THE NCC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

CONGRATS TO OUR 2018 Scholarship winners:

University of Oslo

 

Kayah Byrd. $4,000

Millie Hobaish $4,000

 

Fisheries Scholarship

Torleif Lester Samuelsen $5,000

 

Other scholarships

Elliott Forde. $5,000

Sara Rose Olson $5,000

Anne Gaspers $5,000

 

Plus Norse Home was awarded $1,000, the Nordic Museum $1,000, the Ballard Senior Center $1,000, the Ballard Maritime Academy $1,000, the Ballard Food Bank $1,000 and LEBA $1,000.

Support the Norwegian Commercial Club Scholarship Fund (Non-Profit)

This Fund is incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the revised code of Washington 24.03. The Fund is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3). Donors may deduct contributions to the Fund as provided in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRS Tax No. 91-1676907).

Objectives and Purposes of the Fund
To prepare young men and women who have a background in American-Norwegian ideals with an education in civic and commercial activity to the end that benefits therefrom may accrue to the State of Washington, City of Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest.

To promote education that will assist in and encourage the building of new industries and the expansion of old through training in accredited formal and vocational public and private schools in the northwestern United States, Canada and the Scandinavian countries.

To further the education of applicants interested in promoting the cultural bonds between the Scandinavian countries and the United States.

Judgment of Scholarships
The applications for scholarships shall be judged on their merit alone.  The applicant’s name is removed from all formal applications. Thus, the committee members when judging applications will avoid all personal favoritisms without mental reservation or secret evasion.

Expenses of the Fund
All expenses for administration of the Norwegian Scholarship Fund shall be borne by the Norwegian Commercial Club. As a result, one hundred percent of all scholarship monies are used for scholarships.

Fund Management
Officers of the Fund shall consist of the duly elected officers and trustees of The Norwegian Commercial Club.

Note To Members
If interested in participating as a member of the scholarship committee, contact the fund manager.
Articles of incorporation and by-laws are on file with your Club Officers and the Fund Manager.

 

 

APPLICANTS

 

The Norwegian Commercial Club is offering scholarships through its Scholarship Fund. There will be four awards totaling up to about $18,000.00. The first is for a $5,000 cash-only award sent to the educational institute of the award recipient. The second award for $5,000 total includes the cash award and one round trip airline ticket to Oslo, Norway for study in Scandinavia. This ticket is supported by IcelandAir. The third  award for $5,000 is an NCC Fisheries Scholarship available to high school seniors or graduate students seeking to pursue a career in fisheries management or fisheries research in the Pacific Northwest or Alaska, or also to students in fishery technical schools, such as the Maritime Academy. The fourth scholarship is toward tuition and expenses for the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. The ISS scholarship is limited to students who live or attend school in Washington.

 

All application forms should be returned to:  NCCScholarships@gmail.com or the NCC Scholarship Committee Chairperson: 2245 NW 57th St., Seattle, WA 98107 to be POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN April 5th of the Application Year.

 

Scholarship recipients will be notified mid-April, and grantees will be expected to appear at the 4th Thursday meeting in April of the Norwegian Commercial Club.

 

OBJECTIVES AND PURPOSES OF THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 

To prepare young men and women who have a background in American-Norwegian ideals with an education in civic and commercial activity to the end that benefit therefrom may accrue to the State of Washington, City of Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest.

To promote education that will assist in and encourage the building of new industries and the expansion of old through training in accredited formal and vocational public and private schools in the northwestern United States, Canada, and the Scandinavian countries.

To further the education of applicants interested in promoting the cultural bonds between the Scandinavian countries and the United States.

 

NOTE TO APPLICANTS

Scholarship awards are based generally on the financial need, scholarship capability and activities of the applicant, and the objectives and purposes of the fund. The award may be used for tuition to a private or public school in the Pacific Northwest or Scandinavia or for travel to study in Scandinavia. The cash award will usually be disbursed to your school for application on tuition or school related requirements.


 

Norwegian Commercial Club

2245 Northwest 57th Street Seattle, WA 98107

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