King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund

Applicant must be an American, 18 years of age or older, with a plan of studies to focus on exploring his/her interest in Norwegian heritage or in modern Norway at an institution of higher learning. Applicant may also be a Norwegian, 18 years of age or older, who desires to further their studies in North American culture at an institution of higher learning. Selection is based upon academic potential, financial need, statement of educational and career goals, benefit to Sons of Norway and wider Norwegian/American community, involvement in school and community activities, and work experiences. Essay, three letters of recommendation, and official copy of latest high school or college grade transcript are required.

Recipients may only receive a maximum of two scholarships within a five-year period.

Study areas: Norwegian studies


Deadline: March 1

Award type: Scholarship

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Enrollment level: College Freshman, Other Postgraduate-level Study, College Senior, College Junior, Master's-level Study, Doctoral-level Study, College Sophomore

Country: United States, Norway

Major: Scandinavian Area Studies, Ethnic Studies

Interests: American History/literature

Misc: Work Experience, Community Service/involvement, Co-curricular/extracurricular Activities, Financial Need, Academic/scholastic Achievement

Contact Information

Sons of Norway Foundation
1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN United States
Phone: (612) 827-3611
Fax: (612) 827-0658

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