SHS Scholarhips

There are currently three official scholarships of the Sweden House Society (SHS) and one by the SHS member organisation SWEA Vancouver:

  • The SHS Karl Ståhl Award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia student with the cost of his/her post-secondary education. Value: $1,000 CDN. Deadline March 31, 2017.
  • The SHS Trade Award (new!). The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia apprentice with the cost of his/her apprenticeship in of the following industries: construction, transportation, mechanical or electrical. Value: $1,000 CDN. Deadline March 31, 2017.
  • The SHS Culinary Award (new!). The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia culinary student with the cost of his/her studies  in a local culinary school or one in Sweden. Value: $1,000 CDN. Deadline March 31, 2017.
  • The SWEA Vancouver-University of British Columbia Scholarship for undergraduate studies in Sweden. Find out more on SWEA Vancouver’s website. Value: $3,000 CDN. Deadline March 31, 2017.

For all scholarships, applicants have to demonstrate and prove a strong interest in Sweden and the Swedish community in BC. Volunteering at the Scandinavian Centre or in any of the member organisations weigh heavily in the decision made by the scholarship committee.

Contact SHS at swedenhousechair@nullgmail.com for more information on our scholarships and deadlines.

NHS Scholarship

NorwayNor­we­gian House Soci­ety offers six bursaries to stu­dents in recog­ni­tion of the con­tri­bu­tion of John Sher­man of John Sher­man Indus­tries; Egil Lorentzen, founder of Lornex Cop­per Mine; architect Egil Lyngen; Erik Unheim, first president of the Norwegian House Society; the Norwegian House Memorial Bursary; and journalist Olaf “Hall” Leiren. The schol­ar­ships are of $1000.00 each.

Brief Guide­lines

  • Preference will be given to applicants of Nor­we­gian descent or related to past or present mem­bers of Nor­we­gian House Society
  • Must be a resident of BC
  • For Post-secondary school or college
  • Should include con­fir­ma­tion of enrolment
  • Must apply by 4.30pm Friday April 28th, 2017

Please see the full Norwegian House Society Scholarship Information 2017.

For infor­ma­tion con­tact David Moulton at 604-522-8182. Please do not call the Scandinavian Centre office.

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