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Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Scholarships for Language Program

Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Scholarships for Language Program, 2019

Applicants are invited to apply for the Icelandic Government Scholarships offered by the Icelandic Government at any Iceland university. Approximately 17 opportunities are available for the period from September 1st 2020 to April 30th 2021.

The studentships 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.

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

Brief Description

University or Organization: Icelandic Government
Department: NA
Course Level: language program
Award: ISK 140.000
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
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
The program can be taken in Iceland
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

Eligibility

  • 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 bursaries 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.

Iceland Scholarships

Icelandic government awards

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The mode of applying is the post or electronically.
  • Supporting Documents: 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)
  • Language Requirements: Applicants should have knowledge of English and Icelandic language. 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.

Benefits

  • 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.

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