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 society recently sponsored UK author and film maker Michael Downey to travel to Fårö in June to take up his role as Writer-in-Residence at the Bergman Center.
Ami-Louise was is a viola player supported in all four years of her BMus course at the GHMD 2019-23.
Glass and ceramic artist from the Royal College of Art in London who spent spring 2023 at Konstfack in Stockholm.
Ceramic artist from Konstfack in Stockholm who spent spring 2023 a the Royal College of Art in London.
Alex is the first recipient of the Baroness Maddock Scholarship. Alex is a Scandinavian Studies UCL student who is spending his third year at the University of Gothenburg.
The translation of "I Fred och Örlog", the story of the cooperation between the British and Swedish Royal navies in the Baltic over 500 years.