2015 Nobel Museum School for Young Scientists

Posted on January 24th, 2015 by


A summer scholarship program in Sweden awarded to one Gustavus student

WHO: One Gustavus student and 34 Swedish students (third-year gymnasiet).

WHAT: One week of school in Karlskoga, Sweden.

WHEN: Nobel Week is July 26-August 1, 2015

REQUIREMENT: A good grasp of the Swedish language is a necessity and knowledge of science, especially chemistry, is a definite help. All lectures in Swedish.

COST: Only personal spending money. The Nobel Museum Foundation will pay for program, room, board and travel in Sweden. Round trip airfare is provided by a gift to Gustavus.

1) Request an application from Carolyn O’Grady, Center for International and Cultural Education (cogrady@gustavus.edu).

2) Prepare a brief statement about your interest in Sweden and science and attach it to your application.

3) Request an official transcript and have it sent to Carolyn in CICE by the deadline.

4) Submit the application, statement, and a resume to Carolyn O’Grady in CICE by the deadline.

5) Request a letter of recommendation or evaluation of proficiency in the Swedish language from the Scandinavian Studies department. Have this letter sent directly to Carolyn O’Grady in CICE.

DEADLINE: March 15, 2015

Please submit your application electronically. The selection committee will make its decision by April 1st.

At the school you live in a dorm room with one other student. Bedding is provided and room and board are already paid by the foundation. Lectures in Swedish and labs take up most of the day, with a few social activities.

Contact Michael Ferragamo, Chemistry (mferrag@gustavus.edu), Kjerstin Moody, Scandinavian Studies (kmoody@gustavus.edu) or Carolyn O’Grady (cogrady@gustavus.edu).


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