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. 

We are now recruiting for aspiring individuals to be part of the 2017/18 cohort, who will commence their leadership journey in September 2017. Register your interest to find out more. 

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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.

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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 six cohorts of talented individuals undertaking the course, with 107 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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Second round applications for the 2017/18 Saltire Fellowship Programme are now open.

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.

Interested in applying? All key dates and important information to support your application are now available.

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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.

In addition, OE candidates will receive a stipend during their 12 weeks working with their hosts. Stipends will be contingent to meeting the host company's working criteria which will be agreed before starting the project.

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