Linnaeus/AIFM Swedish Scholarship

About the Scholarship

Linnaeus University, in collaboration with Linnaeus Academy’s Research Foundation, offers a scholarship to one student. The selected student will receive a tuition fee waiver for the two-year master programme in International Business Strategy at Linnaeus University, along with an internship at AIFM Group, Kalmar, Sweden.

Scholarship Offer

  • The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee for the Master Programme in International Business Strategy at Linnaeus University
  • Includes an internship in parallel at AIFM Group, Kalmar, Sweden
  • 29 Aug, 2022 - 02 Jun, 2024
  • Location: Kalmar, Sweden

Eligibility

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from a U.S. institution of higher learning (U.S. citizenship/permanent residency/F-1 Student Visa)
  • Genuine interest in internationals business and financial markets
  • Both young professionals and students are welcome to apply

About the Education

This master program provides you with thorough knowledge in how to develop competitive, dynamic, and socially responsible strategies for international companies and strengthen the connection to research within the field. The program admits students from all over the world, which means that you will get international and multicultural experience throughout the program.

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university in southern Sweden. It’s an environment where innovation, creativity and new ways of thinking are born. At Linnaeus University, you learn how to contribute to the world with the knowledge you acquire.

About the Internship

The training with AIFM Group, www.aifm.se, will provide an introduction to the regulatory framework covering the European Asset Management industry. The intern will also learn about Swedish entrepreneurship, European business administration and business development in northern Europe. In addition, the intern will work closely with the management team on AIFM’s market entry into the U.S.

Application Deadlines

  • Send in an application for Linnaeus University for the Autumn semester of 2022 before January 17, 2022.
  • Deadline to apply for a scholarship is February 28, 13.00 ( 1.00 PM CET), 2022.

How to Apply

  1. Make your programme application for the Master Programme in International Business Strategy at Linnaeus University at www.universityadmissions.se before January 17, 2022. You have to choose Linnaeus University as your first choice to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. All required supporting documents together with the application fee have to be submitted before January 17, 2022.
  2. Send an e-mail to internationalstudents@lnu.se to let us know that you have applied for the programme before February 1, 2022.
  3. We will send you instructions on how to apply from internationalstudents@lnu.se when we have received your e-mail. Follow the instructions and submit the scholarship application before February 28, 2022.

Point of Contact

For any questions about the scholarship, contact Cecilia Kullman, cecilia.kullman@sacc-usa.org
Previous Scholarship recipient Jared Fein at work at AIF ManagementPrevious Scholarship recipient Jared Fein at work at AIF Management
Previous Scholarship recipient Jared Fein at work at AIF Management.

“No one welcomed me more than my mentors and coworkers at AIFM. These guys took me under their wings and helped to make me feel as comfortable in Sweden as possible".
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