Fellowships & Grants

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Current Fellowship and Grant Recipients

From Denmark

Candidates recommended by The Denmark-America Foundation (Danmark-Amerika Fondet), Copenhagen

ANDERSEN, Katrine Jo from Danish School of Media and Journalism
MA-directed study, Journalism, Columbia University. Henrik Kauffmann Fund, $20,000

To Denmark

BADON, Sylvia from University of Washington
Dissertation Research, Epidemiology, Aarhus University. Scan|Design by Inger and Jens Bruun Foundation Fund, $5,000

BELANICH, Jonathan from Mississippi State University
Dissertation Research, Microbiology & Bio-computing, Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, The University of Copenhagen. Amanda C. Roleson Fund, $23,000

BICK, Emily from University of California, Davis
Dissertation Research, Ecosystem Modeling, Aarhus University. Amanda C. Roleson Fund, $5,000

HOPKINS, Stephen from Indiana University, Bloomington
Dissertation Research, Medieval Language and Literature, University of Copenhagen, Dept. of Nordic Research and Arnamagnaean Institute. Amanda C. Roleson Fund, $5,000

JECK, Erika from University of Chicago
Dissertation Research, Ancient History, the Saxo Institute at the University of Copenhagen. Amanda C. Roleson Fund, $5,000

WILKINSON, Lynn from University of Texas, Austin
Post-doctoral Research, Comparative Literature, Royal Library, Copenhagen and Library at the Danish Film Institute. Amanda C. Roleson Fund, $16,700

From Finland

All candidates recommended by The League of Finnish-American Societies (Suomi-Amerikka Yhdistysten Liitto), Helsinki

KUITTINEN, Niina to University of California, Riverside
Dissertation research, Aerosol Physics and Emission Studies. $5,000, Finnish Fund

SIERANOJA, Saila to University of California, San Diego
Graduate research, Medical Science. $11,700, Finnish Fund

TURPEINEN, Juho Kaleva to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dissertation research, Political Science. $11,000, Finnish Fund

VOGEL, Paul to University of Southern California
MFA-directed study, Film and Television Production. $20,000, Finnish Fund

WINBERG, Oscar to Boston University
Dissertation research, Political History. $8,600, The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund

To Finland

CONROY, Christina from Morehead State University
Post-doctoral Research, Philosophy, University of Helsinki. The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $5,000

GLACKIN, Carlotta from Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Post-doctoral Research, Molecular Biology and Protein Structure, University of Helsinki. The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $5,000

PUSHAW, Bart from University of Maryland
Dissertation Research, Art History, Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Gallery, the Design Museum, the Helsinki City Museum & the Finnish State Archives. The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $20,500

QUINN, Carol from Towson University
Independent research, Creative Writing (Poetry) The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $3,300

RUHL, Erika from University at Buffalo, SUNY
Dissertation Research, Anthropology/Archaeology, University of Oulu. The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $5,000

WEBB, Stephen from Roosevelt University
Post baccalaureate Research, Music Composition, Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts. The Jane and Aatos Erkko Fund, $23,000

From Iceland

All candidates recommended by The Icelandic-American Society (Íslensk-ameríska félagid), Reykjavík

AÐALBJÖRNSSON, Tryggvi to Columbia University
MA-directed study, Journalism. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $4,400

EINARSDÓTTIR, Sólveig Ásta to Stanford University
MSc-directed study, Electrical Engineering. Barth Fund $2,600; Charles K. Willey Fund, $1,800

EINARSSON, Alexander Freyr to MIT Sloan School of Management
MA-directed study, Finance. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $4,400

GUÐMUNDSDÓTTIR, Hrafnhildur Marta to Indiana University
MM-directed study, Cello Performance. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $4,400

PÁLMADÓTTIR, Ninna Rún to NYU Tisch School of the Arts
MFA-directed study, Filmmaking. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $4,100; Charles K. Willey Fund, $300

RAGNARSDÓTTIR, Berglind Hólm to Graduate Center, The City University of New York ‘
PhD-directed study, Sociology. Charles K. Willey Fund, $4,400

SVEINSSON, Erlendur to Columbia University
MFA-directed study, Screenwriting & Directing. Charles K. Willey Fund, $4,400

To Iceland

HOFFMAN, Sarah from State University of New York at Buffalo
Dissertation Research, Bioarchaeology/Archaeology, National Museum of Iceland. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $5,000

MINOR, Sarah from Ohio University
Dissertation Research, Creative Writing, University of Iceland. Thor Thors Memorial Fund, $8,000

From Norway

Candidates recommended by The Norway-America Association (Norge-Amerika Foreningen), Oslo

AAVITSLAND, Vilde Lid to DePaul University, Chicago
PhD-directed study, Philosophy. $20,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

ASK, Nickolas to Fordham University
JD-directed study. $20,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

BJØRKE, Anne to University of South Florida
MA-directed study, Public Health and Social Work. $20,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

FAUSKE, Ivar Austin to institution pending
Graduate research, Computer Science. $10,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

FJELDBERG, Øystein to University of California, San Diego
MSc-directed study, Materials Science. Norway House Foundation Grant, $10,000

GORDON, Samuel Askland to American Film Institute
MFA-directed study, Film Directing. Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund, $15,000; Mathilde Aas Fund, $5,000

