The Saltire Fellowship Programme

We have developed a six month, world class leadership development programme to grow and connect the talent driving the Scottish economy. The focus of the programme is on entrepreneurial leadership, experiential learning and a global mindset rooted in Scotland.

The Saltire Fellowship Programme provides Scotland with a pipeline of entrepreneurially minded leaders with the confidence and skills to take Scottish organisations to the next level. 

Applications for the 2018/19 programme are now closed. We will shortly begin recruitment for the 2019/20 programme. To register your interest, please get in touch with Tom Davie.

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Programme Overview


Designed and delivered in partnership with Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts, the Saltire Fellowship Programme will offer individuals access to a world-class executive leadership development programme with an experiential dimension.

The Saltire Fellowship Programme also welcomes company-enrolled candidates. To find out more how your company can engage with and benefit from the Fellowship, download our Companies Guide.

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Benefits of the Saltire Fellowship Programme

Why would you choose the Saltire Fellowship Programme over other executive leadership training?

The Saltire Fellowship Programme is a full time experiential executive leadership development training. It will equip you with the necessary skills to come back to Scotland with enhanced ability to lead and grow Scottish organisations.

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Saltire Fellowship Impact

Since 2009 the Saltire Fellowship Programme has seen seven cohorts of talented individuals undertaking the course, with 125 Fellow Alumni who have started or joined organisations to deliver tangible impact within them, and ultimately to Scotland.

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Who Is It For

• Do you feel you could accomplish more in your career?

• Do you want to attend the top ranked business school for entrepreneurship in the world as well as the UK’s business school of the year?

• Do you want to broaden your vision and ignite change both personally and professionally?

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Our selection process is very competitive. This enables us to invest in the best and brightest people who are committed to making Scotland a more prosperous society.

Applications for the 2018/19 programme are now closed. If you are interested in the 2019/20 programme, get in touch with Tom Davie.

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Financial Information

The total cost of the Saltire Fellowship is £32,000.

All candidates coming through open enrolment (OE) will be matched with a host company. This will allow us to match fund their contribution up to 50% of the total costs.

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Register your interest now for the 2019/20 programme

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