Funding For Watsonians

The Watsonian Benevolent Fund

The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide relief for former pupils and former members of the staff of George Watson's College and their dependants who may be in circumstances requiring financial or other aid.

For further information please contact the Development Office on development@gwc.org.uk

History of the Benevolent Fund (PDF)

Kerr Fry Awards

Study awards for graduates of the University of Edinburgh and who are also former pupils of George Watson's College.

These research awards are for people who, because of their circumstances, would not normally be able to give up their usual work. For further information, please see the University of Edinburgh website.

Kerr-Fry PhD Scholarship

One scholarship will be available to former pupils of at least three years standing at George Watson's College, Edinburgh who have been accepted at the University of Edinburgh on a full-time PhD degree programme in any subject offered by the University. For further information, please see the University of Edinburgh website.

The Merchant Company Charities

The Merchant Company administers a number of charitable trusts some of which may be accessible to Watsonians. For more information please follow this link.

Learn More about the Merchant Company Charities