ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award call for applications now open

SWEA is a Scotland-wide collaborative pilot scheme designed to improve the number and quality of successful research engagement projects. Inter-institutional collaborations are also encouraged.

  • This call will close on Friday 25th October 2019 at 5pm.
  • A second call will open in early January and close on Friday 27th March 2020.

Full details of the call can be found at www.scotpen.org/swea , along with guidance for applicants and copy of the application form.

Applications need to be submitted your university’s public engagement teams, so be aware there may be an early internal deadline for proposals.

Please contact your university’s public engagement lead prior to completing your application form .

Public Engagement Leads

University & College Contact Email
Heriot WattHeriot Watt Engage team HWEngage@hw.ac.uk  
Edinburgh Napier Dawn Smith dawn.smith@napier.ac.uk
UoE / CMVM Hazel Lambert hazel.lambert@ed.ac.uk
UoE / CSE Stuart Dunbar s.dunbar@ed.ac.uk
UoE / CAHSS Shonagh McEwan shonagh.mcewan@ed.ac.uk
UoE / Central Heather Rea h.j.rea@ed.ac.uk


For University of Edinburgh the internal deadline for sending completed applications to college public engagement leads is  5pm Thursday 17th October. 

You can find more local University of Edinburgh support for your public engagement work here:

ScotPEN will be organising training and networking events to support applicants. Further information will follow.