The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate.
The purpose of the Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme is to provide opportunities for Africa-based researchers with a Ph.D. to pursue their own research projects, thereby indirectly strengthening the academic milieux in African countries.
Umeå University offers International Students Scholarships each year, in conjunction with the Autumn term admission, to academically talented and high-achieving students. Scholarships offered are in the form of tuition-waivers. Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.
The mission of the Swedish Institute Management Programme Africa is to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable business practices. The programme challenges traditional approaches of doing business and explores how business can become more people and planet focused on market driven economies.