The American-Scandinavian Foundation is a publicly-supported not-for-profit organization committed to promoting educational, cultural and professional exchange between the United States and the Nordic countries—Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. ASF offers fellowships, cultural grants, internships/training, publications, exhibitions and other public programs reinforcing the strong relationships between the two regions, honoring their shared values, and appreciating their differences.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs at the graduate level in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply, submit applications to the appropriate cooperative organization. Awards are made in all fields. The number and size of awards granted annually varies widely between countries. Contact the ASF's cooperating organizations for specific information regarding eligibility, award size and application deadlines. The ASF's Fellowships and Grants Division will be happy to assist with general inquiries.