The Society provides grants to assist in the education of children of Ministers of the Church of Scotland where such assistance is needed.
The Society was incorporated in 1792 and is now constituted under the Clergy Societies Scheme 1934. Scottish Charity Number SCO08760.
Sons and daughters should normally be between the ages of 12 and 25 and preference is given to families with a low income.
There are also limited funds to support other dependants:
£15,000 is available for educational grants during the year. Last year, 25 grants were made ranging from £230 to £1,730.
The John Lang Macfarlane Fund has £6,000 available for distribution and three grants of £2,500 to £3,500 were made during the year.
The Robertson Chaplin Fund has £1,000 available and one grant of £2,200 was paid last year.
To apply, download and complete the below application form. Applications should be sent in no later than 31 May each year and grants are distributed by early September.
Click here to download an application form and send it to:
Fiona Watson, Scott-Moncrieff, Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BL.
This Society co-operates with the Glasgow Society of Sons & Daughters of Ministers of the Church of Scotland and the Esdaile Trust in the distribution of grants for the benefit of students.