Norwegian National League

The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships to students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the Illinois counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will.


The first scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted by a college or university. Also, a $100 cash prize will be awarded to a high school student in grades nine to eleven and a $50 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades fifth through eighth. Finally, a $25 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades first through fourth.

To qualify, older students must submit an original essay on a Norwegian topic and the students in grade first through fourth must submit an original drawing depicting a Norwegian topic. Please check our website in January for additional information.

The Norwegian National League is an umbrella organization for all Norwegian cultural, athletic and fraternal organizations in the Chicago area.

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