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They received this year's scholarship from Rune Andersson Jubilee Fondation

Published: 1 June 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, a scholarship from Rune Andersson's anniversary foundation could finally be awarded again. This year, the prize went to four students in industrial engineering. In the autumn, the students will finance studies in South Korea with the help of the scholarship.

The recipients of the 2022 scholarship are William Alteryd, Elias Kristensson, Hugo Elofsson Eriksson and Oskar Kjellqvist.

The scholarship of SEK 60,000 each was awarded in connection with a lunch in bagarstugan next to Wibergsgården by Karl Andersson, dean of the technical faculty, Johan Frishammar, professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and Anders Henriksson, secretary of Rune Andersson's anniversary foundation. Oskar Kjellqvist could not attend the ceremony.

The Rune Andersson Jubilee Foundation has the objective to create opportunities for students at Luleå University of Technology to undertake part of their training in countries with rapid economic development

Rune Andersson is the donor and founder of Rune Andersson Jubilee Foundation. After M.Sc. from Chalmers university in Gothenburg Rune Andersson arrived to the Luleå University Collage as the first employee in 1971. He started his career in building up what became the Luleå University of Technology. Rune Andersson  runs the business group Mellby Gård, a group consisting companies within industry and trade.

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