About Scholarship: 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.
Study: Fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities.
Course Level: Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars to enable them to stay in Iceland.
Scholarship Provider: The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Scholarship can be taken at: Iceland
Eligibility: Should two equally-qualified candidates be under consideration, preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.
Scholarship Open for: Citizens from outside Iceland are eligible to apply. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania.
Duration: The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months.
Value: The amount of the fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country.
Apply: 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. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application).
Deadline: The application deadline is 31st October each year.
Further Information: http://www.arnastofnun.is/page/styrkir_snorra_sturlusonar_en