Scholarship for apprenticeship at Swedish Chamber of Commerce Shanghai

Anders Wall Foundation each year awards one scholarship of SEK 150,000 for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai to educate a young, creative business talent within international trade and industry.

Helena Storsten from Sollentuna is the 2015 Anders Wall scholarship winner for the Swedish Chamber in Shanghai

The apprenticeship will commence in September 2016 for 10 months of service at the Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. As a Anders Wall scholarship one participates actively in the work of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China, based in Shanghai.

The purpose of the Chamber of Commerce is to promote business relations between Sweden and China through information, business visits and other events. The Chamber of Commerce in China has in recent years grown rapidly and today has about 300 member companies, of which more than 190 in Shanghai. The Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai regularly organizes seminars, workshops and breakfast meetings for its members and in addition various social and networking events.

As a Anders Wall scholarship one gets the opportunity to exchange experiences and contacts with the Swedish-Chinese business world. The work involves contacts with member companies, participating in the practical planning and implementation of activities. The fellow gets insight into the daily work and is also responsible for one or more sub-projects within the framework of operational services to member companies.

Anyone keen on appluying for the scholarship must be 25 years of age and should have completed university education, preferably with specialization in finance and marketing / communications, with good knowledge of English and preferably also in Chinese (not required). She or he should be outgoing, communicative and committed. It is important to have an interest in Chinese culture and a willingness to work in China.

Applications should be sent by 20 November to [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]. Applicants who are selected for the interview contacted by 25 November 2015th

For further information, please contact Marianne Wester Back, Shanghai Office Manager, [email protected], tel. + 8621 6217 1271

Anders Wall Foundation was founded in 1981 and annually awards scholarships to young talents in the fields of scientific research, young enterprise, rural development, international studies, and music. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed about 55 million to nearly 400 fellows. At least as important as the grant sum is membership in the network Wallumni, which consists of former Wall Fellows. The members meet regularly and implements including international study together.

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