Fieldwork & Expedition Grants

A number of grants may be available to pupils who have successfully completed Higher or Advanced Higher Geography courses in the last year or current academic session and who now wish to undertake some form of organised fieldwork or expedition with a view to extending their geographical education.

Pupils who wish to apply for a grant should write a letter of application which provides the following information:

  • SQA Higher or Advanced Higher Geography qualifications
  • A description of the fieldwork/expedition to be undertaken and details of confirmed travel plans
  • Estimated cost of the fieldwork/expedition
  • An account of how this fieldwork/expedition will enhance their understanding of Geography

Letters of application should be accompanied by an open reference supporting the application by a Geography teacher who knows the pupil.

Letters and supporting applications should be sent to :

Reports from pupils who have received grants

Megan & Rosy – South Africa

Ellon – Tanzania

Amy – Tanzania