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    Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarship

    Offered by Sons of Norway Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 12, 2024
    3 awards worth up to

    $4,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    February 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an undergraduate student between 17 and 26 years old who is a current member of Sons of Norway or is the child or grandchild of a current member who has held membership for at least one year? If so, you may be eligible for the Myrtle Beinhauer Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $4,000 to three (3) applicants who submit the best 150-word autobiography, two letters of recommendation, and a ~500-word essay about their career goals and how they connect to Sons of Norway’s mission. The scholarship was established to continue Myrtle Beinhauer’s legacy of supporting Sons of Norway youth through a gift in her will.

    If you’re a Sons or Norway member or a descendant of one and are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or technical/vocational program, we encourage you to apply!

    About Sons of Norway Foundation

    Sons of Norway is a fraternal life insurance company devoted to supporting you through every stage of life, while providing opportunities for a vibrant social experience around Norwegian culture. As a Sons of Norway member, you can reconnect with your heritage, learn about modern Norway, build a strong financial foundation and participate in philanthropic endeavors that make a positive impact in your community.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Other Category

    Low Income

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must (1) be between 17 and 26 years old and (2) be current members of Sons of Norway or the children or grandchildren of a current member with membership in effect at least one calendar year prior to application.

    Application information

    In addition to the below application materials, interested students must submit a short biography (150 words or less).

    500-word essay

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Sons of Norway Foundation at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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