American Scandinavian Foundation 

Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10016


Information on grants and awards for educational and cultural exchange opportunities is available for individual applicants, American universities and non-profit organizations.

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Danish American
Heritage Society


The Danish American Heritage Society is pleased to offer grants to qualified researchers for study in area of common interest. Bodtker Grants provide stipends of up to $5,000 for students or graduates interested in exploring  topics related to Danish history and heritage in North America. 
A Bodtker Grant is primarily intended for research and internship at Danish American Archive and Library in Blair, Nebraska; the Danish American Archive at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa; or the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa. At the Board's discretion, proposals involving other Danish cultural and archival institutions may be considered.
Deadlines: April 15 (Notification: May) or September 15(Notification: October)
Stipend Amount: Up to $5,000

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National Committee 
Southern California


Each year, the Danish National Committee of Southern California offers scholarships to young people of Danish descent with legal residence in Southern California (Zip Codes 90000-93599).  Applicants must be graduating seniors in High School or attending any College, University or Accredited Trade School, however must not be over 25 years old as of June 1, the year of the application.

Applications are received in the spring, with the deadline in early May.  Scholarships are normally awarded at the Southern California Danish Grundlovsfest Celebration in early June.  Watch the NFDA website or click below for the DNC website for more information.

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Danish Sisterhood of America


The Danish Sisterhood of America is very proud of its Scholarship and Grant Program. We have four different scholarships, one of which presently offers eight awards per year, and one grant program offering ten awards annually – five are given in February (the “January Round”) and five in September (the “August Round”). These scholarships and grants are available to members of the Danish Sisterhood and their children, regardless of age.

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Northwest Danish Association
1833 N 105th St
Suite 101
Seattle, WA  98133


Each year the Association awards scholarships to young men and women who reside in either Washington or Oregon for their education studying Danish language and literature, arts and crafts, history, political science and other degrees. For almost 20 years, our scholarship awards have helped make educational dreams a reality.

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Rebild National Park Society
Rebildvej 29
DK-9520 Skørping


Rebild National Park Society Inc. is the administrator of 5 scholarships established to make it financially possible for American students to continue their studies in Denmark and Danish students to continue their studies in the US. If you are a US student who has been accepted as a student at a Danish institution of higher education or you are a Danish student who has been accepted as a student at an American institution of higher education, we would he happy to receive your application for financial assistance.

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Scan Design Foundation 
1001 Fourth Ave
Suite 4400
Seattle, WA  98154


The Scan|Design Foundation BY INGER & JENS BRUUN was established by the Bruuns to promote and strengthen the relationship between their native Denmark and their adopted home, the United States. Throughout their lives, even after they had immigrated to the US, Denmark continued to hold a place in their hearts, and with the formation of this Foundation their vision of strengthening the relationship and goodwill between the two countries is carried on.

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National Foundation for Danish America
PO Box 1003
Wilmette, Illinois 60091

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