Fellowships & Grants

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Grants and Awards for Americans

Fellowships/Grants to study in Scandinavia

Upcoming Deadline: November 1

ASF’s award program for study and research abroad has been the Foundation’s most long-standing commitment to educational exchange.

During the past 100 years, over 4,000 fellowships and grants have been given to Americans and Scandinavians engaged in study, research, or creative arts projects. In 2021, 29 students, professionals, and artists were provided over $398,341 in total funding.

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Translation Competition

ASF Translation Competition is an international competition for literary translations into English from any Nordic language and genre.

Our annual competition recognizes outstanding translations of Scandinavian literature authored by a Scandinavian writer born after 1900. This year marks the 39th annual competition.

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Alternate Funding

Additional funding sources for Americans doing study or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

and Scandinavians doing study or research in the US may be available through other organizations that are not affiliated with the American Scandinavian Foundation.