Inga-Britt Lindström Grant Award

The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists has established a grant award in the name of Inga-Britt Lindström to recognize her long commitment and unwavering effort as the president of the Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists from 1978 until 2008.


Application for Inga-Britt Lindström grant award is open until October 1, 2019.

About the grant

The purpose of the grant is to support the development of occupational therapy in the applicant’s native country. The maximum amount of the grant is 10 000 Swedish kronor (SEK) per year.

The grant is anticipated to be used to supplement in part the costs associated with activities such as:

  • participation in occupational therapy workshops, seminars, conferences or congresses in Sweden,
  • study visits or auscultation in Sweden aimed at gathering extensive knowledge of occupational therapy practice,
  • studies in Sweden at the doctorate or masters level related to research and education in occupational therapy,
  • presenting an abstract at COTEC or WFOT congresses.

Winner of 2019

This year the jury considered seven applications. The winner of the Grant Award in 2018 is:

Erastus Shuma for the project New Innovation in splinting the obstetric brachial plexus injury (Extended Erb’s Palsy) using dynamic splinting protocol. He is awarded with 1 500 USD.