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 …

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 …

Alfred Nobel Presentation and Reception

At the meeting of the Consular Ladies Club, the Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund, had a talk about the history of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize. A prize that is awarded on December 10th every year in Stockholm. Above Image: Swedish Honorary Consul General in Houston, Astrid Marklund and the …

Sweden’s US ambassador visiting Houston

In November 2018 the Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter came to Houston to visit.  Above Image: Karin Olofsdotter and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Below Image: Swedish company representatives at a meeting with the ambassador at the Swedish Consulate in Houston. Below Image: Karin Olofsdotter meeting with Dr Tony Pena, head of Mexico Center at Baker Institute. Below Image: …

The Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 9th. – 11th. 2018 Bakery with homemade bread and Christmas cookies. Norwegian store filled with Scandinavian foods. Cafeteria with «Open-faced sandwiches», waffles and cream cakes. A unique shop with Scandinavian Christmas items such as linens, knitwear, Norwegian ”nisser” and handmade decorations. Scandinavian Folk Dance, silent auction and great raffle-prizes. Opening hours: Friday: 11am – …