The scholarship seeks to encourage education and knowledge exchange within forest genetics, seed and plant production and rejuvenation of forests. The grant can be used for travel expenses but also to cover costs related to essays at bachelor- or masterlevel, equipment, laboratory and print expenses. The activity must be relevant in a Nordic context and contribute to Nordic benefit. A total sum of 100 000 NOK is to be distributed every year. Each applicant can be granted a maximum of 20 000 NOK.
The application period for 2019/2020 opened on the 15th of December and will be open until the 15th of February.
In April, the scholarship holders will be announced.
Read reports from previous scholarship holders here.