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.
Culinary Scholar from Nyköpings Restaurangskola who received support to spend the month of October 2007 at the Fat Duck in Bray.
Nicky Smalley from UCL received support to attend Swedish language courses in Uppsala.
Glass and Ceramics MA graduate from Konstfack who received support to spend 3 months at the Royal College of Arts in Spring 2008.
Glass and Ceramics MA graduate from the Royal College of Art was supported to spend 3 months at Konstfack in Spring 2008.
Violist graduate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London who received support during her studies.