The Scandinavian Stipend Foundation

This memo is to inform you, your colleagues, friends, and families, or any one interested that the 2019-2020 Stipend Application is now open and applications are accepted. Below you will find some brief facts about this year’s stipend program:   Up to $2,500.00 USD  to be applied towards your studies in the 2020-2021 academic year. Application …

Talk by Nobel Prize winner

Wednesday May 22, 2019 Nobel Prize winner Dr. James Allison spoke at a luncheon at Baker Institute. Dr. Allison first gave a presentation in his research work at MD Anderson CancerCenter. After the Luncheon Ann – Christine Langselius, CEO of Miraculum interviewed Dr. Allison on various topics like his research work, music and Sweden. The …

Welcome to celebrate Sweden’s National Day!

Sunday June 2, 2019 3.00 – 6.00 pm We serve: Meatballs, herring, knäckebröd (crisp bread), potatoes, lemonade, wine and beer. Strawberry cake and coffee. Program: Live music by David’s Jazz Trio, Swedish songs, quiz, fiskdam (candy) for the children. Price: $25 for adults, children 16 and below $1 (to keep count).If space available, limited number …

SXSW Austin 2019

SXSW (The South by Southwest) is a conference for creative industries, film and music.  Sweden has a large presence by individuals, companies and music groups in these fields. This year the Scandinavian Countries had a joint facility called the Scandinavian House. This is a project initiated by Scandinavian Airlines. During the conference Scandinavian Airlines also …

Finland Again Happiest Country!

The Swedish neighbor Finland has the happiest population in the world. Rounding out the rest of the top ten are countries that have consistently ranked among the happiest. They are in order: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada and Austria. The US ranked 19th dropping one spot from last year. The Finnish …