Norway

Norway is, by any standards, one of the most beautiful countries on earth, but that beauty brings with it a responsibility that weighs heavily upon Norwegians. For here is a people with an enduring love for the natural world that is profoundly etched into the national character. 

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The Give Back Exchange Fund

$1,000,000 in student exchange grants are available to nominated school students

Schools can nominate up to 5 students to apply for a grant from the Give Back Exchange Fund

The Give Back Exchange Fund has been created with a desire to give back to the community and provide more opportunities for high school students to experience both sides of the exchange program, from living life abroad to welcoming an overseas student into their home.

The final deadlines for applications are listed below. There are a limited number of grants available, so don't leave asking your school for a nomination until the last minute.

  • 1st March 2020 for August - September 2020 departures
  • 1st September 2020 for January 2021 departures

Click here to find out more information and to download a nomination form.

Next available departures for Norway

Length Departure Fee Application deadline Early Bird deadline Scholarship deadline
Length5 months DepartureAug 2020 FeeAU $9750 Application deadline10/04/2020 Early Bird deadline31/10/2019 Scholarship deadline31/10/2019
Length10 months DepartureAug 2020 FeeAU $10750 Application deadline10/04/2020 Early Bird deadline31/10/2019 Scholarship deadline31/10/2019
Length3 months DepartureOct 2020 FeeAU $7950 Application deadline14/07/2020 Early Bird deadline31/03/2020
Length2 months DepartureNov 2020 FeeAU $7550 Application deadline08/09/2020 Early Bird deadline31/03/2020
Length5 months DepartureJan 2021 FeeAU $9750 Application deadline10/09/2020 Early Bird deadline31/03/2020 Scholarship deadline31/03/2020
Length10 months DepartureJan 2021 FeeAU $10750 Application deadline10/09/2020 Early Bird deadline31/03/2020 Scholarship deadline31/03/2020

Important Program Information

Please note that

  • Optional Program Extras are available. These include sightseeing trips. Please contact our office for further information.
  • Arrival orientation held in Copenhagen at an additional cost for January and August arrivals. 
  • Included  - Local orientation with the Coordinator after arrival into exchange location.
  • For August arrival: non-EU citizens and students who need a residence permit to stay in Norway must turn 16 before the end of the calendar year due to the visa regulations. If they turn 19 on the calendar year of arrival they are too old.

  • For January arrival: non-EU citizens and students who need a residence permit to stay in Norway must turn 17 before the end of the calendar year. If they turn 20 on the calendar year of arrival they are too old.