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Applying to the Trust for a grant

The object of the Alice McCosh Trust is to advance education by providing
or assisting with grants for work or study related to natural history
and/or the environment.

It is anticipated that the Trustees will award a grant in the region of
£600 to £1000. The grant could, for example, cover the cost of a school
field trip or project, an expedition as part of a research project or the
development of new teaching materials for schools or institutes of higher

Applicants should note that:

  1. Applications should be emailed to the Trust Secretary between 1st October and 30th November each year. (Applications received at other times, or sent by post, will not be considered.)

  2. People of any age undertaking work or study related to natural history and/or the environment may apply.

  3. Preference will be given to individuals from (or work relating to) Scotland, England, Turkey and Uganda.

  4. Projects involving joining an existing commercial organisation on a pre-paid tour or expedition will not be considered.

Applicants should download and complete an application form here.

Full guidelines about applying for a grant from The Alice McCosh Trust can be found here.

For further queries or information please e-mail the Trust Secretary on (Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications.)