The Cross Trust

This charity gives grants to young Scots in financial need. Awards are made to individuals or organisations in Scotland, with the vast majority made to individuals. Applicants must be under 30 years of age as well as being of Scottish birth or parentage.

Individuals can submit an application under the following categories.

  • Awards for university or college courses
  • Awards for projects or studies

Other specific awards:

  • Vacation studies in the arts
  • Medical elective studies abroad
  • Horticultural studies - John Fife Travel Award

Deadlines for applications:

  • Awards for University or College Courses and Awards for Projects or Studies: 24 February, 9 June, 25 August 2022
  • Vacation Studies in the Arts: 1 April annually
  • Medical Elective Studies Abroad: 1 April, 30 September and 31 December annually
  • John Fife Travel Awards: 31 March annually
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