Scholarships

To encourage the study of Norwegian heritage the Norwegian National League has developed and administers a scholarship program open to children of Norwegian descent in grades 1-12. The students research and write a paper (drawings for the younger grades) on a Norwegian topic.
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Entry deadline is March 1, 2017

Applicants must be current students, be of Norwegian ancestry, and residing in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Kendall, McHenry or Will.

Download and read the applications for complete instructions.

Application for Grades 1 through 4 -- original drawing - $25.00 cash award
<CLICK/TAP> for application form

Application for Grades 5 through 8 -- 300-word essay - $50.00 cash award
<CLICK/TAP> for application form

Application for Grades 9 through 11 -- 300-word essay - $100.00 cash award
<CLICK/TAP> for application form

Application for a College-bound High School Senior -- 500-word essay - $1,000 Scholarship
<CLICK/TAP> for application form


Those writing essays will want to download, read and follow our Scholarship Writing Guide.


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                receving her prize

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                receving her prize