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Offered by Sons of Norway Foundation
The Orel and Marie Winjum Memorial Scholarship annually awards up to $2,000 to American citizens with Norwegian and/or German heritage who have applied to or enrolled in a four-year, post-secondary institution or a two-year community college with the intent of continuing toward an undergraduate degree in the US. The scholarship was established by Orel and Marie Winjum’s children, who all earned a college degree and believe in the importance of higher education. If you’re a current or incoming post-secondary student of Norweigan and/or German heritage, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
Sons of Norway is a fraternal life insurance company devoted to supporting their customers through every stage of life, while providing opportunities for a vibrant social experience around Norwegian culture. Sons of Norway members are given the opportunity to reconnect with their heritage, learn about modern Norway, build a strong financial foundation and participate in philanthropic endeavors that make a positive impact in their communities.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
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