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 November 1, 2018.

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 2017

This year the jury considered 9 applications. The winner of the Grant Award in 2017 are:

Dominick Michael Mshanga 
For the project: To participate in upcoming WFOT congress in Cape Town – South Africa from 21-25 May 2018 with abstract: “Perspectives of occupational therapists on the implementation of client-centred practice in Tanzania”.


Kudzayi Muteti 
For the project: “Attending and presenting an abstract at the 2018 WFOT congress. Abstract titel; Coping strategies amongst patients with traumatically acquired Spinal Cord Injuries: A quantitative study”.

They are both awarded with 7 500 SEK.