Announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2012

The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts and projects that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays.


Scholarship funds amount to 1,000,000 NOK (approx. 130.000 Euro/170.000 US Dollars) will be awarded projects worldwide.

Scholarships are applicable to individuals, organizations or institutions within the artistic and cultural community.

The Ibsen Scholarships are awarded annually and the applications are subject to scrutiny by an appointed jury.

The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated  by the Norwegian government and will be handed out for the 5th  time in 2012.

Ibsen Awards has till now handed out 15 scholarships to projects in 11 different countries.

The application deadline for The Ibsen Scholarships is April 30th, 2012.

The winners of The Ibsen Scholarships 2012 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference on September 10th and 11th  in Skien, Norway.

For further information, statutes and application form, kindly visit our website

Contact: Hilde Guri Bohlin
Phone:  +47 35 58 10 00 / + 47 917 67 903 (cell)