Murdoch Charitable Trust

THE MURDOCH TRUST REGISTERED IN SCOTLAND CHARITY NO SC004031 REG OFFICE AT THE SIGNET LIBRARY, PARLIAMENT SQ, EDINBURGH EH1 1RF

PURPOSES

To provide financial relief and support for amateur and professional scientists, who have a practical interest in the pursuit of science in any of its forms.

WHO MAY APPLY

  • Individuals over the age of 50. There is a preference for individuals living in Scotland, or with a clear Scottish connection, but people from elsewhere in the UK are also eligible.
  • Organisations whose purposes align with those of the Murdoch Trust may also apply

EXAMPLES OF GRANTS

  • Financial assistance with transport.
  • Financial assistance with furniture and home repairs.
  • Purchase of computers and equipment.
  • Grants for well-being and care.
  • Personal expenses.


HOW TO APPLY

Criteria and an application form available here. If you would prefer a copy of the application form to be sent to you by post please contact Anna Bennett WS.

Online application is available below.

TRUSTEES

Professor Malcolm McMahon (Professor of Physics, University of Edinburgh), Chairman
Professor Dirk Kroon (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh)
Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones (Professor of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh)
David Neil Macdonald (MCIBS TEP)

TO MAKE A GIFT OR DONATION

All contributions are welcome. For further information, or a gift aid donation form, please contact Anna Bennett WS.