The Queen presents scholarships at the Frimurare Barnhus Foundation
The Queen with the paediatric research scholarship recipients. Photo: Pierre Dunbar
On Thursday 11 October, The Queen presented Frimurare Barnhus Foundation scholarships at the Bååtska Palace in Stockholm.
The Queen was welcomed by the foundation's chairman Sten Svensson. The Queen then presented diplomas to the 32 paediatric research scholarship recipients. Dr Pernilla Danielsson gave a talk about her thesis work and treating child obesity. The scholarship presentation concluded with hospital clowns Dr Lowe and Rutan from the Cultural Hospital Association giving a demonstration of their work. The Queen is the foundation's Supreme Patron, and has taken part in the annual scholarship presentation ceremony since 1995.
About the Frimurare Barnhus Foundation
The foundation aims to support the care and upbringing of children and young people, in order that they should become good citizens. In addition, grants are provided for scientific research — primarily medical, psychological or pedagogical research — that may promote the foundation's main aim.