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King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund

Sponsored by: Sons of Norway Foundation

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.


Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 100
Required areas of study Norwegian studies
Awarded every year? yes
Recipients may only receive a maximum of two scholarships within a five-year period.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,500
Min $1,000


Average 8

Contact Information

Sons of Norway Foundation
Sons of Norway Foundation
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN United States

Phone: (612) 827-3611
Fax: (612) 827-0658

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