King presents scholarships from 50th Birthday Fund
The King pictured here with the scholarship winners. Photo:Clas Göran Carlsson
At a reception at the Royal Palace on Tuesday 26 May, The King presented 15 scholarships to 16 scholarship winners from his 50th Birthday Fund.
H.M. The King's 50th Birthday Fund promotes research, technical development and enterprise that contributes to the sustainable use of natural resources and the preservation of biological diversity.
The Fund was established to mark The King's 50th birthday, on the initiative of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and Sveriges Indsutriförbund (now the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise).