Postgraduate Grants

The McGlashan Charitable Trust provides a number of grants of around £500-£1,500 each year for postgraduate study.

Guidelines and Criteria

Applications are considered from individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • under 30 at the start of the period of study relating to the application
  • applying for postgraduate study only
  • i) born in Scotland and studying, or planning to study, in Scotland or abroad OR ii) born elsewhere and currently studying, or planning to study, in Scotland
  • applications to be made on the appropriate form, fully completed and providing the additional material requested
  • receipt of applications will be acknowledged


  • application to be submitted by email by the 31 May deadline (late applications will not be considered)
  • applicants notified of decisions on grants in early July

Further information

  • where requisite qualifications, or course offer, are yet to be confirmed, a conditional grant might be offered
  • successful candidates are required to notify the Trust should the circumstances of the purpose of their grant change significantly.  That would not necessarily result in withdrawal of the grant
  • the Trustees request a report on progress of study, at the end of the term of a grant