KTH Master’s
Challenge 2018

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.

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology offers a unique opportunity for Indonesian students to compete for full tuition scholarships to study a Master’s degree programme in Machine Learning or Vehicle Engineering. You can study in the heart of Stockholm, a center of innovation and opportunity. KTH is one of the leading technical and engineering universities, ranked among the top 30 best universities in the field worldwide.*

*KTH was ranked as the 29th best university in engineering and technology globally by the QS World University Rankings 2017

Win a Scholarship to KTH

Indonesian students who are passionate about Machine Learning or Vehicle Engineering, academically-driven, and internationally-oriented are challenged to show their skills in a series of tests culminating in a case study. One winner from each of the programmes will be awarded the grand prize - a full tuition scholarship worth approximately 475 million IDR!* The top 3 candidates per programme will receive certificates of achievement and an invitation to the award ceremony in Jakarta.

*The scholarship is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

Partners of the KTH Master's Challenge

Headquartered in Sweden, SAAB is a world-leading provider of products, services and solutions in military defence and civil security. This year, SAAB is partnering with KTH to offer a full “KTH & Saab Scholarship” for the winner of the Machine Learning competition.

Bombardier is a world leader in aviation and locomotive design with offices located around the world. This year Bombardier is offering an internship as well as a scholarship to the winner of the Vehicle Engineering track. The scholarship will cover the cost of living in Sweden.

The competition process

  • Enter the Competition
  • Fill out your profile
  • Test your knowledge in 3 quizzes
  • Apply your skills in a case study
  • Submit your motivational statement
  • Apply to KTH through universityadmissions.se

Key Dates

October 16, 2017 University admissions opens for applications
November 21, 2017 KTH Master’s Challenge 2018 Indonesia deadline
December 19, 2017 Top 3 winner nominees per programme are announced
January 2018 Programme winners are announced during the Award Ceremony in Jakarta

About KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is a university with a rich history of pioneering ideas and innovation dating back to 1827. For nearly 200 years KTH has educated students who go on to influence our world and develop technological advances that define modern society.

It offers world-leading and impactful research as well as cutting-edge education facilities and faculty. Studies at KTH extend beyond the campus buildings and are closely tied to a variety of industries through research projects and ongoing collaborations.

Discover student life at KTH as an international student

Meet Our Previous Winners

Over the past few years, many talented Indonesian students have been invited to pursue a Master’s degree at KTH on a full tuition scholarship through the KTH Master’s Challenge. Together with KTH, they were able to reach new heights in life.

“Winning the KTH Master's Challenge gave me the opportunity to experience a first-class academic environment. I joined the KTH Formula Student team, which is one of the coolest engineering projects at KTH.”

Darian Verdy Retianza, KTH Master’s Challenge 2016 winner in Vehicle Engineering

Meet Our Previous Winners

Over the past few years, many talented Indonesian students have been invited to pursue a Master’s degree at KTH on a full tuition scholarship through the KTH Master’s Challenge. Together with KTH, they were able to reach new heights in life.

"The competition was very intriguing and challenging, my favorite moment was when I got the chance to meet an ESA astronaut and the first ever Swedish astronaut in space, Christer Fuglesang. Winning the KTH Master's Challenge was definitely one of my biggest dreams and I studying at KTH brings me one step closer to making all my dream comes true.”

Harianas Ibnusina Dewang, winner of the KTH Master’s Challenge 2016 in Aerospace Engineering as well as the KTH & SAAB Scholarship

Partners of the KTH Master’s Challenge