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Kaare Birkeland Norwegian USA Exchange Scholarship

The purpose of the Kaare Birkeland Norwegian/USA Exchange Scholarship is to provide scholarships to full time students enrolled at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and attending either UAA or Stavanger University (SU) in Stavanger, Norway.

Awards shall be made in alternating years to:

  • A student from Stavanger, Norway enrolled at Stavanger University who, for the year the award is in effect, enrolls at and attends UAA.
  • A student from Anchorage, Alaska, enrolled at UAA in Anchorage who, for the year the award is in effect, enrolls at and attends SU. Such a student must also be enrolled at UAA as a student studying abroad.

Further Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

To Apply:

  1. Please make sure you meet all of the qualifications above
  2. Login to UAOnline and complete the Scholarship Application
  3. Submit the following information to qualify for this scholarship:
  • Applicants must complete the UAA Study Abroad Application (available at the International Student Services Office located at the University Center)
  • The UAA Study Abroad application must be accompanied by a one-page essay on the following topic:
    • "How will study abroad for an academic year at the University of Stavanger in Norway benefit you personally and meet your educational and professional goals?"

If you are interested in this scholarship program please contact Eric Pederson at (907) 786-1266 for further assistance.

 

Kaare Birkeland Norwegian USA Exchange Scholarship Recipients

2007/2008

  • Wahlen, Jonas R. - Stavenger, Norway

2006/2007

  • Orley, Andrea N. - Dimond High School Graduate

2005/2006

  • Gardner, Laura M. - East Anchorage High School Graduate
  • Sakkestad, Kristian - Stavenger, Norway

2004/2005

  • Gardner, Laura M. - East Anchorage High School Graduate

2001/2002

  • Bukholm, Kristine - Hauge I Dalane, Norway