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Icelandic Government Scholarships for Language Program, 2019

Applications are invited for Icelandic Government Scholarships to pursue language program at the University of Iceland. Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2019 to April 30th 2020.

The aim of the Icelandic Government Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students. The scholarship program is administrated by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies.

Students must have completed at least one year of University study. Students must also have prior knowledge of Icelandic according to the requirements for BA study in Icelandic as a second language.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Subjects covered include morphology, syntax, and phonetics of modern Icelandic. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times. Additionally, students are introduced to translations.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are available for pursuing language program at the University of Iceland.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers registration fees at the University and a monthly stipend of approximately ISK 140.000 – that should cover room and board for one person, payable at the beginning of each month, September to April. A room will be available for rent in one of the University dormitory, Gamli Garður.
  • Number of Scholarships: Approximately 15 scholarships are available.
  • Nationality: Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America
  • Scholarship can be taken in Iceland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Nationals of the following countries are eligible:List of Subjects: Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America
  • Entrance Requirements: The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students must have completed at least one year of University study. Students must also have prior knowledge of Icelandic according to the requirements for BA study in Icelandic as a second language (Icelandic knowledge on the level with the courses Icelandic Online 1 and 2). Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.Icelandic as a second language is comprised of both theoretical and practical fields of study. On the one hand it is a language course, where students are trained in speaking, reading and writing modern Icelandic. On the other hand it delves into the more academic aspects of the Icelandic language, literature and history of Iceland. Subjects covered include morphology, syntax and phonetics of modern Icelandic. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants should have knowledge of English and Icelandic language.

Iceland Scholarships

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Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The mode of applying is the post or electronically. An application should include the following documents (in English, Icelandic or other Scandinavian languages):

  • CV
  • University transcripts/copies of diplomas with grades.
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic supervisors at your University
  • Language certificate (English and/or Icelandic)

Application form

Scholarship Link

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