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The Danish Pioneer Newspaper is often asked about educational and scholarship opportunities for students. Readers, if you know of additional educational and scholarship opportunities, please e-mail The Danish Pioneer, so we can add to the resources list here:


1. Danish Sisterhood of America: The Danish Sisterhood provides scholarships and continuing education grants. Learn more at www.danishsisterhood.com (click under “Scholarship” in left column)

2. Danish Brotherhood in America (The Danish Brotherhood is part of Denver Woodmen of the World, and they offer scholarships. Visit http://www.denverwoodmen.com/

3. American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) www.amscan.org

4. Scan Design Foundation http://www.scandesignfoundation.org

5. Rebild National Park Society www.rebildfesten.dk
(check under legater-fonde): http://www.rebildfesten.dk/legater-fonde/

6. New U.S. scholarship: Rebild Scholarship for study in Denmark

The Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation is pleased to announce that applications for the 2013 scholarship award will be accepted from January 1 until April 25, 2013. The award will help support a period of study at a Danish university or college by a young person of Danish background or one who has demonstrated a strong interest and commitment to Denmark and “matters Danish”. The application, along with detailed instructions, will be available on or before December 15, 2012, at www.umrsc.org or dansklegat.org. If you would like to learn more about the scholarship corporation and how the two organizations work together, or how you can donate, please send an e-mail to info@umrsc.org or contact Carla Sorensen at 850-994-2414 or 952-215-2931. You can also learn more about Rebild National Park Society, Inc. at www.danishrebildsociety.org and www.rebildfesten.dk.

7. Thanks to Scandinavia (www.thankstoscandinavia.org)