HAAKONSEN, Harald to University of Chicago
MBA-directed study. $20,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

HAUGEN, Janne Borge to University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
PhD-directed study, Marine Science and Technology. Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund, $10,000; The Dr. Mary Jane Oestmann Fellowship Fund in the Sciences, $10,000

KVELLAND, Even to Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
MA-directed study, International Affairs. $1,375, Mathilde Aas Fund; $6,000, King Håkon VII Fund; $1,500, King Olav V Fund

LANGØ, Hans-Inge Giske to University of Texas at Austin
PhD-directed study, Government. $5,000, Pratt/Johnson Fund

LIND, Christine Hamborgstrøm to University of California, San Diego
PhD-directed study, Computer Science and Engineering. $20,000, Norway House Foundation Grant

MOEN, Marianne Arvei to Boston University
LLM-directed study. $20,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

NÆSS, Maja Elisabeth to University of Denver
MA-directed study. International Security. Mathilde Aas Fund, $4,000; King Olav Fund, $9,500

SUND, Sebastian to Columbia University
Graduate research, Industrial Engineering and Finance. $9,600, Håkon Styri Fund

VESTBØSTAD, Johanne to University of California, San Francisco
Graduate research, Molecular Biology. Norway House Foundation Grant, $5,000

WANGENSTEN-ØYE, Karl Eirik to Stanford University
MSc-directed study, Structural Engineering. $20,000, Norway House Foundation Grant

To Norway

BROWN, Collin from University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation Research, Religious Studies, Centre for Sámi Studies, University of Tromsø. Scandinavian Seminar Grant, $5,000

CONNOR, Janet from University of Chicago
Dissertation Research, Linguistic Anthropology, Social Anthropology Institute and the Center for Multilingualism in Society Across the Lifespan (MultiLing), at the University of Oslo. Crown Princess Märtha Friendship Fund; $ 10,750; The Sather Fund, $8,000; King Olav V Fund, $3,000; Carol and Hans Christian Sonne Fund, $1,250

STEINER, Sallie from University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation Research, Folklore – Material Culture, Stiftinga Musea i Sogn og Fjordane & Sunnfjord Museum. King Olav V Fund, $18,500

TARANTELLI, Madeline from University of Missouri-Kansas City
Independent Research, Music – Horn Performance. Sven & Ingrid Bernhard Fund, $4,325

WITMORE, Christopher from Texas Tech University
Post-doctoral Research, Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology at the Arctic University of Norway (UiT). Carol and Hans Christian Sonne Fund, $3,000; James L. Howard Grant, $2,000

From Sweden

All candidates recommended by the Swedish Fulbright Commission, Stockholm

ANSTRÉN, Johan Philip to Georgetown University
MSc-directed study, Foreign Service. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $5,000

BENGTSON, Sara to Columbia Law School
LLM-directed study. Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Fund, $15,500; Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $2,500

GRIND, Simon Allan to Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
MFA-directed study, Fine Art. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $18,000

HENNINGSSON, David Hans to New York University, School of Law
LLM-directed study. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $18,000

OLOFSSON, Sofia Magdalena to Cornell University
MA-directed studies, Public Administration. Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Fund, $18,000

To Sweden

ABNEY SALOMON, Charlotte from Yale University
Dissertation Research, History of Science, Hagströmer Library of the Karolinska Institute. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $4,700

ERIKSSON, Karin from University of Washington
Dissertation Research, Scandinavian Studies, Uppsala University. Scandinavian Seminar Grant, $19,500; Hans K. Lorentzen Fund, $3,000

OSEI-KOFI, Nana from Oregon State University
Post-doctoral Research, Interdisciplinary Scandinavian Studies/Diaspora Studies, University of Gothenburg. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $23,000

PERRYMAN, Clarice from University of New Hampshire
Graduate Research, Geosciences/Biogeochemistry, Climate Impacts Research Center at the Abisko Scientific Research Station. Scandinavian Seminar Grant, $5,000

PRONIN, Kira from University of Pittsbugh
Dissertation Research, Political Science, University of Gothenburg and Uppsala University. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $13,000

RABERG, Erika from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Independent research, Visual Arts – Photography & Film. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $5,000

ROOS, Liina-Ly from University of Washington
Dissertation Research, Scandinavian Literature & Cinema, Lund University. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $4,500

ROSE, Amber from University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation Research, Scandinavian Studies: Folklore, Uppsala Universitet, Campus Gotland. Pfeifer Fund, $9,600

STONE, Elizabeth from University of Virginia
Dissertation Research, Art History, Stockholm University and Nationalmuseum, Stockholm & Zorn Museum in Mora. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $5,000

VANDENBROEK, Angela from Binghamton University, SUNY
Dissertation Research, Sociocultural Anthropology, The Swedish Institute and the Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $23,000

To Multi-Scandinavian Countries

SCHULTZ, Michael from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dissertation Research, Sociology, Copenhagen Business School, Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University. Thord-Gray Memorial Fund, $2,500; Hans K. Lorentzen Fund, $2,000; Former Fellows Fund, $500

STROMBOM, Evelyn from University of Minnesota
Dissertation Research, Behavioral ecology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm University. Scandinavian Seminar Grant, $20,500