Daughters of Norway
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The Grand Lodge Daughters of Norway offers scholarships to full-time college, university, technical or vocational students who are either a member of, or related to a member of the Daughters of Norway. The number of awards varies with the funds, but at least one award of $1,000 is offered each year, with a second award in "convention years (even years)". Application forms are also sent to Subordinate Lodge secretaries, who have them available for members during the spring months. 

Scholarship Application Form 2021

Scholarship Application Guidelines 2021

Mailing address for Scholarship Applications: (included on pdf)
Susan Fritts, Scholarship Committee Chair
Grand Lodge, Daughters of Norway
8220 Hansen Road NE. Bainbridge Island WA 98110

Scholarship Recipients

The Grand Lodge Scholarship Committee is proud to announce scholarships for 2020. Six Daughters of Norway Scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded to six deserving college students from the Grand Lodge Scholarship Fund.

    • An Mei is a junior at UC Berkeley majoring in media and technology and International Relations.
      • Daughter of J Brenna, member of Anna Kolbjørnsdatter Lodge #36, CA
    • Autumn Kalei is currently attending Trinity University in San Antonio, TX majoring in psychology.
      • Granddaughter of member J. Lucas, Hulda Garborg #49, CA
    • Weston is a junior at Arizona State University majoring in social work with goals to pursue a master’s in Migration and Refugee Studies
      • Son of L. Gale, and brother of C. Gale, both members of Elise Wærenskjold #48, CA
    • Erik is a senior at Western Washington University majoring in Business Administration, concentrating on International Business with a minor in Economics
      • Son of S. Stai, member of Gina Krog Lodge #38, WA
    • Megan is attending Seattle University as a junior earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
      • Daughter of C. McClung, Thea Foss #45, WA
    • Samantha is earning a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at the Lake Superior State University focusing on Homeland security.
      • Granddaughter of K. Gates, member of Ingeborg Lodge #43 Stanwood, WA

The Scholarship Committee and the Daughters of Norway are excited to support these six students on their career pathway in higher education. Congratulations!

Sincerely, The 2020 Scholarship Committee:

    • J Collins from Agnes Mathilde Wergeland Lodge #52
    • V Hoffart, Mina Aasen Lodge #55,
    • D Mitchell, Hulda Garborg Lodge #49,
    • J Ness, Gina Krog Lodge #38
    • S Fritts, Nina Grieg Lodge #40, Committee Chair