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 SC008760.
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 dependents:
Around £15,000 is available for educational grants each year. Educational grants range from £280 to £1,750.
The John Lang Macfarlane Fund grants range from £280 to £2,000 made during the year.
The Robertson Chaplin Fund awards grants of £2,244.
To apply for an educational grant, 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 for The John Lang Macfarlane Fund grant.
Click here to download an application form for The Robertson Chaplin Fund awards grant.
Completed application forms should be sent to: Kirsty Ashworth, Azets, 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.
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