Saltire Society International Travel Bursaries

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Run by the Saltire Society and funded by British Council Scotland, these awards are open to outstanding graduating students from Scotland. The bursaries, of £1,500 each, are in the following disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Creative writing
  • Music
  • Visual Arts

These bursaries offer a fantastic opportunity for talented Scots to broaden their life experience and develop intercultural skills.The recipients of the bursaries will have the opportunity to research and explore an idea and make new connections on an international learning journey.  British Council Scotland is very pleased to be able to provide funding for the Saltire International Travel Bursaries. International connections have always served to enrich Scotland’s culture, heritage and creativity. 

We receive a high calibre of nominations from throughout Scotland every year.

Winners from last year have shared their experiences. Don’t miss out on their inspiring blogs!

How can I apply?

Applications for all bursaries are now open! For more information on how to enter and download the application form click here!

Look out for updates on the other travel bursaries on our Twitter account.