National Library of Scotland

The Fulbright National Library of Scotland Award covers a six-month research project for an appropriate discipline at the institution.

The National Library of Scotland is a reference library with world-class collections. It is also Scotland's largest library and one of the major research libraries in Europe.

Its collections range from rare historical documents to online journals, covering every subject. The library specialises in Scotland's knowledge, history and culture.

  • One of Europe's major research libraries, with around 24m items in its collections
  • Scotland's legal deposit library
  • A reference library — it does not lend items, although copies of some books are available through Scottish local libraries.

Grant amount

  • £2,750 per month

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.