Senin, 23 Agustus 2010

Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

Abstract
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.

The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies advertises the Fellowships, handles applications, and assists Fellows during their stay in Iceland, at the conclusion of which Fellows are expected to submit a report to the Institute on how the grant was spent.

Fellowship

  • is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland plus living expenses while in the country;
  • number of them are awarded once a year;
  • a special three-man committee, comprising representatives of the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, the University of Iceland Literary Institute, and the Writers` Association of Iceland, awards the fellowships.
Application procedure
All interested applicants should submit following documents:
  1. a brief but thorough account of the purpose of their stay in Iceland, specifying period of stay
  2. details of education
  3. publications
Applications should be sent by ordinary mail to following address:

Árni Magnússonar Institute for Icelandic Studies
Sigurður Nordal Office
P.O. Box 1220
121 Reykjavík
Iceland

The application deadline is 31 October 2010.

With any further queries contact nordals@hi.is

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