Mining Institute of Scotland Trust (Education Fund)

The Mining Institute of Scotland Trust has an Education Fund which has three components:

Norman Henderson Prize

The Trustees can purchase annually a medal to be presented to the author of any paper considered by them to be of outstanding merit.

Sam Mavor Travelling Scholarship

The Trustees can award bursaries or prizes to a student or students of the MIS to enable them to visit places, works or mines or any such place of special interest to them as may be determined by the Trustees.

Cunningham Scholarship

The Trustees can provide scholarships for education in the science of mining, insight into contemporary mining methods, or visiting/studying mines anywhere in the world.

Last updated on 11 March 2018

Who is eligible?

Students of the Mining Institute of Scotland or people living in Scotland wanting to study mining.

How to apply?

Contact Mr Keith Donaldson, Hon Secretary/Treasurer MIST at the contact address below for more information.

Other information

The Institute also has a Benevolent Fund for former MIS members and their dependents.

It also has a General Fund  to promote or otherwise benefit mining education in the United Kingdom. It can also be used to obtain and disseminate scientific knowledge and technical information conducive to the efficient and safe working of stratified deposits including arranging, hosting, sponsoring and funding conferences and seminars.

Contact details

14/9 Burnbrae Drive
EH12 8AS
Telephone: 0131 629 7861