Grants for an international further education or an international internship outside of Greenland and Denmark

Ivalo & Minik Fonden invites interested and qualified candidates to apply for one of our grants.

The purpose of our grants is to provide financial support for Greenlanders who want to take a further education or a continuing education including an internship in another country than Denmark and Greenland.

Applicationform and other requirements can be found on our website www.imf.gl.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden must receive your application no later than February 15th 2019.

Distribution will take place so that the recipients can begin their education or internship in the autumn of 2019.

Questions may be addressed to Ivalo&minik@fonden.gl

Ivalo & Minik Fonden receives support from NunaFonden, GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond, Royal Greenland A/S and Royal Arctic Line A/S.

Grants worth 300,000 kroner for three skilled students

The Board of Directors of Ivalo & Minik Fonden met in March and decided to allocate three grants for a total value of just over 300,000 kroner. The grants will help to ensure that the three students can have their dream of studying abroad fulfilled. The grants are 100% financed on the basis of donations from Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden.

Chairman of the Board Minik Rosing states:

“Like every other country, Greenland needs skilled people, and I am therefore pleased that we have the opportunity to contribute to this in the form of grants. In this regard, I would like to thank our contributors who through their donations demonstrate a major social responsibility to contribute to raising the level of education in Greenland. ”

Grant recipients
Frederik Bork Jansen has been given a grant to study a semester of his master at Monash University in Australia in connection with his studies in technical science at DTU.

Inga Hansen has been awarded a grant to study a Master’s degree in journalism about indigenous peoples at Sami University in Norway.

Winnie Filemonsen has been given a grant for studying at Duke University in North Carolina, USA, in connection with her education in translation and interpretation at Ilisimatusarfik.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to hand out grants. The next application deadline is 1 October 2018. The Board looks forward to receive many good applications.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden
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Grants for an international further education or an international internship outside of Greenland and Denmark

Ivalo & Minik Fonden invites interested and qualified candidates to apply for one of our grants.

The purpose of our grants is to provide financial support for Greenlanders who want to take a further education or a continuing education including an internship in another country than Denmark and Greenland.

Applicationform and other requirements can be found on our website www.imf.gl.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden must receive your application no later than February 15th 2018.

Distribution will take place so that the recipients can begin their education or internship in the autumn of 2018.

Questions may be addressed to Ivalo&minik@fonden.gl

Ivalo & Minik Fonden receives support from NunaFonden, GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond, Royal Greenland A/S and Royal Arctic Line A/S.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden secures the economy for the next three years

Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden have all decided to continue their support for Ivalo & Minik Fonden. The new agreements are for the years 2018-2020, meaning that Ivalo & Minik Fonden can continue to allocate grants to Greenlanders who wish to take a further education in other countries than Greenland and Denmark

Since 2014, Ivalo & Minik Fonden has distributed more than 25 grants to Greenlanders who have traveled the world to make their educational dreams come true. This has only been possible because Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden each year contribute financially to Ivalo & Minik Fonden.
“We have seen that most of the grant recipients return to Greenland with skills that benefit both themselves and the rest of society. We are proud of it, but it’s not free. Educational stays abroad cost a lot of money. Ivalo & Minik Fonden is deeply grateful that Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden have made annual contributions to support the building of qualifications and competencies in the Greenlandic community. And we are extremely pleased that they have all chosen to continue their support in the years 2018-2020, “says chairman of the board, Minik Rosing.

Grant recipients to Italy, Vietnam and Japan
At a meeting in November, Ivalo & Minik Fondens Board of Directors handed out the grant’s of this  autumns that went to these talented recipients:

Tukumminnguaq Jakobsen was given a grant to a further education in fashion design at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy.

Ivaana Olsen was given a grant to study a semester at Akita International University in Japan in connection with her education at Aalborg University, where she is studying English and international studies.

Maalia Lynge Christiansen received a grant for an internship at Workbook Software in Vietnam in connection with her education at Aalborg University, where she studies languages and international studies.
As a result of the new contribution agreements with med Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden,  Ivalo & Minik Fonden can continue to allocate grants. The next application deadline is 15 February 2018.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden awards grants for 280.000 kroner

The board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden has at its semi-annual board meeting in March decided to award three grants worth a total of 280,000 kroner.

In connection to that, Chairman of the Board Minik Rosing says:

“Ivalo & Minik Fonden will make dreams come true. We wish to provide financial support to Greenlanders who wants to acquire skills and qualifications far away from the safe and familiar environment in Greenland and/or Denmark. This time we have decided to award grants to Greenlanders going to New Zealand, Malaysia and Italy. It is our hope that the grant recipients will return to Greenland with a suitcase filled with skills that can contribute to the further development of the society. ”

The grant recipients can be seen on www.imf.gl.

The grants are funded based on donations from Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond og NunaFonden.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues of course to hand out grants. Next applicationdeadline is October 1, 2017. The Board looks forward to receive many good applications.

Best Regards,
Ivalo & Minik Fonden
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Ivalo & Minik Fonden awards big grant

The primary task for Ivalo & Minik Fonden is to help Greenlanders to travel to foreign countries to get an education. The priority for the board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden is to provide grants that really makes a difference to the individual. Grants that makes all the difference to make an educational  dream come true.

It is with that priority in mind that the Board in this round of awards has decided to award a grant with a value of more than 300,000 kroner to a single candidate. Chairman of the Board Minik Rosing explains:

“We want to make dreams come true, and we are fully convinced that it is exactly what we do in this situation. This exact placement can only be done with massive financial support from foundations and others ,” he says, and states:

“It’s grants like this we really want to hand out, and I am confident that the skills which the grant recipient returns home with, will be extremely valuable for Greenland.”

