Scholarships can be granted to individuals or companies for travel and competence purposes.
The grant can be applied for for all activities that can be documented and argued to increase the applicant’s professional competence.
Central roles in the project must be held by Sami; in that either the producer or co-producer, and director or script writer define themselves as Sami or are speak Sami.
In order to apply for travel and competence grant from ISFI, it is a requirement that the Sami writer, director, producer submits the application.
Scholarships can be granted to individual Sami filmmakers or companies.
For domestic travel, you can apply for a maximum of NOK 10 000.
For international travel, you can apply for a maximum of NOK 20 000.
The applicant must submit the application well in advance of the travel.
All expenses must be documented with a receipt in connection with the reporting. Expenses for food and driving are not covered. This can be marked as a deductible in the application.
Attach any other receipts that document expenses in connection with reporting.
If the applicant has been guaranteed that ISFI will cover travel and accommodation in relation to events they organize themselves, you should not apply for a travel grant for this, but send a travel bill.
The grant offer from ISFI is valid for three months after the offer has been made. If the grant recipient has not accepted the conditions of the grant within three months, the grant will be withdrawn without notice.
There are no deadlines for travel and competence grants and the applications are sent on the basis of need.
Application processing time is normally 6 weeks.
Complaints of ISFI decisions can be made to the Ministry of Culture in Norway.
There is no application deadline for travel and competence scholarships and this can be applied for when needed.
If the grant is disbursed in two parts, you must report in time or apply for an extension.
The report shall be submitted via email to email@example.com with reference to the grant reference number.
Mandatory attachments in relation to the reporting
Missing report / Breach of guidelines
If the grant recipient breaches the guidelines or ISFI does not receive the report and financial accounting may be of significance to the allocation of future grants. The breach in this context means violating ISFI’s guidelines, if the grant is not used in accordance with the rules that are set for the grant, and/or failure to comply with decisions made by ISFI. In the event of a breach as mentioned above, ISFI may also choose to impose these sanctions: