Journey to Success

Please note that The Robertson Trust has published its new Giving Strategy. This sets out the priorities we will have when awarding funds through our open grants programme. The existing application form and guidelines can still be used until July 31st. In line with our existing procedures, we will aim to assess and present all applications received by this date to our September Board meeting. In the event that we are unable to do so, your application may be held until our November meeting. In such cases a member of staff will contact you and provide any assistance required to realign your application with the new Giving Strategy. Find out all you need to know here.

Since 1992 The Trust has identified and assisted over 1000 young Scots who have the ability, but not necessarily the means, to get the most out of a university education.

As well as financial support, at the heart of our bursary award is a dedicated training and mentoring programme called Journey to Success, devised to ensure scholars are able to maximise their potential at university and compete successfully for graduate level jobs. Over 150 undergraduates are now supported through Journey to Success across Scotland each year.

Please note that no direct applications can be made to The Robertson Trust for our bursary scheme. All applications must be recommended via schools or universities.

Choose your section below:
  • I am a current scholar
  • I am from a school and wish to find out more about the application process
  • I am from a college or university and wish to find out more about the application process
  • I am an employer and interested in finding out more about the Summer Internship Programme

Hear from some of our Journey to Success alumni talking about their experience of the programme: