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Applying for 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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The Scots Language Publication Grant 2020 is currently open for submissions. Applications will close Wednesday 15 April at 12 noon.

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.

Applications are welcome from publishers seeking assistance with:

Please see projects supported by the Scots Language Publication Grant in 2019 for examples of the kind of projects that have received funding in the past.

How to apply:

Please note that the application deadline is Wednesday 15 April at 12 noon. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

This application can be made available in other formats on request. If you need assistance with making your application or have other access needs, please get in touch. For all enquiries, please email applications@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

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.