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.
Mezzo-soprano and 3rd / 4th year BMus student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama "...I have been given the means to pursue my dream and develop my talent"
The Anglo-Swedish Society was pleased to sponsor the photography for this world+renowned music festival in November 2018.
Petter Rhodiner is a graduate from Konstfack who spent the spring of 2019 at the Royal College of Art. Through his work, he explores our complex attitude to nature.
Sarah is a graduate from the RCA and spent spring 2019 at Konstfack in Stockholm. She is interested in the phenomena of glass.
Olivia staged August Strindberg's SAGA, a surrealist, expressionist piece of theatre. "We absolutely couldn't have done it without you”
A donation was made towards the refurbishment of the organ in Hedvig Eleonora Church.
The Society sponsored the Ńorthern Lights Symphony Ørchestra in London for a Swedish Baroque music concert.
Oscar is a recent graduate of Nyköpings Restaurangskola and was supported for a month as an intern at Michelin-starred Elystan Street restaurant in London.