The 2017 scholarship has now been awarded, but we will be looking for applicants for our 2018 scholarship. Please apply during spring 2018!
Study Abroad in Sweden
SWEA Arizona is looking for a dedicated Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student in Arizona who is looking to explore beautiful Sweden. If you have been accepted to a study-abroad program in Sweden this is the perfect scholarship for you!
About SWEA International, Inc.:
Founded in Los Angeles, CA in 1979, SWEA International (Swedish Women’s Educational Association) is a global non-profit organization for Swedish women or Swedish speaking women who live, or have lived, outside Sweden. SWEA’s mission is to promote Swedish culture and traditions, and to support education through scholarships and cultural community events.
SWEA currently has about 7,000 members in 70 chapters in 30 countries and five continents around the world. SWEA Arizona was founded in Phoenix, AZ in 1986 and has about 70 members.
Summary of Scholarship:
SWEA Arizona is awarding a Scholarship of $1,000 to an Undergraduate or Graduate Student in Arizona who has been accepted to a study abroad program in Sweden. Both men and women are encouraged to apply, and the study abroad program can be in any field of study as long as the you are dedicated to and interested in broaden and deepen your knowledge of Sweden and Swedish culture. SWEA Arizona is looking for you to explore beautiful Sweden and gain knowledge about Swedish language, history, culture, traditions, the people, food, music, architecture, literature, business and/or any other areas of interest related to Sweden.
Reside and attend Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree in Arizona
Show evidence of acceptance into study abroad program in Sweden
Attend study abroad program in Sweden during 2018
Demonstrated interest to learning about Sweden and Swedish culture
Account for the use of the scholarship money (flights, books, rent, and/or food etc.)
Give a presentation to the SWEA Arizona Chapter about your experience exploring Sweden and learning about Swedish culture
SWEA members and SWEA family members do not qualify to apply
Have a lot of fun, explore, and learn as much as possible about Sweden!
How to Apply:
Please email your application to SWEA Arizona’s Scholarship Committee, arizonaswea(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com, ! Please include a short summary of who you are, the study abroad program in Sweden you have been accepted to, when your program starts, and what you intend to use the Scholarship money for. Application deadline is April 25th, 2018 for programs starting in the fall of 2018.
The winner of the Scholarship will be announced during before June 1, 2018, and you will attend your study abroad program in Sweden in 2018/2019
If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact SWEA Arizona’s Scholarship Committee.
SWEA Arizona look forward to YOU applying!
~ SWEA Arizona Scholarship Committee Cornelia Steen: Cornelia.ste(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)hotmail.com
Catharina Hutton: catharinahutton(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com