Scholarships that make a difference in Skåne

The Sten K Johnson Foundation is aimed at individuals, organizations and companies (with a Scanian connection) that have visions and drive to develop projects in education, education, medicine, technology, entrepreneurship, literature and music. In the spirit of Sten K Johnson, the foundation will support cross-border initiatives and innovative individuals who dare to venture into untested landscapes to develop new ways forward.

The next application period starts in January 2024.

We want to make a difference

We support projects in Skåne that are in line with our core values: Cross-border, Innovative and Societal benefit.

For those of you who dare to think differently

The foundation has the ambition to help those who dare to take new ways forward. As we want our contribution to really make a difference, we are happy to be involved in as early a phase of the projects as possible.

Do you need support for your project?

We support projects with up to SEK 300,000.
All applications are made through the website.

Sten K Johnsons Stiftelse

Sten K Johnson Foundation wants to reach out to individuals, organizations and companies (with a link to Skåne) who have vision and drive to develop projects in education, culture, technology, medicine, entrepreneurship, literature and music. In Sten K Johnson’s spirit, the Foundation shall support ”cross border” initiatives and innovative individuals who dare venture into untested landscape to develop new ways forward.

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Dare to think differently

A fundamental prerequisite for the development of both society, culture and business is that there are individuals who dare to think differently. By challenging old patterns and find alternative ways forward, their initiative opens new worlds that we never otherwise would have had access to.

Sten K Johnson Foundation honors and supports individuals who with courage and decisiveness dare to try different approaches in order to develop the discipline that the applicant acts within. The Foundation welcomes applications with the aim to give the new and untried a chance to get attention in a wider context.

Dare to collaborate across borders

Current research and development is increasingly permeated by the realization that the intersection between different disciplines have the opportunity to make unique knowledge wins. Such interdisciplinary initiatives are based on deep basic skills, but by working together across borders creates insights, innovations and solutions that would not otherwise have been possible.

Sten K Johnson Foundation encourages collaboration across knowledge borders in order to contribute to the unique knowledge wins for both business and society.

This year’s 49 lucky scholarship recipients!

Once again, we were able to gather for our annual award ceremony at the School of Economics in Lund. Following the ceremony, we had the traditional food, mingling, and entertainment from one of our music scholarship recipients. It will be incredibly exciting to follow all the projects, so stay tuned here and on our Facebook and LinkedIn for updates!


Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) – within people process

The goal is for the students to acquire extended subject-specific knowledge and at the same time develop their collaborative and generic research skills through active participation in research. The project can also create the opportunity to gain insight into whether research can be a future career and can inspire topics

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