Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for International Applicants, 2017


Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for International Applicants , and appplications are submitted till  1 December 2016 . Applications are invited for Snorri Sturluson Icelandic fellowships available in the field of humanities. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) from outside Iceland to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months. The amount of the Fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country. Full details

School(Institutions/ Country): | Iceland

Level: Fellowships( are granted to writers, translators and scholars to enable them to stay in Iceland.)

Field(s): Humanities.

Deadline: 1 December 2016 

Funded By: The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships are targeted for Citizens from outside Iceland are eligible to apply. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.Austria ,Bulgaria Canada ,China Croatia ,Czech Republic Denmark ,

Estonia Faeroe Islands ,Finland France Germany Holland ,HungaryItaly ,Japan ,Latvia ,Lithuania,Norway

Poland Russia ,Slovakia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States of America 

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months.

Scholarship covers: The amount of the fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.

Description

Annually, the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the S Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships.

The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.

Eligibility

Candidates wishing to take part in the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships programme must meet the following requirements”

‣ Should two equally-qualified candidates be under consideration, preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.

Scholarship Application Method

Students from these countries, with exception of students from USA and Canada, can apply directly to the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Sigurður Nordal Office, Box 1220, 121 Reykjavík, Iceland. Application must be made on a special application form:

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

  • CV
  • university transcripts / copies of diplomas with grades.
  • two letters of recommendation from academic supervisors at your University
  • language certificate (English and/or Icelandic)

The applications must reach the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies by 1 December 2016. Email applications are not accepted. Please notice that applicants need to apply separately to the University of Iceland.

A special committee in Iceland evaluates the applications and its decision will be announced to the candidates by January 2017.

If a scholarship recipient wishes to extend the scholarship for an additional year he/she has to apply to the Institute before 1 December. No one will be granted a scholarship for more than three times.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ 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.

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