Award / prize

Swedish Writers' Union - Ake and Vera Holmberg Scholarship

General information on this award / prize

Swedish Writers' Union
Ake and Vera Holmberg Scholarship
Eligible countries: 
Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland

General Description

Ake and Vera Holmberg Scholarship focuses on giving authors who write children’s or youngsters’ books and translators the chance to stay in the Nordic countries in the purpose of studying or working peace. The scholarship includes travel expenses and a month’s stay at one of the writer houses.


The applicant should be either a writer of children’s or youngsters’ books, or a translator.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: