The browser you are using is out of date and is no longer supported. To view and use this site correctly, please update your browser to the latest version.

We're changing

We have created a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

Research into the historic environment: archaeology and ancient monuments

Military remains

The Hunter Archaeological Trust

The Hunter Archaeological Trust funds research into the history and archaeology of the Middle Ages in Scotland. Grants are available for many different kinds of project including;

  • Research fieldwork
  • Employment of temporary research assistants, technical staff or other specialists to write up field results preparatory to publication.
  • Support for scholars and independent researchers
  • Grants in aid of publication of syntheses or survey papers relative to the period and area of the Trust’s interest.

Applications should be sent by the end of January, marked “Hunter Archaeological Trust”,  to;

Mr W.F.T. Anderson,
Messrs. Russel & Aitken Solicitors
King’s Court
High Street

Strathmartine Trust

The Strathmartine Trust awards various grants to support the completion of research projects and the publication of works on Scottish history.

Leverhulme Foundation

The Leverhulme Foundation awards a variety of grants including grants for research projects, research fellowships and academic collaborations.

Aggregates Levy

The Aggregates Levy Fund is currently managed in Scotland through Forward Scotland, which runs several schemes to distribute funds to communities who can demonstrate they have been affected by quarrying or aggregate extraction. Public access to any facilities created is vital.

Related External Links