The Fritt Ord Student Scholarships
In collaboration with a number of Norwegian universities and university colleges, the Fritt Ord Foundation offer scholarships for students who are working on master’s theses and documentary films in fields such as human rights, journalism, freedom of expression and democracy building.
The Fritt Ord Youth Competition
The Fritt Ord Youth Competition for upper secondary school is an annual competition that invites pupils to submit entries about freedom of expression and democracy. A special topic is selected each year, and participants’ entries can be submitted either in the form of a text or a media production.
Norwegian Historical Society Competition for Youth
My family in history is organised by the Norwegian Historical Society (HIFO) with support from the Fritt Ord Foundation. It is open to pupils in lower and upper secondary school. This competition revolves around everyday people, making them the main characters. Pupils are urged to investigate topics such as democracy, war and conflict, changing living conditions, migration and working life in the light of their own family history.