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Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowships

Goes By: Leifur Eiriksson
Fellowship Website

The Leifur Eiríksson Foundation funds scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from U.S. universities for graduate research or study at universities in Iceland.

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

Admitted to a graduate program at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Iceland prior to receiving the first payment of the Fellowship.

A well-defined research or scholarly project that necessitates an exchange to the host country.

English language proficiency.

An undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree must be completed by the start of the exchange.

Award Value

Up to $25,000 for graduate study or research in Iceland.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average


US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters, Doctoral
Academic Areas:
Areas of Interest: Study Abroad, Research
Language Funding
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

Last updated: May 31, 2018