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Embassy of Iceland in Beijing

Icelandic Government Scholarship Open for Application

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 17 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2020 to April 30th 2021.

The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students must have completed at least one year of University study in humanities. Students must also have prior knowledge of Icelandic according to the requirements for BA study in Icelandic as a second language (Icelandic knowledge on the level with the courses Icelandic Online 1 and 2). Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.

Further information about the scholarship and how to apply can be accessed here.


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