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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Scottish Book Trust - Live Literature School Residencies


The programme will offer 10 schools, early years or nurseries in Scotland a fully-funded author-in-residence. Each residency will contain 12 sessions carried out by one author from their database.

The database includes over 700 professional writers, poets, playwrights, spoken word artists, illustrators, graphic novelists, screenwriters and storytellers. Residencies should inspire a love of creative writing and reading.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant, Other resources
Type of cost:

Fund award sizes

Premium information

Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

Early years settings, schools and further education settings working with students under 18 in Scotland can apply. Organisations in Scotland standing in the place of school for young people who are not in mainstream education can apply e.g. residential units.

When to apply

The Live Literature School Residencies programme is currently open for applications for the 2021/22 period.

How to apply

Download an application form from the website complete it and email it to

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training

Beneficiaries funded: Children Young people

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Scottish Book Trust