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.
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
The Grand Lodge Scholarship Committee is very proud to announce the Scholarships for 2019. Three Daughters of Norway Scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded from the Grand Lodge Scholarship Fund (listed in alphabetical order).
- Alea is a junior attending California Lutheran University majoring in Marine Biology
- -Alea is an Associate Member of the Daughters of Norway in Santa Cruz, CA
- Amelia is a sophomore attending Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ majoring in Business Management (Kinesiology) with a focus on sports management
- -Amelia's Grandmother, M. Portin, is a member of Gina Krog Lodge #38
- Simone is a 4th year Studio Art major with a concentration in sculpture and fabrication and 3D modeling at U.S. Santa Cruz, CA
- -Simone has been a member of Sigrid Unset Lodge #32 for six years.
- Anna is a junior at Northwest University currently working on her bachelor's degree in Communications with an emphasis on media and society
- -Anna is a member of Thea Foss Lodge #45 in Port Townsend.
- Spencer is attending University of Washington as a sophomore. He is majoring in Informatics which is data science with a minor in Business Administration, specifically biomedical informatics in the medical field
- -Spencer's grandmother is J.A. Hebert who is a member of Embla Lodge #2 in Tacoma, WA
The Scholarship Committee and the Daughters of Norway are excited to support these five students on their career pathway in higher education. Congratulations!
Sincerely, The 2019 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