholarship."

Arivazhagan, KTH India Scholarship awardee 2020

Selection process

The scholarship is awarded primarily on the basis of academic excellence. Only applicants who fulfil the admission requirements of the programme applied for are eligible for a scholarship. After the applicants have been assessed for admission, an assessment of applicants for the scholarship is made based on the following criteria:

  • The applicant's grades (GPA or equivalent)
  • The ranking of the university that awarded the applicant's bachelor's degree
  • The applicant's motivation, relevant work experience and extra-curricular activities

Applicants from Mumbai Metropolitan Area and Pune will be prioritized according to the foundation’s statutes. Please note that Indian citizens are eligible to apply for both the KTH India Scholarship and the KTH Scholarship.