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SWEA London Scholarship

SWEA London Scholarship – Application no later than 1 Nov 2019

SWEA, Swedish Women’s Educational Association International, is a global non profit organisation for Swedish or Swedish-speaking women, who currently are or have been living abroad for a least one year.

SWEA London Scholarship 2019
SWEA London Chapter is a charitable organisation with 110 members. SWEA London aims to promote and maintain the Swedish language, culture and traditions in the UK. As part of this work, SWEA London announces one or more fellowships up to a total of £ 1500, depending on the nature and quality of grant applications. The purpose of the scholarship is to support studies or projects that promote and disseminate knowledge about Swedish culture in Britain.

Criteria for SWEA London Scholarship 2019
Applicants must live, study or work in the UK. The Scholarship is open to applicants regardless of ethnic background, sex, religion or nationality. Knowledge of the Swedish language is an advantage, but not a requirement. Applicants should use the Scholarship for a project or studies in a Swedish related subject of their own choice. List of former fellows here

Application procedure:
To be enclosed with the application:
1) application form
2) curriculum vitae
3) two references

Applicants must submit:
1) application form
2) presentation of her/himself, with background and interests
3) detailed description of proposed project
4) statement explaining how the scholarship money would be used
5) name and address of two referees

Applications must be e-mailed 1 November 2019 to: swealondonstipendium(Ersätt dessa parenteser med @ tecknet)

Your referees should:
A) be informed about SWEA and the Criteria for the Scholarship
B) refer to one or several points of your application and be as specific and concise as possible
C) send their letter of recommendation separately and directly to:
swealondonstipendium(Ersätt dessa parenteser med @ tecknet)

If you need additional information about the Scholarship SWEA International London Chapter offers,
please contact SWEA London chairwoman: london(Ersätt dessa parenteser med @ tecknet)

SWEA International London Chapter Scholarship Application Form

  • 2) Detailed description of your proposed project and how you are going to spend the Scholarship money. Our jury, who may consult other experts, will carefully evaluate your project. You are encouraged to expand on any specific qualifications enabling you to successfully complete your project, which should broadly fall within the categories language, literature, art and music. (Accepted file formats are .doc or .pdf)
  • 3) Two referees

  • 4) Questions to be answered

  • 5) As part of the Scholarship the successful candidate will be required to present her/his project to the SWEA members and account for how the money was spent at SWEA International London Chapter’s Annual General Meeting in January or February the following year.
  • I hereby certify, that the statement given in this application is true. In the event I am awarded the Scholarship, I agree to submit a written report to SWEA International London Chapter within a year of receiving the Scholarship.