Scholarships

Scholarships

For students subject to tuition fees a number of scholarship possibilities are available.

BTH Scholarships

BTH offers a number of scholarships covering the tuition fee in part or in full. For the academic year 2017/2018 BTH will offer two scholarship programmes: BTH scholarship programme for prospective students and BTH scholarship programme for current students. Note that these scholarships do not cover your living expenses!

 

BTH conditions for tuition fees and scholarships (Conditions in English)

BTH avgifts- och stipendievillkor (Conditions in Swedish)

All questions regarding BTH scholarships should be addressed to tuitionfees@bth.se

Swedish Institute Scholarships

A number of scholarship programmes are administered by the Swedish Institute, a public agency that promotes interest and confidence in Sweden around the world. Among the scholarship programmes are The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS), The Visby Programme, SI Scholarships for the Western Balkans, the Swedish-Turkish Programme.

In order to get more information about the Swedish Institute scholarships please visit Swedish Institute scholarships where also application for these scholarships can be made. These scholarships have different deadlines, so check the dates carefully.

Other Scholarships

Remember to look for scholarship opportunities from your Government or from other sources in your country.

BTH scholarship programme for prospective students

BTH scholarship programme for prospective students is available for citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education. You apply for a BTH scholarship after you have applied for a BTH campus based programme or single subject course on Universityadmissions.se. Applicants to distance education at BTH are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

This scholarship programme offers scholarships covering tuition fees in part. The available levels of tuition fee reductions are 50% and 75%. No more than one scholarship from this programme can be awarded for one person. The scholarships are granted on the basis of academic excellence. The application for scholarship will be considered only if the application fee is paid or if you are exempted from paying the application fee. Priority is given to applicants with the BTH study programme as their first choice.

The application period for the second round of BTH Scholarships for prospective students is now closed.

Application form BTH scholarship programme for prospective students (closed)

Lists of granted BTH Scholarships in the first and second round can be found at below links:

BTH Scholarships 2018 round 1

BTH Scholarships 2018 round 2

Please observe the conditions for tuition fees and scholarships.

BTH scholarship programme for current students

BTH will award a limited number of scholarships corresponding to partial reduction of the tuition fee to students with excellent academic performance during the first part of their studies at Blekinge Institute of Technology.

In order to be eligible to apply for this BTH scholarship you have to be registered as a student on campus based programme at BTH, and studied at least one term on this programme. You also have to be required to pay tuition fee for the remaining part of your programme.

This scholarship is granted on the basis of academic performance at BTH and if needed to distinguish, previous academic education results can be considered. The scholarship will not be paid directly to students; instead it will reduce the tuition fee for the remaining terms of the programme.

The 2018 application period for BTH Scholarships for current students is closed.

Application form BTH scholarship programme for current students (closed)

Lists of granted BTH Scholarship current students can be found below:

BTH Scholarships 2018 current students

Please observe the conditions for tuition fees and scholarships.

 

Key dates for BTH scholarships

December 4th, 2017: Application form for BTH scholarship  for prospective students opens

January 15th, 2018: Application form for BTH scholarship for prospective students closes

February 1st, 2018: Deadline for receipt of application fee. When the application fee has been paid, the evaluation of the scholarship applications will start.

April 6th, 2018: Notification of scholarship selection results

April 6th, 2018: BTH scholarship application form for the second round opens
(prospective students)

May 1st, 2018: BTH scholarship application form for the second round closes (prospective
students)

June 7th, 2018: Notification of scholarship selection results (second round for prospective students)

July 3rd, 2018: BTH scholarship application form opens (current students).

August 1st, 2018: BTH scholarship application form closes (current students)

August 10th, 2018: Notification of scholarship selection results (current students)

FAQ BTH scholarships

The following are frequently asked questions concerning the scholarships offered by BTH. All details regarding the scholarship process for scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute can be found on their website. The Swedish Institute’s website 

  • What does the BTH scholarship cover?
  • When am I eligible to apply for a BTH scholarship?
  • When am I NOT eligible to apply for a BTH scholarship?
  • Can I wait for the scholarship before paying the application fee?
  • When will I find out if I have been awarded BTH scholarship?
  • How is the scholarship paid out?
  • When is the scholarship paid out?
  • How do I pay my tuition fee/remainder of my tuition fee?
  • Who can pay my tuition fee/remainder of my tuition fee?
  • How do you know I have paid my tuition fee?

