Deadline: 31 October 2014
Open to: writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland
Fellowship: travel expenses to and from Iceland plus living expenses while in the country
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships, which are awarded once a year.
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies advertises the Fellowships, handles applications, and assists Fellows during their stay in Iceland, at the conclusion of which Fellows are expected to submit a report to the Institute on how the grant was spent.
A special three-man committee, comprising representatives of the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, the University of Iceland Literary Institute, and the Writers’ Association of Iceland, awards the 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.
The amount of the Fellowships is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.
The application deadline is 31 October each year.
All interested applicants should submit following documents:
- account of the purpose of their stay in Iceland, specifying period of stay
- details of education
There are no special application form. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail to following address:
Árni Magnússonar Institute for Icelandic Studies
Sigurður Nordal Office
P.O. Box 1220
For further information, please visit the official website.
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