Internships/ Scholarships/ Graduate Studies

Scholarships and Fellowships
  • Rand Scholarship.  Named in honor of Sidney Anders Rand, sixth president of St. Olaf College and United States Ambassador to Norway, and supported by the generous gift of Mary Rand Taylor and Ronald Taylor, the Rand Scholar Award is designed to foster undergraduate research in the life and culture of Norway. The award, in the amount of $5000, is offered each year to the St. Olaf student who presents the best proposal for a 300-level independent research course focusing on some aspect of Norwegian life.  Deadline in spring.
  • Sons of Norway Foundation scholarships . Deadline March 1.
    King Olav V Norwegian-American Heritage Fund
    Scholarships to the Oslo International Summer School
  • Lakselaget Foundation Scholarship Fund
    For women from Minnesota to study in Norway or Norwegian women to attend a college or university in Minnesota or the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. GPA of 3.0 or better, Norwegians the equivalent. Application form available at under the ‘Foundation’ tab. March 15 deadline.
  • The American-Scandinavian Foundation
    Offers fellowships and grants for advanced study or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia, and must be United States citizens or permanent residents. Application Deadline November 1. Decisions announced March 15.
  • Normanna Lodge #52 of the Sons of Norway
    Two $1,000.00 scholarships. Requirements: 3.5 GPA, completed at least two years of college, and intends to enroll in a program that leads to a concentration in Norwegian Studies. Application blanks may be requested from Secretary, Normanna Lodge #52 Sons of Norway Box 875 Albert Lea, MN 56007. Deadline March 15.
  • Tweet-Rolvaag-Zempel Scholarship
    For study in Norway. Application automatic with study abroad application procedure.
  • Scholarships for Study in Sweden
  • Fulbright Fellowships:
    See St. Olaf Fulbright advisor for information on applying for Fulbrights to Scandinavia. Fall deadline.
Scandinavian Studies Graduate Programs