2023 Impact Report

In 2023, The Saltire Scholar Programme connected 138 vibrant students with 75 host companies from across the world. This dynamic partnership not only facilitated an exchange of innovative ideas, diverse perspectives, and impactful internship projects but also continues to build on the foundations of a truly global network of entrepreneurial leaders that will help shape Scotland’s prosperity.

Download our 2023 Impact Report to read inspiring stories from our 2023 Saltire Scholars, Host Company Partners, and our Alumni.


Letters from Leadership

An entrepreneurial Scotland is a prosperous Scotland. That is why we exist, not just to change the lives of young people we work with, but to empower them to change the lives of many thousands more. Hear from our CEO, Sean McGrath, as he outlines our plans for growth in 2024 and beyond.


Programme Highlights

The Saltire Scholar Programme is far more than simply an internship programme, and the 2023 Programme cycle continued to demonstrate this in abundance. Hear from Head of the Saltire Scholar Programme, Kelly Glass, on the success of 2023 and our programme highlights.


Stories of Impact

Transformational’, ‘a once-in-a-life-time opportunity’, ‘the best thing I have ever done.’ The Saltire Scholar Programme is an impactful journey of growth for young people and host company partners alike. Hear about the short term and long term impact delivered through the programme from our 2023 cohort, Host Company Partners and Alumni.