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 findafund@napier.ac.uk along with the relevant documentation listed in the application form. 

Please contact findafund@napier.ac.uk if you have any questions about the Robertson Trust Scholarship and the application process.