Icelandic Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in Iceland, 2014/15

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Applications are invited for Icelandic Government Scholarships at University of Iceland for 2014/15 academic year. Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015. The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age. The application deadline is February 1, 2014.. The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. The scholarship program is administrated by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015. The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.. Scholarships are available for pursuing language program at University of Iceland.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are intended for Icelandic Studies. Subjects covered include morphology, syntax and phonetics of modern Icelandic. The students read both old and modern literature and learn about the history of Iceland from settlement to modern times. Additionally, students are introduced to translations.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The scholarships are intended for students of language and literature. Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.
Benefits of the scholarship: 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015.
Number of scholarships: Approximately 15 scholarships are available.

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