Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Other Awards

Torskeklubben-Founder’s Prize

  • $2750.00 to be awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to a student demonstrating dedication to the study of Scandinavian languages and culture and skill in language acquisition (by nomination from the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies).

The Marian Campbell Fund

  • $1500.00 to be awarded annually to a student either as an honor student or as a major in the Scandinavian program at the University of Alberta achieving the highest academic standing in Scandinavian courses (at the discretion of the University of Alberta Scandinavian program instructors).
  • Book prizes to top student who has completed Danish 111 & 112 taken in the same year, Danish 211 & 212 taken in the same year, Norwegian 111 & 112 taken in the same year, Norwegian 211 & 212 taken in the same year, Swedish 111 & 112 taken in the same year, and Swedish 211 & 212 taken in the same year.

Torskeklubben Student Bursaries

  • $1500 to all students who complete a single Major or Combined Honors Degree in Scandinavian Studies with a minimum grade average of B minus.
  • $300 to all students with a minimum grade of B minus in Norwegian 111 & 112 taken in the same year, and Norwegian 211 & 212 taken in the same year.
  • $150 to all students with a minimum grade of B minus in 300-, 400- and 500-level Scandinavian courses.
Please contact Dr. Natalie Van Deusen for more information.

The Lennart and Joan Petersson Vasa Centennial Prize

  • $1000.00 to be awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement to a student completing Swedish 211 & 212 taken in the same year, provided that the student's record is otherwise satisfactory.