The Ibsen Scholarships 2015

Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.


Funds amounting to NOK 1.000.000,- (approx. Euro 115.000,-/USD 129.000,- according to current rate) will be awarded to theatre projects worldwide.

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

Scholarships guidelines:

•    The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts.

•    The projects must act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays.

•    Applications are submitted electronically through www.ibsenawards.com.

•    Performances already staged are not eligible.

The 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 8th time in 2015.

Ibsen Awards has until now handed out 26 scholarships to projects in 21 different countries.

Application deadline is April 30th 2015.

The winners of The Ibsen Scholarships 2015 will be presented at Skien International Ibsen Conference at Teater Ibsen on October 14. and 15. in Skien, Norway.

For further information, statutes and application form, kindly visit our website www.ibsenawards.com

(Featured image: Illustration from the Portuguese performance I.B.S.E.N. Scholarship winner 2012. Photo Susana Paiva.)