The American-Scandinavian Foundation

Alternate Funding Sources for Study or Research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

Please contact the individual organizations for information regarding application criteria and deadlines.

For Americans

For Scandinavians

For Americans:


Fulbright Grant Program

Institute of International Education
U.S. Student Programs

Council for International Exchange of Scholars
U.S. Scholars Program

The National Humanities Center
Fellowship for Young Scholars in Scandinavian Studies

The Brittingham Viking Organization

Scholarships for University of Wisconsin-Madison students to study at universities in Scandinavia


Direktør Ib Henriksens Fond


The Finlandia Foundation

Finnish Government Scholarships

Centre for International Mobility CIMO


Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

The Sigurður Nordal Institute
PO Box 1220
121 Reykjavík
Tel: (354) 562-6050


The America-Norway Heritage Fund

The John Dana Archbold Fellowship Program


The Norwegian Marshall Fund

Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research

Leiv Eiriksson Mobility Program

The Sons of Norway Foundation



The American Swedish Institute

The American Women's Club in Sweden

Scholarship Foundation

The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

The Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund

Consulate General of Sweden in New York

Challenge Your Perspectives - Study in Sweden

The Swedish Council of America

The Swedish Institute

Dept. for Educational and Research Exchange

The Swedish Women's Educational Association International, Inc.
(The information on organization-wide scholarships is available in Swedish only.)
For a list of local chapters, many of which offer their own scholarships:

For example, each year, SWEA North Carolina awards scholarships (generally amounting to $1,000 each) to support a person or an organization with ties to North Carolina in their studies or their efforts to advance/share knowledge of Swedish culture, traditions, language, history, or society. For information in English, visit

The Vasa Order of America Scholarships

Swedish Funds with Restrictions

Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship

The American Swedish Institute

Scandinavian American Heritage Society

Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Scholarship



For Scandinavians:

Fulbright Student Grant Program

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The Brittingham Viking Organization

Scholarships for Scandinavians to study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison



Hilppa A.K. Roby Scholarship at Vanderbilt Universty

The Finlandia Foundation



Torske Klubben Fellowship for Norwegian Citizens

The Sons of Norway Foundation




Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Scholarship




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