SWEA North Carolina


The SWEA North Carolina Scholarship

The SWEA North Carolina Scholarship is a non-profit organization established in 1997. In accordance with SWEA’s objectives and purposes, we have been awarding scholarships to merited individuals and organizations. SWEA supports education through scholarships for projects or studies with specific emphasis on Sweden or Swedish aspects. The goal of SWEA North Carolina Scholarship is to encourage, support and raise awareness of the Swedish culture, traditions and language. SWEA North Carolina will award up to $1,000 depending on the durability and focus of the project. The recipient should be a well merited person, a non-profit organization or individual pursuing a specific project in or about Sweden, Swedish culture, traditions and language.Any qualified individual – regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, religion or ability to speak Swedish – is encouraged to apply. SWEA North Carolina reserves the right not to award the scholarship if no suitable candidates apply.

Eligibility criteria for the scholarship

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must:

  • Be a residence of North Carolina or Sweden,
  • Be at least 18 years old,
  • Define the studies or the project in time and content, including a budget,
  • Provide evidence of acceptance at the institution where the study or the project is going to take place, and
  • Submit a report.

**SWEA members or individuals closely related to a SWEA member are not eligible for the SWEA North Carolina Scholarship.

Click here to download and fill out your application – Scholarship Application

Application dates

Application Deadline Notification Date
Spring 1 April 1 May
Fall 1 October 1 November

If you questions please contact us at scholarshipsweanc(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)hotmail.com