Win scholarships for a Master’s degree from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
The KTH Master's Challenge deadline has now passed. The applications are being screened and the top three finalists from each programme will be announced on December 19.
The KTH Master’s Challenge seeks the brightest minds of India for the opportunity to pursue their master’s degree tuition-free at KTH, one of the world’s premier technical universities located in Stockholm, Sweden. KTH is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world* and has a tradition of research and innovation spanning centuries. Students at KTH are given the resources to not only grow academically, but to develop real world solutions in science and technology.
Participants in the KTH Master’s Challenge must be residents of India and eligible to study at the master’s level at KTH. You can view the admissions requirements for each master’s programme at universityadmissions.se. Check Terms and Conditions for the competition's detailed eligibility criteria.*KTH was ranked as the 29th best university in engineering and technology globally by the QS World University Rankings 2017.
Participants in the KTH Master’s Challenge have the chance to win a full tuition fee scholarship for a Master’s programme within Electric Power Engineering, Engineering Design, Information and Network Engineering, or Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training THRUST* worth approximately 2,300,000 INR. Therefore, you can win an opportunity of a lifetime by studying at one of the world’s finest universities for free.
The winner of the Engineering Design scholarship will also receive the Scania India Scholarship, which includes a living stipend worth approximately 1,500,000 INR for the two year study period and an internship at Scania. The winners of the Electric Power Engineering, Information and Network Engineering, and Turbomachinery Aeromechanical University Training THRUST scholarships will receive remunerated internship offers with FormulateIP, including reimbursement for travel expenses within India.*The THRUST scholarship is for one year of studies.
You can participate in the KTH Master’s Challenge in five simple steps.
Register or log in and fill out your profile information.
Test your logical reasoning, knowledge of Sweden and KTH, and your academic background.
Complete a programme-related case study presented on the competition site.
Submit your motivational statement and make sure your profile information is complete.
Apply to the KTH programme you have chosen through www.universityadmissions.se
First, register for the competition by confirming your email address. Then tell us about yourself by complete your profile. Second, show off your skills in logical reasoning, knowledge about Sweden and KTH, and your academic background by taking three mini challenges. Third, complete a case study that challenges your knowledge in the specific programme you have chosen. Fourth, highlight your motivation and unique character by writing a motivational statement. Finally, apply for the programme you would like to attend on University Admissions. You must rank the programme as your first choice when applying. Without signing up for the programme on University Admissions, you will not be eligible to win the Master's Challenge.*
*Remember that you can alway return to the competition site to complete all these steps by logging into this website except for University Admissions. University Admissions is independent from the competition, but is a requirement so that you are registered in the Swedish school system.
Contestants will be judged based on their quiz results, the case study, and their motivational statement, as well as educational background and prior academic performance. Winners will be selected from among those who are accepted to KTH.
On December 9, 2017, five finalists per each of the four programmes will be announced (20 total). All finalists will be invited for a Skype interview with a Programme Director from their chosen master’s programme at KTH. Based on the evaluations by the Programme Directors, three winner nominees per programme will be selected.
Top five finalists per programme are announced.
Top three winner nominees per programme are announced.
Winners are announced during the official Award Ceremony.