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The Scots Language Publication Grant

The Scots Language Publication Grant exists to support Scottish publishers to publish and promote work written in Scots.

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Applications for The Scots Language Publication Grant are currently closed.

Funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Scottish Book Trust, the Scots Language Publication Grant was created by the Scots Language Resource Network to support Scottish publishers to publish and promote work written in Scots. The grant is designed to cover publishing costs such as editing, advances, illustrations and cover design, typesetting, printing and marketing.

Interested in the kind of projects supported in 2022? Discover the 2022 awardees.

For all enquiries, please email applications@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

About the grant

The grant aims to support publishers seeking assistance with:

Previous awardees

Since launching in 2019, the grant has supported the publication of a brilliant range of Scots books, including both new work and translated texts. Learn more about the books published through the grant.

About the Scots Language Resource Network

The Scots Language Resource Network meets twice a year to discuss the coordination and publication of new and existing resources (online and in print) that support speakers, readers, writers, teachers, learners and students of Scots. It currently includes representatives from the following organisations:

The publication grant is funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Scottish Book Trust.