The Norway House Foundation funds fellowships for qualified Norwegian graduate students who want to study in Northern California.

Applicants for the Norway House Foundation Educational Fellowship must meet the following criteria:

1) Applicants must be Norwegian citizens.

2) Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student in any field of study at the Masters or Ph.D. level by an accredited graduate school located in Northern California.

NHF Approved Graduate Institutions (pdf)

3) Applicants must demonstrate their intention to return to Norway after their studies.

4) Preference is given to students who are descendents of or are related to Norwegian merchant seamen who served in World War II (Krigsseilere).

Awards will be made in the range of $10,000-$20,000 per Fellow which may be used for tuition, room and board, books, and travel expenses. Awards may be renewable, depending upon the candidateís academic progress, program requirements and performance.

Norway House Foundation Graduate Fellowships are administered through the American Scandinavian Foundation and applicants must follow their application process. The American Scandinavian Foundation is responsible for disbursing funds to the selected candidate and providing an annual report to the Norway House Foundation on the studentís progress. Please see Students in Norway must make application to the American Scandinavian Foundation through:

The Norway-America Association
Radhusgt 23B 0158 Oslo, Norway

ASF Application Process (pdf)