The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships 2015
Deadline: 31st October each year.
Open to: writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) from outside Iceland
Remuneration: based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country
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. Fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months.
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.
Remuneration and benefits
The amount of the fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.
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. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st October each year.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application