The grant recipient Uiloq Mathæussen will among other things use the grant to pay for tuition-fee and cost of living in Australia, where she will study a Master degree in International Communication at Macquarie University in Sydney. The program takes 18 months. She says:

“The purpose of this education is to acquire a deeper understanding of the relationship between globalization, media and human relations. A knowledge that becomes more and more important as our society in Greenland in greater and greater degree are influenced by what happens in the world around us,” she says and continues:

“I am truly happy that I am with the grant from Ivalo & Minik Fonden will have this opportunity, and I will work hard to complete the program in the best possible way. At the same time it is important to me to say that I am looking forward to coming home to Greenland again and use the skills and competences that I will get in Australia. ”

The grant is funded based on donations from Royal Arctic Line A / S, Royal Greenland A / S, GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden will of course continue to award grant. Next deadline is February 15, 2017. The Board looks forward to receive many good applications.

3 grants and new board composition

The board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden has awarded three grants for study purposes abroad. The recipients are:

Hans Peder Kirkegaard has received a grant for one year internship in the United States as a follow-up to his Master Education. The internship is spread over four jobs that are Maine International Trade Center, Rambøll Environ, Eimskip and The Port of Maine.

Majken Djurhuus Poulsen is geologist at GEUS and has in connection with her Ph.D. received a grant to study at “The Gemmological Association of Great Britain” in London, England.

Melisa Larsen graduates as bachelor in Arctic Technology at DTU this summer. She has received a grant to her further studies at “Master of Geographic Information Science” in Minneapolis, USA.

The grants are funded based on donations from Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden.

Awarding these grants was the last task for the now former board. According to the charter of Ivalo & Minik Fonden a board sits for four-year terms with the possibility of reappointment.

The new board has this composition:

Chairman Minik Rosing (Appointed by Ilisimatusarfik Kalaallit Nunaata Universitetia)

Vice Chairman Juliane Henningsen (Appointed by NunaFonden)

Johan Lund Olsen (Appointed by NunaFonden)

Christian Schønau (Appointed by the Royal Court of The Crown Prince Couple)

Mikael Kristensen (Appointed by the Department for Education)

Johan Lund Olsen has replaced Michael Metz Mørch and Mikael Kristensen has replaced Palle Christiansen. Minik Rosing, Juliane Henningsen and Christian Schønau have all been re-appointed.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to provide grants. Next deadline is 1 October 2016. The new board looks forward to receiving many good applications.

Best Regards
Ivalo & Minik Fonden

Grants for an international further education or an international internship outside of Greenland and Denmark

Ivalo & Minik Fonden invites interested and qualified candidates to apply for one of our grants.

The purpose of our grants is to provide financial support for Greenlanders who want to take a further education or a continuing education including an internship in another country than Denmark and Greenland.

Applicationform and other requirements can be found on our website www.imf.gl.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden must receive your application no later than February 15th 2016.

Distribution will take place so that the recipients can begin their education or internship in the autumn of 2016.

Questions may be addressed to Ivalo&minik@fonden.gl

Ivalo & Minik Fonden receives support from NunaFonden, GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond, Royal Greenland A/S and Royal Arctic Line A/S.

Grants for more than half a million

The board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden has at a board meeting awarded grants to seven Greenlanders to study abroad. There are awarded grants for a little more than half a million danish kroner. That satifies the chairman Minik Rosing:

“I hope that our grants can help provide students with some skills and experience to benefit both themselves and Greenland. I also hope that all grant recipients will have some good stays and that they subsequent will return to Greenland and use the knowledge they have acquired, “he says.

Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden have donated the money Ivalo & Minik Foundation awards and for that Minik Rosing is extremely grateful.

“Let me just say it like it is. If we did not get donations, we could not award grants. I would therefore like to thank our contributors that it is possible for us to support those students who wants to study abroad,”says Minik Rosing.


The grant recipients

Andrea Christiansen has received a grant so she can attend one semester at Vancouver Island University in Canada in connection with her education to become a journalist from Ilisimatusarfik.
Angùnguak Thomas Kleist Jepsen has received a grant so he can study three semesters at Curtin University in Australia in connection with his education in geology at the University of Copenhagen.
Birthe Rasmussen is studying to be a nurse at Ilisimatusarfik. She has received a grant to complete a traineeship as a nurse in Tanzania via Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke.

Hans Peder Kirkegaard has received a grant to take a Master in International Trade at Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in the United States.

Mikaela Augustussen is a nurse and is currently studying a Ph.D. course at Ilisimatusarfik entitled “Palliative care for Greenland patients with advanced cancer in Greenland and Denmark.” She has thereby received a grant to do research on Norway’s Arctic University of Tromsø.

Mona Koch Madsen is a nurse. She has received a grant to study to be an intensive care nurse at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Uiloq Mathæussen is bachelor from Ilisimatusarfik in Language, Literature and Media. As part of her further education, she has to study a semester at Université De Versailles St. Quentin En Yvelines in France and she has received a grant to do so .

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to provide grants. Next deadline is February 15, 2016. The Board looks forward to receive many good applications by then.

Grants for an international further education or an international internship outside of Greenland and Denmark

Ivalo & Minik Fonden invites interested and qualified candidates to apply for one of our grants.

The deadline for applications is 1 October 2015 and distribution will take place so grant recipients can begin their educations or internships 1 January 2016.

The purpose of our grants is to provide financial support for Greenlanders who want to take a further education or a continuing education including an internship in another country than Denmark and Greenland.

Application form and other requirements can be found on our website www.imf.gl.

Questions may be addressed to ivalo&minik@fonden.gl

Ivalo & Minik Fonden receives support from NunaFonden, GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond, Royal Greenland A/S and Royal Arctic Line A/S.