The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Applicants should have completed their undergraduate degree by the start of their project. Applicants must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. The ASF requires confirmation of invitation or affiliation from the institution or individuals detailed in the proposal. Language skills for the host country are preferred. All fields are eligible.
The awards support project-related costs, including maintenance, trans- Atlantic round-trip travel, in-country travel, tuition and fees (where applicable) and materials expenditures (e.g., books, photocopying, art supplies).
- Grants are considered especially suitable for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration.
The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. ASF offers fellowships up to $23,000 and grants up to $5,000. Awards are made in all fields.