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Saltire Scholars Internship Programme 

Applications for the 2020 Programme are now closed! 

For candidates in our 2020 Candidate Pool, please see the table below for full information on when each internship list will be published.


List 1 List 2 List 3 List 4 List 5 List 6
(for projects starting later than 15th June)
Internship List published Tuesday 21st Jan Thurs 13th Feb Fri 6th Mar Now closed As and when required As and when required
Candidate deadline for cover letters 11.59pm
Sun 2nd Feb
Sun 23rd Feb
Sun 15th March
Now closed As and when required As and when required
Notifications sent to candidates Tues 11th Feb  Thurs 5th March Wed 25th March In progress As and when required As and when required

The Saltire Programmes exist to accelerate the development of Scotland's most promising talent by giving them unique opportunities to work with and learn from the world's leading players.

In the summer of 2019, the Saltire Scholars Internship Programme provided 181 fully-funded internships in Scotland and abroad, working with leading global and entrepreneurial organisations. We aim to nurture the next generation of leaders for Scotland, through opportunity and network. More information about the Saltire Scholars Internship Programme can be found on our website.

The Saltire Scholars Internship Programme is open to penultimate year undergraduate students from Scottish universities and from all degree disciplines. We advise that you consult your careers service before submitting your application. Further details of the programme, including the application process can be viewed via this video presentation

Once registered on our online platform, all email communications from the Saltire Scholar team will come from - please ensure this email address is added to your list of safe senders. If you don't receive any email notifications, please check your junk mail folder, or contact us.

For any questions on the programme, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.