The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships and cash prizes to deserving students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will. The first scholarship for $1,000.00 will be awarded to a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted by a college or university. Also, a $100.00 cash prize will be awarded to a high school student in grades nine to eleven and a $50.00 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades fifth through eighth. Finally, a $25.00 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades first through fourth. To qualify, older students must submit an original essay on a Norwegian topic and the students in grade first through fourth must submit an original drawing depicting a Norwegian topic. See website for individual application forms and further guidelines.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.