Crown Prince Frederik awards scholarships to 2 Danes who participate in Harvard

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark has awarded scholarships to Tine Nielsen Hertz and Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen, two Danes who will benefit from support from a fund created in honor of the Crown Prince, a former Harvard University student. Thanks to these scholarships, they will be able to successfully complete a year of study at Harvard.

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Crown Prince Frederik presents two scholarships from the Crown Prince Frederik Fund

a Crown Prince Frederik’s Fund was established on the 25th anniversary of Crown Prince Frederic’s graduation from the John F. Kennedy School of Government. The Crown Prince received his education at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, which is the name of the School of Public Administration at Harvard University in Boston. The fund, created as a gift from the US Department of Education, consists of two scholarships for Danes.

The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support for one year of study at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The fund awards two scholarships each year. One is awarded to a person who has not yet completed a master’s degree or has a simple degree and wants to enroll in a master’s degree at Harvard. This scholarship is approximately $ 48,300 plus any medical expenses, equivalent to one year of study.

(Photo: Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset)

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The second scholarship is awarded to a Dan who has suspended his career to begin another master’s degree at Harvard. The beneficiary must already have a master’s degree and have completed a professional career of at least seven years. The scholarship awarded to the recipient is $ 56,400, as well as medical expenses.

Crown Prince Frederik had the honor of officially awarding scholarships to two Danish women selected under a program set up in his honor. The ceremony, during which the eldest son of Queen Margrethe II gave a speech, took place this Monday, May 30, 2022, at Frederick VIII’s Palace in Amalienborg, Copenhagen.

(Photo: Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset)

“In the selection of both scholarships, emphasis is placed on relevant work experience and extracurricular activities in the fields of political science, economics, law, administration, etc., as well as good grades and references. Only people of Danish nationality can apply for funding. “ explains the Ministry of Education.

Crown Prince Frederik with Tine Nielsen Hertz and Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen (Photo: Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset)

Tine Nielsen Hertz, director of Kaya Research, an international think tank that specializes in strategic advice on the political aspects of the climate agenda, received a scholarship mid-career when she began studying public administration at Harvard a year later. Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen, a holder of a simple bachelor’s degree in international trade and politics from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), received a scholarship for non-graduates. She has worked in cyber diplomacy and cyber security at Microsoft’s European Government Affairs in Brussels.

Nicholas Fontaine

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Nicolas Fontaine has been a freelance web editor since 2014. After being a copywriter and author for many Belgian and French brands and media, he specializes in royalty reports. Nicolas is now the editor-in-chief of Histoires royales. [email protected]


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