The Eric Sahlström Scholarship 2016

These five fiddlers received the scholarship in 2011; Henrik Landström, Johan Lång, Einar Zethelius, Tove Renström and Klara Michold.
It is now time to apply for the Eric Sahlström Scholarship 2016 – if you are between the ages of 13 and 20 years old!

The scholarship includes a slot at the fiddle and nyckelharpa course held at Ekebyholm castle in Uppland held June 26-30, 2016. Musicians from all ages look forward to the inspiring, learning filled and fun week in June which many participants return year after year. As a participant, you will receive both group and individual lessons from well-known fiddlers. The energy is high and music can be heard around the clock through-out the building. The course is arranged by Studieförbundet Bilda and you can find more out about the course on their website (in Swedish only.)

Each year, the Eric Sahlström Memorial Foundation provides a few scholarships for youth players. In addition the course fee, it is a large honor to be named a "Sahlströmstipendiat" and to date 100 people have received the honor.

To apply, you must be between the ages of 13 and 20 years and play nyckelharpa or fiddle. Submit two recorded tunes accompanied by a short description of yourself.  Provide your name, age, address, telephone number and email address and send in your application no later than April 30 to
Eric Sahlströms Minnesfond
att. Lars Lindkvist
Brygguddsslingan 17
197 91  BRO

You can also submit your application by email to
For more information contact Lars Lindkvist, +46 (0)8–580 316 21 or Sonia Sahlström-Larsson, +46-(0)18–14 14 80.