Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020.The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.
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Evrópa unga fólksins (Europe for young people) is a service and knowledge centre for youth work in Iceland. The office awards grants from the Erasmus+ programme to youth projects and assists those who apply for such grants in creating good projects. The centre also disseminates knowledge on youth work and informal education and training in Iceland through various means and supports the continuous training of youth workers, e.g. by granting support for their participation in European courses.
The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. The scholarship program is administrated by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Approximately 15 scholarships are available for the period from September 1st 2014 to April 30th 2015. The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students who have completed at least one or two academic years of university study and with some prior knowledge of Icelandic or other Nordic language will be given priority. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.
The National agency for Nordplus provides information on grants for studying in the Nordic and Baltic countries.
University Students in the Westfjords (living in the Westfjords or studying at the University Centre of the Westfjords University Centre) are the preferred applicants. Projects should aim at results regarding specific research, innovation and development for a firm, industry sector or the whole economy. The projects should be specifically regarding the development of the region’s economy and society. Direct co-operation with at least on firm/agencies/institution within the region is required. It can also be a partner that is located outside the Westfjords region, but has a mandate to further develop the region and its economy. The projects should be a final projects in graduate studies (e.g. BSc or BA) or final projects in post graduate studies (MSc, MBA, MRM, MA, PhD or other equivalent studies).
This website lists information on funds from which scholars and researchers can apply for grants. NOTE! The funds are for students already registered at The University of Iceland and personnel already employed by the University.
Reykavik University awards grants to outstanding freshmen for their first semester at RU. The grant covers the tuition fee for the first semester of the study. -