Medical student Nicole Kerekes is one of the final candidates to win the King’s Foundation Young Leadership scholarship Kompassrosen (‘Compass Rose’). Up to half of the ten finalists will be selected for the prize of SEK 50,000. The scholarships are awarded by King Carl XVI Gustaf on May 15 during a ceremony at the Royal Palace. Nicole Kerekes (24 years old) is president of the student organization Students in Research (SiF) at Sahlgrenska Academy. SiF works to ensure that more students with different backgrounds have better access to research opportunities. Nicole is also a research and anatomy assistant, and works with the Soapbox Science event, where female and non-binary scientists present research to the public.
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