Ibsen Scholarship for Projects in Drama and Performing Arts

Deadline: 30 April 2014
Open to: individuals, organizations or institutions working on projects in the field of drama and performing arts
Grant: NOK 1,000,000 (approx. 120,000 Euro/162,000 US Dollars)


The International Ibsen Scholarships were initiated in 2007 by the Norwegian government and handed out for the first time in 2008. Ibsen Awards has till now handed out 23 scholarships to projects in 17 different countries. The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated  by the Norwegian government and will be handed out for the 7th  time in 2014.

The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays.

The Ibsen Scholarships are awarded annually and the applications are subject to scrutiny by an appointed jury. The winners of The Ibsen Scholarships 2014 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference on September 22nd and 23rd  in Skien, Norway.


This call is applicable to individuals, organizations or institutions within the artistic and cultural community from anywhere across the globe.


Scholarship funds amounting to NOK 1, 000,000 (approx. 120,000 Euro/162,000 US Dollars) will be awarded to projects worldwide.


The application deadline is April 30th 2014. Interested candidates must apply online. The project description must hold:

  • Project title;
  • A detailed description of the project;
  • A description on how the project contributes to a critical discourse;
  • Budget estimate and finance plan;
  • A time schedule.

For further information, please visit the official website.

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