Minnesota-based Lakselaget, women who swim against the current, offers scholarships for women desiring to study in Norway and to Norwegian women wishing to study in Minnesota or North Dakota, US.

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Lakselaget, “Women who swim against the current”, offers scholarships to Minnesota and Norwegian Women. Minnesota-based Lakselaget (Norwegian for “The Salmon Club”) will be offering scholarships for the thirteenth time in its fourteen-year history.

The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

Lakselaget offers scholarships to Minnesota women desiring to study in Norway and to Norwegian women wishing to study in Minnesota or at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

The organization also provides grants to Minnesota professional women who have an opportunity to work in Norway and to Norwegian women who have an opportunity to work in Minnesota. The grants are meant to supplement wages lost for experience gained. Applicants should have an interest in contemporary Norway and in the sciences, technology, business, politics, language and culture, or in the cooperation between the countries.

For more information about the scholarship and opportunity fund application process, you can visit: www.lakselaget.org and click on the “Foundation and Scholarship” tab.
The scholarship application can be downloaded from the Lakselaget site. You can also e-mail: scholarships@lakselaget.org

www.lakselaget.org