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Lakselaget Offers Scholarships to Minnesota and Norwegian Women

Minnesota-based Lakselaget (Norwegian for “The Salmon Club”) will be offering scholarships for the fourteenth consecutive year.

Lakselaget offers scholarships to women with a Minnesota connection (Minnesota resident; residing in Minnesota for college/university; Minnesota resident and studying in another state) desiring to study in Norway and to Norwegian women wishing to study in Minnesota or at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

The organization also provides grants to Minnesota professional women who have an opportunity to work in Norway and to Norwegian women who have an opportunity to work in Minnesota. The grants are meant to supplement wages lost for experience gained.

Applicants should have an interest in contemporary Norway and in the sciences, technology, business, politics, language and culture, or in the cooperation between the countries.


The application deadline is March 1, 2017.


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