Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust

Formerly the Edinburgh and District Master Builders' Charitable Trust, Scottish Charity Number SCO29604.

The Trust is long established by Trust Deed and was reconstituted in December 1999 with a change of name in October 2007.

The Trust's objectives are to:

  • Provide financial support to persons in reduced circumstances who have been involved with the building trade in the Lothians with particular emphasis on owners and senior employees of companies.
  • Advance education by giving scholarships to students in local universities and colleges (Heriot-Watt University, Napier University, West Lothian College and Edinburgh College) who are involved in skills relating to the building industry.
  • Provide prizes and awards to the above organisations to encourage skills relating to the building trade.

The Trust invites applications from persons in reduced circumstances, who should complete and return the form below. In the region of £10,000 is available for this purpose per annum.

Representatives of the Trust liaise with the local universities and colleges who arrange applications and interviews. Up to £9,000 per annum is available for scholarships to deserving students.

Grants are also given to university and college students in need.

Applications

The application form should be completed and forwarded to the appropriate department of the university or college.

Click here to download the scholarship application form.

Click here to download the student application form.

Click here to download the form for those in reduced circumstances who have been involved with the building trade in the Lothians.

The Trustees decide what prizes should be funded in consultation with the relevant universities and colleges.

All correspondence should be sent to:

Fiona Watson, Scott-Moncrieff (Secretaries & Treasurers), Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BL.