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.
Liz graduated from the Royal College of Art with a MA in ceramics. She will be supported as an exchange student at Konstfack in Stockholm for 3 months, starting January 2022.
Elin is a 2021 MA graduate from Konstfack in Stockholm. She will be supportedduring her exchange to the Royal College of Art in winter/spring 2022.
Ami-Louise is a violinist and viola player in her third year of a Bachelor of Music course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Supported to take part in the 2020 Stockholm Early Music Festival at Berwaldshallen and a tour of Copenhagen, Kalmar and Helsingborg in 2022.