Inverness Field Club Bursary

Award made to people living in Scotland undertaking research in the Highlands area that are of interest to the Funders


The Inverness Field Club Bursary is awarded annually to people living in Scotland. The Bursary is worth £1,000 normally payable in two instalments. It is awarded for original research into any subject pertaining to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland that the Council considers to lie within the traditional interest of the Club, as follows:

  • Earth Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Geography and Environment
  • Social and Economic History
  • Dark Age and Medieval History
  • Scottish History
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Country Life
  • People and Places

How to apply:

Applicants will be required to submit a written case for consideration, a career history and the names of two referees – one of whom should have a good knowledge of the applicant’s academic ability and competence to undertake the research. Applicants should be prepared to offer themselves for interview if required to do so. The Committee expects each project to be completed within two years with the submission of a fully sourced paper. The recipient of the Bursary Award will be asked to give a lecture to members of the Inverness Field Club within this time limit. Help will be offered from Club members experienced in presentation and public speaking if required.

In addition to the Bursary Committee, staff from a number of Universities have agreed to help in the assessment of any applications received.

Application Forms are now available to download here, and should be returned by 31st January 2017 to Mrs Margaret Gill, Hon. Secretary at the following email address: 


c/o Margaret Gill (Secretary)
38 Braeside Park


Last updated: July 1, 2020 4:35 pm

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