Application Deadline February 1, 2018


  • Open to full-time sophomore or junior students.
  • Strong academic record
  • Must be able to attend the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum-September 13-15 (some preprogramming possible).
  • Available for participation from June 17-August 3, 2018
  • Agree to use of blogs and pictures for further promotion of the program
  • PLU Students will have their airfare paid in full, but will be responsible for any personal expenses Costs


  • Regular blogging throughout time in Norway (at least once a week)
  • Openness to new ideas and enthusiastic participation
  • Upon returning to your campus, playing a leadership role in peace activities and promoting the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum.
  • Presentations to at least two venues during the following year


Applications should be directed to The Wang Center at The Wang Center for Global Education and should include the following:

  • 1,000 Word Essay (maximum) addressed to the Peace Scholars Selection Committee, articulating your interest in being a Peace Scholar, including how the experience would connect with your academic and vocational interests and goals.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation, at least one from a faculty member
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Interview (finalists)
  • Selected Peace Scholars must complete the Oslo International Summer School online application at by March 1.