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Community-supported education

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A short list of scholarships offered in the Norwegian-American community Grieg Lodge in Portland, Ore. This lodge offers a minimum of three scholarships per year. These are $1,000 college scholarships that are merit based. Eligibility is limited to students whose home address is in Multnomah, Clackamas or Washington County in the State of Oregon or Clark County ...

Lakselaget launches Nordic News Calendar

Lakselaget announced on March 9 the launch of the Nordic News Calendar for the Upper Midwest, which includes Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin. “The hearts of Scandinavians beat loud and clear in the Upper Midwest,” says calendar co-creator Leslee Lane Hoyum. “For years, Nordic Midwesterners have talked about the need for an all-inclusive calendar ...

Lakselaget offers scholarships to Minnesotan and Norwegian Women

Minnesota-based Lakselaget will be offering scholarships for the sixth time in its seven-year existence. The application deadline is March 15.  Lakselaget offers scholarships to women who are Norwegian students wishing to study in Minnesota or at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, or Minnesota women desiring to study in Norway. It will also provide grants to Minnesota ...