Beyond the provision of free tuition, NHH does not offer any scholarships or other forms of financial support to students or applicants. Students must be able to finance the cost of their living expenses during their period of study at NHH. Such assistance must be arranged by the students through official channels in their home countries, or through international organisations. You can find information on some of the opportunities available to international students studying at NHH below: 

The A. Wilhelmsen Foundation scholarship programme

The A. Wilhelmsen Foundation provides two scholarships for business student from NHH's Baltic partner schools to take the MSc in International Business, the MSc in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment or the MSc in Marketing and Brand Management at NHH.

The scholarship is worth 300,000 Norwegian kroner(approximately 35,000 euros) over two years. Students with a bachelor degree from the following schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship:

  • Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia
  • Estonian Business School, Estonia
  • University of Tartu, Estonia

The application deadline for the A. Wilhelmsen Foundation scholarship programme is 1 March 2014.

More details and an application form can be found here

Norwegian government scholarships for developing countries

Citizens from some Eastern European, Asian and African countries who undergo education in Norway may be granted financial aid from "Lånekassen" (the State Educational Loan Fund in Norway) through what is known as the "Quota Programme".

The aim of the programme is to provide students from these countries relevant knowledge that can benefit their home countries when they return home after completing their studies.

These scholarships are worth 90,800 Norwegian kroner each academic year (approximately 11,000 Euros / 14,000 US dollars), for the duration of the two-year programme.

To be eligible to apply for the quota scholarship, you have to fulfill all of the following requirements:
  • You are a citizen of one of the countries listed here
  •  You have lived in your country of citizenship for at least the last year
  • You are currently completing a degree at one of NHH’s partner institutions. The eligible universities are the following:
·         Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo (FGV), Brazil
·         School of Management - Fudan University, China
·         Tsinghua University, China
·         Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
·         China Europe International Business School, China
·         Peking University, Guanghua School of Management, China
·         Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
·         Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
·         Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India
·         Asian Institute of Management, The Philippines
·         St.Petersburg State University, Russia
·         University of Cape Town, South Africa
·         Thammasat University, Thailand
To apply for the quota scholarship you first have to be accepted to NHH. You should however let the admissions team know if you are planning to apply for the quota scholarship when you apply for admission.
The scheme is administered by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU). More information is available from SIU and from Lånekassen.

Research Council of Norway scholarships

The Research Council of Norway offers a pool of scholarships each academic year for advanced students and young researchers. The scholarships are designed to promote contact and mobility between Norwegian and foreign students and researchers and institutions of higher learning and research.

Nationals of the following countries, with which Norway has reciprocal scholarship agreements, may apply:

  • Austria
  • Belgium (Flemish community)
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Israel
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

More information is available here

Scholarships offered to U.S. citizens

For U.S. citizens there are a few scholarships offered by partner institutions. 

Fulbright scholarship programme

The Fulbright programme is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. Applications are considered from well-qualified U.S. students who wish to study at NHH. More details can be found here.

Norway-America Association

Scholarships may be available via the Norway-America Association to U.S. citizens who study at NHH. More details can be found here.


Scholarships may be available via Torskeklubben for graduate students at the University of Minnesota Graduate School who wish to study at NHH. Contact Torskeklubben for more information: 

Other scholarship opportunities

Other scholarship opportunities may be available from the Norwegian government. More information can be found at
In addition there are a few reciprocal culture agreements between Norway and various other countries, including some scholarships to foreign students. For further information, please contact your country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the local Norwegian Embassy.

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