ISS Scholarships at University of Oslo
The ISS offers scholarships to applicants from certain countries.
Competition for these scholarships is high and funds are limited, so the majority of scholarships awarded are partial scholarships.
Only approximately 50 full scholarships are granted.
To be a successful ISS scholarship recipient, you must demonstrate:
- that your academic background is relevant to the course you apply for (see course descriptions for more information)
- that your professional background is relevant to the course you apply for
- your financial need
Who can apply for scholarships?
Asia, Oceania, Africa, Central America and South America
Caucasus and Balkans
Former Soviet Union states
EU and EEA countries
USA and Canada
Scandinavian studies scholarships
Who CANNOT apply for scholarships awarded by the ISS?
- Citizens of Nordic countries
- International applicants residing in Nordic countries who apply for Bachelor's courses
- Applicants for Bachelor's courses from Asia, Oceania, and Africa
- Citizens of EU and EEA countries who apply for full scholarships
- Medical professionals applying for Norwegian language courses
- Applicants to ISSN0110 Intensive Elementary Norwegian, Level I
- Current and former University of Oslo students
The TOEFL® test is a popular option for students to meet the English-language requirements for scholarships.
Scholarships may cover
- travel costs
- the basic on-campus or off-campus fee
- extra course fees
- pocket money (NOK 3000)
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