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posted: 2/4/2013 5:34 PM

Norwegian scholarship available

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The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships and cash prizes to deserving students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will counties. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted by a college or university. A $100 cash prize will be awarded to a high school student in grades nine to eleven, and a $50 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades fifth through eighth. A $25 cash prize will be awarded to a student in grades first through fourth. To qualify, older students must submit an original essay on a Norwegian topic and students in grades first through fourth must submit an original drawing depicting a Norwegian topic. Entries must be postmarked by March 15. For scholarship information and applications, visit the Norwegian National League website at

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