The Glasgow Highland Society

The Society was founded in 1727 to provided funding for students of a Highland extraction or decent who are undertaking a course of academic or vocational study at an educational institution located within the “G” postcode.

The Society gives out annual grants generally at a level of around £100 per student per annum.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

  • Students (or at least one of their Parents’) was born or brought up in one of the former Scottish counties of Argyll, Inverness, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland or Caithness


  • The Student is undertaking a course of study at a recognised educational institution located within the “G” postcode

How to apply?

Application forms are available to download on the Alexander Sloan website Glasgow Highland Society webpage

The applicant's university or college has to sign a confirmation form that must be sent back with the application form.

Please note: Grants are only awarded once a year and the closing date for applications for 2017/2018 was 10 November 2017. The closing date for 2018/2019 will be a similar date in November 2018.  


Contact details

c/o Alexander Sloan Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers
180 St Vincent Street
G2 5SG

Anything wrong with this page?

What is wrong with this page?

Please enter what you'd like to report
Please enter the security code shown

Thank you for letting us know.