Anna Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarship

This travel scholarship encourages language students undertaking advanced study or research in Scandinavian countries.

Applications open

13 Mar 2023

Applications closed

24 Apr 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • "Learning about Old Norse and modern Scandinavian languages in Australia, it had been hard for me to speak and listen to these languages in a natural environment. Having the opportunity to do this in Iceland was a highlight of my trip."
    - Jack Bunce
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a graduate student or final year undergraduate student at an Australian university;
    • possess at least an elementary knowledge of a Scandinavian language; and,
    • be willing to undertake an approved course of study at a Scandinavian university.

    For the purposes of this scholarship, a Scandinavian country is Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Greenland or the Faroe Islands.

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship will be offered to the applicant who demonstrates:

    • the relevance of the overseas placement to their intended studies;
    • knowledge of the required language;
    • the quality and feasibility of the submitted research plan;
    • academic merit; and,
    • the skills, experience and aptitude required to carry out the proposed course of study as evidenced by the application.
  • Application process

    Eligible applicants must submit an online application form and upload the following documents:

    • details of your proposed travel overseas;
    • a 300-500 word proposal describing how you will use this scholarship, and how it would positively impact your academic work;
    • an indicative budget;
    • at least one academic reference;
    • a current statement of results;
    • some form of evidence showing you possess at least an elementary knowledge of a Scandinavian language, if your academic transcript does not show this; and,
    • any other information which may assist the committee in making its decision.
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email.

What are the benefits?

Up to $10,000. Several awards may be given from this amount.

Recipients are required to:

  • accept online within 21 days;
  • submit the relevant travel documents; and,
  • submit a final report.


For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.