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Erasmus scholarships:
If you plan to study at a partner university for a semester or more or spend your internship in Europe you can apply for a Erasmus scholarship. The scholarship amount varies from year to year. These scholarships are administered by SDU International at Campusvej. 

The International Fund (Internationaliseringspuljen) 
You can also apply for the “Internationaliseringspuljen”, which is administered by SDU International at Campusvej. Read more under Study Abroad.

Scholarships administered by the Faculty of Engineering

Foundation of Engineer Jens Jespersen & the M foundation:
The foundation supports activities which increase the standards of the engineering education by supporting students’ academic development, mainly in connection with studies or internship abroad. 

Danish and international full degree students at The Faculty of Engineering may apply for scholarships for:

Spring deadline for application: 1 April 
Find application form here.

Foundation of Engineer Ernst B. Sund: 
The Engineer Ernst B. Sund Foundation primarily award scholarships to mechanical, GMM, manufacturing engineering and design students at the Faculty of Engineering in Odense to increase the standards of their engineering studies.

Danish and international engineering students who are enrolled as full degree students at the Faculty of Engineering in Odense may apply for scholarships for international internships outside the EU.

Application deadline: 1 December

For both above mentioned foundations (Ernst B. Sund and Engineers Jens Jespersen) the following applies:
Applications for the scholarships must be submitted in writing with enclosed budget for the stay abroad. If you already have an internship contract or a confirmation of the study abroad, it is recommended that you enclose a copy with the application or you may forward it later.

If your financial situation changes considerably compared to the information submitted in the application you must inform the contact person for the foundations at the faculty. An example of a considerable change could be if you unexpectedly get a salary from the internship company.

Applicants who are awarded a scholarship must present an account of expenses and a brief report of the stay to the foundation board after returning to Denmark.

The foundations do not award scholarships for groups travelling abroad, nor for applicants not enrolled at the Faculty of Engineering in Odense.

Arkil Scholarship by Ellen og Ove Arkils Foundation
The foundation supports study abroad or thesis abroad for students enrolled in the program BEng in Structural Engineering. The scholarship amount is 25.000 Dkk.
Deadline for application is Apr. 1. and the application form can be requested by e-mail to

Other scholarships and foundations

In addition to the above mentioned scholarships and foundations the Faculty of Engineering receives other notices about scholarships. Read more about scholarships here.

For further information please contact Karina Tågård Høien Nielsen,



Faculty of Engineering University of Southern Denmark

  • Campusvej 55
  • Odense M - 5230
  • Phone: +45 6550 7300

Last Updated 29.01.2020