Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships in Iceland, 2013

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Each year the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies is offering fellowships to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland. The research fellowship covers travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country. Applicants from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania are eligible for this fellowship. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application) no later than 31 October each year.

Study Subject (s): The fellowship is awarded in humanities at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Iceland.
Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing research level.
Scholarship Provider: The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Scholarship can be taken at: Iceland

Eligibility: Should two equally-qualified candidates be under consideration, preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen), Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Latin America ( Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela) or Oceania.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania are eligible for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Annually the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society. The amount of the Fellowships is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): The fellowship period is of at least three months.

What does it cover? The amount of the Fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying by post. There are no special application forms for the Fellowships. Applicants should submit a brief but thorough account of the purpose of their stay in Iceland, specifying period of stay, as well as details of education and publications.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application) no later than 31 October each year.

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