Anna Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarships

This scholarship, worth approximately $7500, promotes the advanced study of Icelandic (Old Norse and Modern Icelandic) or is to encourage study and research in Scandinavian countries. For the purposes of this scholarship a Scandinavian country is one of Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland or the Faroe Islands.

Applications open

3 Feb 2020

Applications closed

23 Mar 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $7,500

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 need to:

    • be a graduate or final year honours undergraduate
    • be an Australian citizen
    • have a Bachelor of Arts (degree with honours) formally conferred by an Australian university or some other degree approved by the selection committee formally conferred
    • possess at least an elementary knowledge of a Scandinavian language
    • be willing to undertake an approved course of study at a Scandinavian university. This can include summer school and/or course intensives subject to committee approval.

    Recipients are required to:

    • accept online within 21 days
    • submit a final report
  • Application process

    Submit an application online and upload the following documents:

    • proof of Australian Citizenship
    • details of your proposed course of study
    • current Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
    • current academic record/ transcript
    • some form of evidence showing you possess at least an elementary knowledge of a Scandinavian language, if your academic transcript does not also show this
    • 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 within 8-10 weeks after the closing date.

What are the benefits?

Approximately $7,500. One or more scholarships may be offered from this amount.


The Faculty of Arts will continue the application and awarding process for scholarships in 2020. Travel scholarship recipients will be granted extended travel dates. Find out how the University is responding to the COVID-19 situation.


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