New agreements with contributors

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues the distribution of grants to Greenlandic students who want to improve their skills abroad. This is because NunaFonden, Royal Greenland A/S, Royal Arctic Line A/S and GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond have decided to continue the financial support.

Chairman of the Board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden Minik Rosing states in this connection:

“I am incredibly happy for the continued support from our contributors. Their continued contribution means that we can continue to give grants to ambitious students who are looking abroad to acquire competencies that they can take home to Greenland for the benefit of our society as a whole.”

Ivalo & Minik Fonden has awarded more than 40 grants since 2014, and the contributors are satsfied with the collaboration.

Jens K. Lyberth, Director of Communications and HR at Royal Greenland A/S, says:
“We are proud to contribute to more young people taking an international education. It is important for the society of which we are a part.”

Ann-Britta A. Olsvig, Chair of the Sponsorship Committee of the Royal Arctic Line A/S, states:
“Royal Arctic Line is pleased to be able to help support young people’s dreams of studying abroad. Together, we must ensure Greenland an increasing level of education for the workforce in the future. ”

Kristian Lennert, chairman of the board of GrønlandsBANKENs Erhvervsfond, says:
“For more than 30 years, we have supported the education area in Greenland. We are pleased that with the support of Ivalo & Minik Fonden, we can contribute to talented students gaining new knowledge by continuing their studies abroad.”

Anders Olsen, chairman of the board of NunaFonden A / S, says:
“Back in 2012, Ivalo & Minik Fonden was founded by NunaFonden with the aim that more Greenlandic education applicants in higher education should travel the world and improve their skills. It has been a success so far, and NunaFonden looks forward to that success continuing for the benefit of Greenlandic society.”

The next grant award will take place in the spring of 2021, and you can still apply, as the deadline for applications is 15 February.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden awards three grants

The board of Ivalo & Minik Fonden has at its board meeting in October decided to award three grants to Greenlandic students who wishes to study abroad in Sweden, South Korea and England respectively. The grants are 100 percent financed on the basis of donations from Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, GrønlandsBANKEN’s Erhvervsfond and NunaFonden.

The chairman of the board, Minik Rosing, says:

“First and foremost, I would like to congratulate the grant recipients. I am sure that they are all worthy representatives of Greenland. In addition, I would like to thank our contributors for showing great social responsibility through their donations. Without these contributions, we in Ivalo & Minik Fonden would not be able to award grants that, on the one hand, help to fulfill young people’s dreams and at the same time help to ensure Greenland an increasing level of education, a better knowledge of Greenland abroad in the world and strengthen Greenland’s knowledge of the world. It is for me to see a pure win-win situation for the society as a whole.”

Since 2014 Ivalo & Minik Fonden has awarded grants to just under 50 students.

Autumn grant recipients
Pipaluk Lind has received a grant to study a master’s degree in cultural studies at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.

Michael Platou has received a grant to study a master’s degree in Korean relations at Pusan ​​University in South Korea.

Lærke Skifte has received a grant to take her clinical practice (psychology) at the Center of Anxiety Disorders and Trauma in Maudsley Hospital in London, England.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to distribute grants. The next application deadline is February 15, 2021. The Board looks forward to receiving many good applications.

Grants recipients spring 2020

Arnârak Patricia Bloch has been awarded a grant to study a master’s degree in Public Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Environmental and Life Sciences.

Rikke Østergaard has been awarded a grant to study economics at the University of Malta.

Niviaq Chemnitz Berthelsen has been awarded a grant to study optometry at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

The grants are 100 percent funded on the basis of donations from Royal Arctic Line A/S, Royal Greenland A/S, the Bank of Greenland’s Commercial Fund and NunaFonden.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to distribute grants. The next application deadline is October 1, 2020.

Three grants from Ivalo & Minik Fonden

The board of directors of Ivalo & Minik Fonden has at its biannual board meeting in November decided to award three grants to help Greenlandic students gain access to education in New Zealand, South Korea and Norway. The grants are 100 percent funded on the basis of donations from Royal Arctic Line A / S, Royal Greenland A / S, the Bank of Greenland’s Commercial Fund and NunaFonden.

The Chairman of the Board Minik Rosing says in this regard:

“I would like to commend our donors for showing great social responsibility through their donations. Without these donations, we would not be able to distribute grants that on the one hand help fulfill young people’s dreams and on the other hand ensures Greenland a more educated population. In my opinion that is a win-win situation for the society as a whole. ”

In this regard, Minik Rosing has an appeal to the business community in Greenland.

“I hope that even more companies, foundations or organizations would like to support Ivalo & Minik Fonden. With more donations we will be able to support even more Greenlandic students and there are plenty of talented students who could benefit and enjoy studying abroad and at the same time make connections between Greenland and the rest of the world.”

Since 2014 Ivalo & Minik Fonden has awarded grants to more than 40 students.

Grant recipients
Michael Platou has been awarded a grant for his continuing studies in Korean conditions at Pusan National University in South Korea.

Aviaja Lynge Petersen has received a grant to complete an internship at the Spectrum Care institution in New Zealand in connection with her education as pedagogue.

Ninni Jeremiassen is studying geology at the University of Aarhus and has been awarded a grant to study one semester at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim as part of her Master’s degree.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to distribute grants. The next application deadline is February 15, 2020. The Board looks forward to receiving many good applications.

Four skilled students receive grants worth more than DKK 300,000

The Board of Directors of Ivalo & Minik Fonden met in March and decided to allocate four 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:

“I would like to praise our contributors for showing great social responsibility through their donations. Without our contributors we would not be able to distribute grants that on the one hand help to fulfill the dreams of young people and on the other hand ensures Greenland a more educated population. For me it is a pure win-win situation for the society as a whole.”

Ivalo & Minik Fonden has since 2014 awarded grants to nearly 40 students

 

Grant recipients – spring 2019
Michael El-Madani Platou has received a grant to study a master’s degree in Korean relations at Pusan National University in South Korea.

Minik Bidstrup Petersen has received a grant to study photography at ICP – International Center of Photography in New York.

Sussi Jensen has received a grant for the Master’s program in Translation Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Lisa Ivalu Lind Jensen has received a grant for a Master in Public Health Program at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Ivalo & Minik Fonden continues to hand out grants. The next application deadline is 1 October 2019. The Board looks forward to receive many good applications.

Ivalo & Minik Fonden
www.imf.gl

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
www.imf.gl

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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