The KTH Master’s Challenge is inviting the great minds of Indonesia to compete for a full scholarship to a master’s programme at one of the world’s premier technical universities located in Stockholm, Sweden. With a long history of research and innovation, KTH is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. By earning a prestigious education at KTH, students gain the key to a prosperous career, leading the future in technology and engineering.
Win a Full 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.
First, register for the competition by confirming your email address. Then tell us about yourself by completing 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 you can always return to the competition site and log in to complete these steps. The only exception to this is University Admissions. University Admissions is independent from the competition, but is a requirement so that you are properly registered with the Swedish university system.
ABOUT THE PROGRAMMES - KTH Master’s Challenge Programmes
Indonesian students interested in Machine Learning and Vehicle Engineering are invited to participate in the KTH Master’s Challenge and compete for a full tuition scholarship to pursue one of the related master’s degrees at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Read a detailed description for each of the two master’s programmes below.
Master’s Programme in Machine Learning
Machine Learning is an area within Computer Science where computer systems are designed to learn from large sets of data or samples, similarly to the learning strategies of biological systems (like humans). The focus of the Master’s programme in Machine Learning is on mathematical foundations and methods for Machine Learning. These application areas include topics such as computervision, speech communication, robotics, information retrieval and/or computational biology.
Master’s Programme in Vehicle Engineering
Vehicle Engineering is a broad subject of engineering science driven by an ever increasing degree of mobility in the world. The objective of this programme is to educate engineers for a global industry, administration and research institutions active in this area. It is a joint effort by several KTH departments, providing leading expertise in their respective areas of research. The Department of Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering coordinates the programme and provides about half of the courses.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
The competition is open for participation to anyone fulfilling the following criteria:
- Indonesian citizens or legal Indonesian residents currently enrolled at an Indonesian university, or recent graduates holding a bachelor's degree from an Indonesian university (graduating no later than June 2018). N.B. Indonesian students currently enrolled at KTH are not eligible to participate in the KTH Master's Challenge.
- In order to be able to claim the first prize (scholarship), the winner first needs to fulfill the enrollment requirements set by KTH and the master's programme. The prize winner must be accepted into the master's programme in order to receive the scholarship. Thus, winning the competition does not automatically mean the student is guaranteed a place in the master's programme.
- Winners must abide by the application requirements of KTH.
- All users must provide personal information that is truthful and accurate.
Deadline: November 21, 2017
Cost/funding for participants:
Participants in the KTH Master’s Challenge have the chance to win a full tuition fee scholarship for a Master’s programme within Machine Learning or Vehicle Engineering worth approximately 475 million IDR. You can win an opportunity of a lifetime by studying at one of the world’s finest universities for free.
Living costs covered by big Swedish companies (SAAB..).