Scholarships for thespians with society-related topics

Applications have opened for the Ibsen Scholarships 2013. The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays.

The scholarship funds amount to NOK 1,000,000,- (approx. THB 5,400,000,-) to be awarded to projects worldwide. The scholarships are applicable to individuals, organizations or institutions within the artistic and cultural community. Applications are subject to scrutiny by an appointed jury.

The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated  by the Norwegian government in 2007 and are awarded annually. They will be handed out for the 6th  time in 2013. So far, Ibsen Awards has awarded 19 scholarships to projects in 15 different countries. 

The application deadline for The Ibsen Scholarships is April 30th 2013.

The winners of the Ibsen Scholarships 2013 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference on September 16th and 17th  in Skien, Norway.

Further information about the scholarships and previous winners, as well as its statutes and application form, can be found at the website

Source: The Embassy of Norway