Before you apply

What does the BTH scholarship cover?

BTH scholarship covers only the tuition fee in part. Note that this scholarship does NOT cover your living expenses!

When am I eligible to apply for a BTH scholarship?

You are eligible to apply for a BTH scholarship if you are:

– applying for a BTH campus based programme or single subject course
– you are required to pay a tuition fee

When am I NOT eligible to apply for a BTH scholarship?

You are not eligible to apply for BTH scholarship if you are exempted of paying the tuition fee.

During the scholarship selection process

Can I wait for the scholarship before paying the application fee?

NO! Application fee must be paid in time in order to be considered for a BTH scholarship.

When will I find out if I have been awarded BTH scholarship?

You will receive a message on your Notification of Selection results from Universityadmissions.se. Also, the results will be shown on the BTH Scholarship web page.

After receiving the BTH scholarship

How is the scholarship paid out?

The scholarship is awarded as tuition reduction. E.g. if you are awarded a 50% scholarship, you will only have to pay 50 % of your tuition fee.

When is the scholarship paid out?

Since the tuition fee must be paid in advance of each term, the tuition reduction will be calculated for each instalment. The requisition for the remaining tuition fee is issued before the start of your next term.

How do I pay my tuition fee/remainder of my tuition fee?

All instalments have to be paid by bank transfer, according to the instructions on your requisition.

Who can pay my tuition fee/remainder of my tuition fee?

Anyone can pay your tuition fee for you  – a family member, a friend, a sponsor. The important thing to remember is that they need to include your application number on their payment so we know who the payment concerns.

How do you know I have paid my tuition fee?

When our bank receives your payment, we cross-check your application number on your payment.

 

All questions regarding BTH scholarships should be addressed to tuitionfees@bth.se

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

On 25 May, 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, in Swedish Dataskyddsförordningen) replaced the Swedish Personal Data Act (PuL 1998:204). 

The General Data Protection Regulations outline how personal data is to be processed by European Union member states. These regulations pertain to you and the information you provide to Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (BTH).

Your personal integrity is important to us at Blekinge Institute of Technology. It is therefore important to us that processing of personal information is done in a correct and safe manner in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The university follows the general data protection regulation, more commonly known as GDPR.

What personal information do we process and why?

The university only process your personal information in order to fulfill our mission of education, research, collaboration with the surrounding community, and informing about our activities. We also process personal information to comply with laws and regulations.

How do we protect your information?

The university undertakes legal, technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and other illegal treatment, as well as against loss, destruction or damage. These measures aim at ensuring adequate protection of personal information, considering the risk of processing the information.

Preserving and disposing of records (storage periods)

As a government agency BTH is obliged to comply with The Archives Act. That means that public records kept by BTH in most cases should be preserved. In order to destroy (erase) public records there must be legal grounds in a regulation from the National Archives. The regulations applying to each individual registry can be found in the BTH archives registry.

The rights of data subjects

As someone who has or will submit data to the BTH, you have the following rights:

Right to be informed

You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data.

Right to rectification

You have the right to request rectification, to correct inaccurate personal data or to have incomplete personal data completed. With regard to the regulations in the Archives Act we can not erase personal data if we do not have a legal ground in a regulation from the National Archives.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

If you are dissatisfied with the way BTH process personal data you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (The Swedish Data Protection Authority).

Everything you submit becomes an official document

Everything you submit to BTH becomes an official document. This means that in accordance with the principle of public access to information these documents can be requested by the public or by representatives of mass media.

Should someone request documents or personal data we must consider whether the information contained in the document is secret, according to one of the provisions of the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400). After that we can decide if the information can be made available, in whole or in part.

More information

Data Controller

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Address: SE-371 79 Karlskrona,
Organization Number: 202100-4011
Email: registrator@bth.se
Phone: 0455-38 50 00

Data Protection Officer

E-mail: dataskyddsombud@bth.se
Phone: 0455-38 50 00

More information

You can read more about the processing of personal data and data protection regulations on Datainspektionens Web site www.datainspektionen.se. There you will also find information on how to contact Datainspektionen if you have complaints about BTH’s processing of your personal information.