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Uppsala Student of the Year

The Uppsala Student of the Year award was founded by the Anders Wall Foundation and was awarded for the first time in the year 2000.

The scholarship is awarded to a student who has:

  • distinguished themselves through their good, creative efforts at Uppsala University
  • taken part in student union and/or student nation activities
  • or has made special efforts in support of other students
  • alternatively has developed entrepreneurship in connection with the University’s activities.

Everyone with a connection to the University, both organisations and individuals, may nominate candidates for the award. For instance individual students and teachers, alumni, student nations, faculty boards, departments and other organisations and associations.

The nominee shall have good study results and shall have completed a significant portion of their studies, but not have finished their undergraduate course or programme.

Previous recipients of the Uppsala Student of the Year:

  • 2017: Fredrik Pettersson
  • 2016: Ali Mohammadi
  • 2015: Erik Englund
  • 2014: Vanja Eriksson
  • 2013: Kajsa Asplund
  • 2012: Johan Gärdebo
  • 2011: Johan Bengtsson
  • 2010: Hoa Ly
  • 2009: Rebecca Andersson
  • 2008: Niklas Elofsson
  • 2007: Johan Lundin
  • 2006: Martin Svensson
  • 2005: Pär Höglund
  • 2004: Lisa Davidsson
  • 2003: Mina Anger
  • 2002: Mikael Åberg
  • 2001: Lovisa Malmberg
  • 2000: Sandra Friberg