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The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships, 2019

Applications are invited for Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies Fellowships available in the field of humanities. The fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) from outside Iceland to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months.

The aim of the fellowship is in order to improve applicants knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture, and society. The Arni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies is an academic research institute on the university level, operating on an independent budget and answering directly to the Ministry of Education.

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The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Brief Description

University or Organization: Árni Magnússon Institute
Department: NA
Course Level: Field of humanities
Award: Varies
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Citizens from outside Iceland
The program can be taken in Iceland
Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

Eligibility

  • Citizens from outside Iceland are eligible to apply. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.
  • Eligibility criteria are:
    • 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.
    • Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.

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Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships in Humanities, 2019

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: 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 a period of stay, as well as details of education and publications. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application). Applicants should submit a brief but thorough account of the purpose of their stay in Iceland, specifying a period of stay, as well as details of education and publications.
  • Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Benefit: The amount of the fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.

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