Snorri Sturluson Fellowships for Writers and Translators

  • Target: International students
  • Benefits: Basic cost
  • Level and Discipline: Non-degree program in humanity related studies
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Icelandy
  • Deadline: 31 October every year

The applications for this fellowships are annually accepted. All entries must be received no later than 31 October every year. Non-Iceland writers and translators in the field of Humanity studies are invited to apply. Please note, university students are ineligible. Those are selected will spend minimum three months staying in Iceland advancing knowledge in Icelandic language, culture and society. A range of interesting benefits will be given to the successful fellows.

Fellowship Description
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.

Award Value
The amount of the Fellowships is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.

Level and Area of Studies
This is a non-degree program in humanity related studies.

Place of Study
The program can be taken in Iceland.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, you must be coming from non-Iceland countries. You must be professional writer, translator or scholar (non-university students). Your major should be related to humanity studies.

Applicants’ Nationality
International students may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
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.

Submission Deadline
31 October each year.

Website and Application Link

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