Saltire Scholar Internship Programme 2023

Please read our guidance below before applying to the 2023 Saltire Scholar Internship Programme.

Application tips

The following application form will ask you to:

  • Submit your personal details, such as your full name, address, university details, a photo of your student university ID and more.
  • Answer a series of questions that help us understand more about you as a person and your ambitions to join the programme.


TOP TIPS

Please use Chrome. We have been made aware of issues with other browsers, particularly with safari on iPhone.

We also recommend that you clear your cookies each time you visit our application page.

To ensure that your answers are saved, we recommend answering the questions in a word document before you submit your application. You can alternatively film your responses and submit a video instead.

There is no Save & Return feature.

Your response must be a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 200 words or a maximum of two minutes long for each video response.

For security reasons, the application will time-out after 20 minutes (this is why we recommend you prepare your answers in advance of starting the application).

In the event of technical issues, and to protect loss of your work, we recommend you save a copy of your answers before you click submit.



APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 1PM ON MONDAY 17TH OCTOBER.

If you have any problems during your application submission, please contact saltire.scholars@entrepreneurialscotland.com

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Important Information: University Eligibility

We partner with all of Scotland's universities and each provides a financial contribution to help make our internships possible. As such, every student who becomes a Saltire Scholar has their high-quality internship experience part-funded by their university. Each university makes independent budgeting decisions based on their own individual strategic plans and they will choose which types of internships they wish to fund.


Please check below to see if your university has any specific criteria you need to be aware of.

Before applying to the Saltire Scholar Programme, students at the University of Edinburgh must qualify as Widening Participation according to the University of Edinburgh’s WP criteria.

Should they reach the Candidate Pool, Widening Participation students at the University of Edinburgh, are eligible to apply for any Scotland based role as well as international & virtual international roles. The eligibility of all University of Edinburgh students will be cross-checked by their university to ensure WP qualification is met.

We partner with all of Scotland's universities and each provides a financial contribution to help make our internships possible.

As such, every student who becomes a Saltire Scholar has their high-quality internship experience part-funded by their university.

Each university makes independent budgeting decisions based on their own individual strategic plans and they will choose which types of internships they wish to fund.

Students at the University of Glasgow, should they reach the Candidate Pool, are eligible to apply for any Scotland based role as well as international & virtual international roles.

We partner with all of Scotland's universities and each provides a financial contribution to help make our internships possible.

As such, every student who becomes a Saltire Scholar has their high-quality internship experience part-funded by their university.

Each university makes independent budgeting decisions based on their own individual strategic plans and they will choose which types of internships they wish to fund.

Students at the University of Stirling, should they reach the Candidate Pool, are eligible to apply for any Scotland based role as well as virtual international roles.

We partner with all of Scotland's universities and each provides a financial contribution to help make our internships possible.

As such, every student who becomes a Saltire Scholar has their high-quality internship experience part-funded by their university.

Each university makes independent budgeting decisions based on their own individual strategic plans and they will choose which types of internships they wish to fund.

Submit your application

Click the link below to go to our careers platform to submit your application.

Closing date: 1pm on Monday 17th October.