The Sons of Norway International Board of Directors established the Lund Fund of the Sons of Norway Foundation in 2010 as a tribute to former Chief Executive Officer, John Lund and Allan Lund, former Legal Counsel of Sons of Norway, for their combined forty years of outstanding service and dedication. This fund provides one $1,500 scholarship, annually, for study abroad experiences through accredited, post high school, educational institutions.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Special consideration given to military veterans.
No preference is given based on country selected for study-abroad experience.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any current Sons of Norway member, child or grandchild of a current member, who demonstrates a keen interest in a post high school study abroad experience. Sons of Norway membership must be in effect at least one calendar year prior to application.
Applicants must provide a certificate of completion from high school or its equivalent. No preference will be given based on the country selected for the study abroad experience. Special consideration will be given to military veterans.
• Academic potential/grade transcripts (ACT/SAT)
• How will student share this experience with wider audiences
• Involvement in school and community activities
• Two letters of recommendation
• Financial need
HOW DO I APPLY?
Online at www.sofn.com/foundation/scholarships. While filling in the online form the applicant will be asked to write an essay, setting forth in 500 words or less how this cross-cultural study will enhance your current field of study and/or career choices
and how you will share this experience with Sons of Norway or wider audiences.
Applicants should also state how their course of study will benefit their community and be in accord with the goals and objectives of the Sons of Norway Foundation:
• Promote Improved International Relationships
• Provide People-to-People Enrichment Programs
• Promote Culture Exchange
• Promote Humanitarian Causes
Two letters of recommendation, describing the character and abilities of the applicant, must be emailed from the original source to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline.
Finally, applicants must submit an “official copy” of their latest high school or college grade transcript.
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 1,500
Sons of Norway Foundation
1455 Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408-2666
Phone: (612) 827-3611 / (800) 945-8851
Fax: (612) 827-0658