This is a full scholarship for international students interested in studying free in Iceland. A total of 15 scholarships will be awarded international students. This full scholarship will cover registration fees at the University while a monthly stipend of about ISK 130.000 – that should pay for both room and board per person, i.e. payable at the beginning of every month, starting September to April. A room will be available for rent in one of the University dormitory.
These scholarships are for applicants of modern Icelandic. Interested students should 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 applicants under 35 years of age.
The scholarship covers registration fees at the University and a monthly stipend of approximately ISK 130.000 – 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.
Application Process: International students from countries listed, although students from USA and Canada are expected to apply directly to the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Application would include the following documents (in English, Icelandic or other Scandinavian languages):
- university transcripts/copies of diplomas
- two letters of recommendation
- language certificate
The applications must reach the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies by February 1, 2015. Email applications are not accepted.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students from 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 can apply for these Icelandic Government scholarships.