Scandinavian Heritage Youth Ambassador Scholarship

Scandinavian Heritage Youth Ambassador Scholarship


High school and college-age students age 16 or older who have at least one grandparent of Scandinavian heritage, are encouraged to apply for a $250 scholarship given by the Swedish Historical Society. The application requires a one-page essay telling “Why I Am Proud of my Scandinavian Heritage.” The deadline to submit an entry is Monday, June 2.

The winner will be announced and must be present on Saturday, June 21, during the Swedish Historical Society’s Annual Midsommar Fest. This all-day festival is held at the Erlander Home Museum at 404 S. 3rd Street. In addition to receiving the scholarship, the winner will represent the Swedish Historical Society at several events throughout the year.

For an entry form or more information, call Mary Norman at (814) 654-0363.

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