March 16, 2011

American Swedish Institute Scholarships for U.S. Residents from Any Part of the World

American Swedish Institute Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All courses
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (study or research)
Provider: American Swedish Institute
Country to Study in: USA, Sweden

Scholarship Description
The American Swedish Institute (ASI), a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history.

The Institue offers only the following specific sources of support to intending applicants: Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden AND Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship.

Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden:

The Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden is named for Cornelia Malmberg, a lifelong educator who taught outside the United States for many years. After retirement, the Winthrop, Minnesota native took an interest in the work of the Institute, which led her to establish the program.

Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship:

The Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship was established as a memorial to the late Lilly Lorénzen, an instructor in Swedish at the University of Minnesota and the American Swedish Institute, author of the book “Of Swedish Ways,” and a builder of Swedish heritage in America.

Eligibility
The Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden is targeted to a U.S. resident who is either (a) a student enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university in the U.S. whose current study can be supplemented by time in Sweden, or (b) a qualified scholar engaged in study or research in the U.S. whose work can be enhanced by study in Sweden.

The Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship is open to Minnesota residents who plan to carry out scholarly or creative studies in Sweden. Applicants must have a working knowledge of the Swedish language, a serious desire to make a contribution to American-Swedish cultural exchange, and demonstrable achievement in the selected field of study.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country who are legal residents of the United States

Participating Institutions
The American Swedish Institute (ASI), 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis MN; Minnesota; USA.

Fields of study
Any course of study is open to apply.

However, for the Malmberg Scholarship, the course must be in a degree-granting study program or a research program whose study or work respectively, can be enhanced in Sweden.

The Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship is for any scholarly or creative studies in Sweden.

Number of awards
This is NOT specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
Up to one year of study or research in Sweden - Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden

Scholarship benefits
The Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden will grant significant funding (up to $10,000) for the one year of study or research in Sweden.

Method of Application
To apply for the Malmberg Scholarship, see the 2014 Malmberg Scholarship Guidelines and then fill out the 2014 Malmberg Scholarship Application.

For the Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship, updated application forms will be posted in early 2014. See the 2013 Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship Application for reference.

DEADLINES:
For the Malmberg Scholarship, applications for the 2014 Scholarship will be accepted beginning Sept. 1, 2013 and must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2013.

For the Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship, applications for the 2014 scholarship will be accepted starting March 1, 2014 and are due no later than May 1, 2014.

PLEASE NOTE:
The American Swedish Institute, founded in 1929, serves as a gathering place for people to share stories and experiences around universal themes of tradition, migration, craft and the arts, all informed by enduring ties to Sweden.

The ASI is a vibrant museum and cultural center in the Phillips West neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

To contact ASI for further information, please visit their official website via link below.

Application Deadline: 15 Nov 2013 / 1 May 2014
Open to International Applicants: Yes (BUT U.S. legal residents)

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