The House of Nobility (Riddarhuset) manages more than 300 different foundations. Every year about 2.000 men and women of noble birth receive funds from one of these foundations. The purpose of the foundations are to hand out scholarships, grants, gratuities and pensions. It may be to people in need, for studies and field trips and a wide range of other objectivities.
In most cases, to apply for a scholarship, grant or other aid from one or more of the foundations, you need to be a member of a specific noble family. Additionally, different requirements apply for the various foundations.