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NSHSS Nobel Week 2019 with Stockholm University

NSHSS members are invited to apply to participate in a highly-selective member event hosted by Stockholm University. Participants of NSHSS Nobel Week 2019 will travel to Stockholm, Sweden, for the festivities surrounding the 2019 Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies, including Nobel Lectures by the 2019 Nobel Laureates, the Nobel Week Dialogue, a tour of the Nobel Museum and more. This year, the event will take place from December 5, 2019 through December 10, 2019. 

Applicants also have the opportunity to apply for one (1) of five (5) $1,500 travel grants to assist with travel and accommodation to and from the event. Those that wish to be considered for the travel grant must also provide an educator recommendation by the deadline, September 22, 2019. 

If selected to participate in this event, you are responsible for your own airfare, meals, excursions and accommodations. Participants invited are welcome to bring one (1) guest with them to participate in the Nobel Week activities, but please note, there are several member-exclusive opportunities that guests cannot attend.

Eligibility Requirements: NSHSS high school seniors and college members

Application requirements:

  • Stockholm University is seeking participants with a sincere interest in studying abroad. Your response to the following question will help us determine if you are the best fit for this opportunity: "Why do you wish to participate in the Stockholm Nobel Week activities and what do you hope to gain from the experience?"
  • Headshot suitable for website posting
  • Resume
  • Educator Recommendation (required if interested in a travel grant)

Deadline to apply: September 22, 2019, 11:59 EST. 


How to Apply 

1. Log into your NSHSS Dashboard

2. Click on "RSVP for Events"

3. Find "NSHSS Nobel Week 2019 with Stockholm University"

4. Click "Apply" and complete your application

*All participants, including travel grant awardees, will be notified on October 1, 2019. 

Please apply ONLY if you are available to attend the entire Nobel Week, as we are only selecting 25 NSHSS members to participate in this unique opportunity. 


Read about last year's Nobel Week!



Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5:
Travel to Stockholm, arrive no later than Thursday afternoon

Thursday, December 5:
Meet n' Greet and overview of the week

Friday, December 6
Lectures at Stockholm University by university professors

Saturday, December 7:
Tour of Stockholm City Hall and sightseeing

Sunday, December 8:
Open lectures by the 2019 Nobel Laureates at Stockholm University

Monday, December 9:
Train to Gothenburg for the Nobel Week Dialogue

Check out the 2018 Nobel Dialogue!

Tuesday, December 10:
Visit to the Nobel Museum and Nobel Reception (end of program)

Wednesday, December 11:
Travel home or stay to explore