Deadline: 2018-10-15 for PhD and MSc
Value of Scholarship: $4500, $2000, $1500
Level Of Study: PhD and Masters and Bachelor

2018 Canadian Institute of Nordic Studies Graduate Scholarship

Canadian Institute of Nordic Studies Graduate Scholarship(Yearly Scholarship)

If you are a student studying at a post secondary level in any of the following countries you may be able to apply for any of the following Nordic countries, you can apply for this scholarship:  Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faeroe Islands, and Greenland.

The mandate of the Initiative is national and it cooperates with the national organisation, the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC).

An endowment (1/3 from Swedish sources, 2/3 from the Alberta Government) is mainly used to finance:

Nordic Studies scholarship

Degrees supported:


Deadline Date:

15. Mar.: Undergraduate Bursaries

15. Oct.: PhD Scholarship

15. Oct.: Master’s Scholarship


Study Area: The academic scope is wide including any field in which links between the Nordic countries and Canada can be established.

Requirements for PhD Scholarship :

Level of study: Graduate research or other study within a PhD degree programme at a Nordic or Canadian post-secondary institution.

Field of study: Any academic area, including but not limited to fine arts; humanities; natural sciences and engineering; and social sciences.

Criteria: Applications will be evaluated on the qualifications of the applicant, the quality of the proposed programme and the potential of the programme to further academic and cultural links between Canada and the Nordic countries. The applicant must indicate his or her reasons for wishing to study in a Nordic country. Note: The scholarship cannot be used toward research or study already completed.

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Conditions: The candidate must:

  1. Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
  2. Have completed a bachelor’s degree with high scholastic achievement from a Canadian university or college.
  3. Provide evidence in writing of acceptance of the proposed study/research from the proposed Nordic post-secondary institution. (Sometimes unavoidably late. Explain.)
  4. Be in residency at the Nordic destination for a minimum of six months.
  5. Provide a summary of your experience to CINS no later than six months after completing the proposed programme of study.

CINS encourages a public presentation (in a relevant format), based on the work/research conducted during the Scholarship, at an appropriate venue within twelve months after completing the proposed programme of study. The contribution of CINS should be recognized.

More Information about the Nordic Studies Graduate Scholarship

For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, visit the website using the link below.

Application: To be submitted electronically to If any application material is submitted in hard copy, please use the following postal address:

Chair of the Board
Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies
200 Arts Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E6

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