SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
The aims of the scholarships and awards are to enable young people from both countries to study or take part in cultural exchange programmes in the United Kingdom and Sweden. In addition, smaller grants are sometimes made to exceptional one-off cultural projects. Some examples are given in the annual reports.
MUSIC: This is an annual award to help with tuition fees for Swedes undertaking post graduate training at the Guildhall School of Music and Dramain London. Applications are made directly to the School which recommends up to three students. Read the GSMD 2009 update.
VISUAL ARTS: This is an exchange programme between the Royal College of Art in London and Konstfack (University College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm, focused on students in the ceramics and glass departments.
CULINARY ART: This is an award which was established in 2005 in association with the Restaurant School at Nyköping, Sweden, to enable students to gain experience by working in a UK restaurant or restaurant school.
THE 2014-2015 SCHOLARS
Johan HugossonThe Society is sponsoring Johan's project to record a CD with his own compositions, which he will perform for the Society in 2017.
Sonja TannerGlass and ceramics student from Konstfack, who has received support to spend 3 months at the Royal College of Art in London in Spring 2015.
Tana WestGlass and ceramics student from the Royal College of Art in London, who has received support to spend 3 months at Konstfack in Stockholm in Spring 2015.
Adrian OrtmanPercussionist who is being supported during his studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Hans HöglundComposer who is being supported during his post graduate studies at the Guildhall Artist programme in Composition at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.