Robertson Trust Scholarship

Established in 1992 by The Robertson Trust, this scholarship supports career development amongst Scottish undergraduates through funding and the Journey to Success self-development programme.

Scholarship Details

The Robertson Trust’s Scholarship supports Scottish undergraduates students through funding and the Journey to Success self-development programme. The structure of the scholarship is as follows.

  • Funding: Up to £4000 per year paid directly to the awarded students for the duration of their course (excluded repeat and gap years).
  • Welcome weekend: designed to begin building the peer support networks Scholars need to ease their transition into university and maximise the potential of their degree. 
  • Leadership development: encourage second year Scholars to support their peers throughout the Welcome Weekend and the first year at university.  
  • Personal development training sessions: improve the self-awareness needed for university and graduate recruitment success. 
  • Career pathways: support Scholars to source meaningful work experience, access careers awareness-raising activities and make professional contacts. 
  • Alumni network: encourages our Alumni to mentor younger Scholars and ‘give back’ to the Scholarship.

Criteria For Applicants

  • 16-25 year old on course start date;
  • Current offer holder for undergraduate study at Edinburgh Napier University starting September 2021;
  • Clear indication of financial need i.e. evidence of low income, receipt of EMA/Free School Meals, entitlement to maximum amount of SAAS; 
  • Evidence of socio-economic challenges or care experience impacting on education; 
  • Resident in Scotland at time of application; 
  • ‘Leave to remain’ within the UK; 
  • Only first degrees with evidence of a university offer can be considered.

Application Process

Applications for the Robertson Trust Scholarship close midnight, Sunday 22nd May 2022. To apply, please complete the following Find-a-Fund Application From and submit to along with the relevant documentation listed in the application form. 

Please contact if you have any questions about the Robertson Trust Scholarship and the application process.