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TRT response to press reports

Our statement is now available.
April 2021

Over £1.9 million awarded to organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
March 2021

An Update on our 2021 Intern Scheme

Our Scholarship Training Officer, Gemma Manclark, gives an update on our Internship Scheme recruitment process for 2021. The fully-funded scheme was established in 2014 to help our current 3rd year Robertson Scholars enhance their C.V and gain valuable experience in the workplace before entering their final year of university.
Gemma Manclark March 2021

Over £1.6 million awarded to organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
March 2021

Poverty-related attainment gap: Time to think differently

Former Professor of Education at Strathclyde University, Sue Ellis, responds to our recently-commissioned evidence review of the poverty-related attainment gap.
Sue Ellis March 2021

Together We Help launched as part of Social Action Inquiry

In July 2020 Social Action Inquiry partners commissioned The Collective to lead on a short-term piece of research to capture the stories and lessons learned from communities coming together to help during the Coronavirus pandemic.
TRT Staff February 2021

Applying for a Wee Grant: Chat with the team

Wee Grants has now been running for 3 months. In this blog, we will look at some top tips for applying and share details of how you can chat about a potential application with our team.
Hayley Hutchison February 2021

Over £2.1 million awarded to organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
February 2021

New report: The Poverty-related Attainment Gap - Evidence Review

New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, has examined the evidence on the links between poverty, education and work pathways for young people in Scotland and across the UK. It found evidence that the poverty-attainment gap – already identified by the Scottish Government as a key priority – shows signs of increasing and risks being further compounded by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
TRT Staff February 2021

Voices: Venture Trust

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations who are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Venture Trust, a personal development charity supporting people aged 16 years and over who are struggling with complex circumstances to overcome these barriers and realise their potential.
Amelia Morgan February 2021

Vacancy: Scholarship Liaison Officer

The Robertson Trust is now recruiting a Scholar Liaison Officer to assist in the delivery of our Journey to Success Scholarship Programme.
TRT Staff January 2021

Latest funding awards across Scotland announced

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
January 2021

Response to press reports

Our statement is now available.
December 2020

Internship reflections: Stephanie Martin

Earlier this week, we put out a call to organisations interested in hosting a Robertson Scholar for our 2021 Summer Internship Scheme. In this blog, Stephanie Martin tells us about her experience with the National Library of Scotland in summer 2020.
Stephanie Martin December 2020

November funding awards announced

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in September.
December 2020