We are looking for the best and the brightest that Scotland has to offer and particularly we are looking for those who would not otherwise have access to this type of opportunity.
Saltire Scholars are selected because they have the potential to be part of the next generation of business leaders in Scotland. Saltire Scholars are a diverse group of ambitious, passionate, independent, globally-minded, energetic and enthusiastic individuals from a wide variety of academic backgrounds who share a passion for building a brighter Scottish economy.
|Characteristics of Saltire Scholars include:
- Positive Work Ethic
- Takes Initiative
- Entrepreneurial Promise
- Professional Behaviour
In 2012 there were 91 Saltire Scholars representing 13 Scottish universities interning across 5 continents within a variety of sectors. The 2012 Scholar cohort included a professional model, world class piper, student newspaper editor, champion boxer and several student entrepreneurs.
Successful candidates will gain an invaluable insight into the workings of business operations on a practical level. They will also be given opportunities to develop their leadership and gain lifelong participation in the Saltire Foundation Alumni Network.
The programme, which is designed to be competitive, challenging and compelling, will also inspire and develop the following qualities:
- Confidence - Competence - Core Skills - Capacity to succeed - Ambition
You will return energised with a fresh passion and enthusiasm, ably equipped to seize the rich opportunities that Scotland has to offer.
If you believe you can be one of the business leaders of tomorrow and help change the future of Scotland, find out more about the application process.