SHS Scholarhips

There are cur­rent­ly three offi­cial schol­ar­ships of the Swe­den House Soci­ety (SHS) and one by the SHS mem­ber organ­i­sa­tion SWEA Van­cou­ver:

  • The SHS Karl Ståhl Award. The pur­pose of this schol­ar­ship is to assist a British Colum­bia stu­dent with the cost of his/her post-sec­ondary edu­ca­tion. Val­ue: $1,000 CDN. Dead­line March 31, 2017.
  • The SHS Trade Award (new!). The pur­pose of this schol­ar­ship is to assist a British Colum­bia appren­tice with the cost of his/her appren­tice­ship in of the fol­low­ing indus­tries: con­struc­tion, trans­porta­tion, mechan­i­cal or elec­tri­cal. Val­ue: $1,000 CDN. Dead­line March 31, 2017.
  • The SHS Culi­nary Award (new!). The pur­pose of this schol­ar­ship is to assist a British Colum­bia culi­nary stu­dent with the cost of his/her stud­ies  in a local culi­nary school or one in Swe­den. Val­ue: $1,000 CDN. Dead­line March 31, 2017.
  • The SWEA Van­cou­ver-Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia Schol­ar­ship for under­grad­u­ate stud­ies in Swe­den. Find out more on SWEA Vancouver’s web­site. Val­ue: $3,000 CDN. Dead­line March 31, 2017.

For all schol­ar­ships, appli­cants have to demon­strate and prove a strong inter­est in Swe­den and the Swedish com­mu­ni­ty in BC. Vol­un­teer­ing at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre or in any of the mem­ber organ­i­sa­tions weigh heav­i­ly in the deci­sion made by the schol­ar­ship com­mit­tee.

Con­tact SHS at swedenhousechair@nullgmail.com for more infor­ma­tion on our schol­ar­ships and dead­lines.

NHS Scholarship

NorwayNor­we­gian House Soci­ety offers six bur­saries to stu­dents in recog­ni­tion of the con­tri­bu­tion of John Sher­man of John Sher­man Indus­tries; Egil Lorentzen, founder of Lornex Cop­per Mine; archi­tect Egil Lyn­gen; Erik Unheim, first pres­i­dent of the Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety; the Nor­we­gian House Memo­r­i­al Bur­sary; and jour­nal­ist Olaf “Hall” Leiren. The schol­ar­ships are of $1000.00 each.

Brief Guide­lines

  • Pref­er­ence will be giv­en to appli­cants of Nor­we­gian descent or relat­ed to past or present mem­bers of Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety
  • Must be a res­i­dent of BC
  • For Post-sec­ondary school or col­lege
  • Should include con­fir­ma­tion of enrol­ment
  • Must apply by 4.30pm Fri­day April 28th, 2017

Please see the full Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety Schol­ar­ship Infor­ma­tion 2017.

For infor­ma­tion con­tact David Moul­ton at 604–522-8182. Please do not call the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre office.

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