• Canada Iceland Foundation has been in existence for over 50 years.

    It is a registered charity and over the years has received gifts from individuals and estates.

    It is a registered charity and over the years has received gifts from individuals and estates.

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  • The Foundation grants several scholarships every year.

    Most of the scholarships are awarded on the basis of application from the individual.

    Most of the scholarships are awarded on the basis of application from the individual.

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  • Scholarships Offered

    We invite students to apply for the following scholarships which are offered, or administered, by the Canada Iceland Foundation. Priority may be given to first time applicants.

    We invite students to apply for the following scholarships which are offered, or administered, by the Canada Iceland Foundation. Priority may be given to first time applicants.

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  • Thorvaldson Scholarship

    One scholarship of $500, to be awarded annually. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a student in university or proceeding into a university in Canada or the United States. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and high scholastic ability.
  • Arnold W. Holm Scholarship

    One scholarship of $500, to be awarded annually. This scholarship is to be awarded to a student demonstrating financial need and who qualifies to proceed to university education and a degree.
  • Kristin Stefanson Memorial Scholarship

    One scholarship of $500 to be awarded to a student who is registered or will be registering to take a course offered by The Department of Icelandic at the University of Manitoba. Preference may be given to students who have not previously taken a course offered by that Department.
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An Organization funded by Canadians of Icelandic descent, dedicated to the preservation of their Cultural Heritage.

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Members of the CIFI Board of Directors

Tim Samson, Chair
Paul Olafson, Treasurer
Elva Simundsson, Secretary
Tim Arnason, Director
Ken Kristjanson, Director
Bill Perlmutter, Director
Lorna Tergesen, Director
Helga Van Iderstine, Director
Sigrid Johnson representing the U of MB Libraries – Icelandic Collection
Peter John Buchan representing the U of MB Chair of Icelandic Language and Literature
David Gislason representing the Icelandic National League of North America
Connie Magnusson Schimnowski representing the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba
Garry Oddleifson representing Lögberg-Heimskringla
Kendra Jonasson representing Jón Sigurdsson Chapter, IODE
*vacant - representative from INL Winnipeg Frón Club