Iceland Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in Iceland | 2014/15
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Iceland Government Scholarships. Applications are invited for Icelandic Government Scholarships at University of Iceland for 2014/15 academic year.

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Iceland | Iceland

Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing language program at University of Iceland

Field(s): Scholarships are intended for Icelandic Studies. Subjects covered include morphology, syntax and phonetics of modern Icelandic. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times. Additionally, students are introduced to translations.


 Deadline: February 1, 2014.

Funded By: The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Icelandic Government


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Iceland Government Scholarships is targeted for 

 Students of Following Countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Approximately 15 scholarships are available.

Scholarship Duration: Scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015.

Scholarship covers: The scholarship covers registration fees at the University and a monthly stipend of approximately ISK 130.000 – that should cover room and board for one person, payable at the beginning of each month, September to April. A room will be available for rent in one of the University dormitory.

Description

Iceland Government Scholarships

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

The scholarship program is administrated by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies.

Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015.

The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic.

Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority.

Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.

A special committee in Iceland evaluates the applications and its decision will be announced to the candidates by March 2014.

Eligibility

To avail Iceland Government Scholarships, candidates must meet the following criteria:

The scholarships are intended for students of language and literature.

Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority.

Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.

Scholarship Application Method

Students from above mentioned countries, with exception of students from USA and Canada, can apply directly to the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies.

Application should include the following documents (in English, Icelandic or other Scandinavian languages):


  • CV;
  • university transcripts/copies of diplomas;
  • two letters of recommendation;
  • language certificate;
  • Please notice that for the application to be valid and complete, applicants also need to apply to the University of Iceland before February 1, 2014.

Scholarship Applications are due on 01 February 2014.

Note: Please notice that for the application to be valid and complete, applicants also need to apply to the University of Iceland before February 1, 2014. (Online applications to the University of Iceland for the academic year 2014-2015 open in early December.)

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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