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 2017-2018 SCHOLARS
Amie FoonMezzo-soprano and 3rd year BMus student receiving support during her studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the tutelage of Susan Waters.
Old Vic TheatreThe Anglo Swedish Society is a syndicate Patron of the Old Vic's stage production of Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander. Members are invited to a rehearsal and performance.
Helen JohannessenCeramicist who graduated from the MA programme at the Royal College of Art. She will be spending 3 months at Konstfack in Stockholm from February 2018.
Sara SöderbergCeramicist who graduated from Konstfack. She will be spending 3 months at the Royal College of Art in London from April 2018.
London Nordic ChoirThe Anglo Swedish Society has given out a grant to support the tour to York and Liverpool for the choir highlighting the nordic composers as well as international.