Mentorships and placements

The University of Glasgow will find a suitable external mentor and placement opportunity for every James McCune Smith Scholar, no matter what area of research the Scholar chooses. We have commitments in principle from the following organisations:

  • Canon Medical Europe
  • CTS | Ferroperm Piezoceramics
  • Deloitte
  • Edinburgh TV Festival
  • Edinburgh University Press
  • Enable Scotland
  • Glasgow City Region Intelligence Hub
  • Glasgow Women’s Library
  • GSK
  • Historic Environment Scotland
  • The Hunterian
  • Interfaith Glasgow
  • The Iona Community
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Kelvin Nanotechnology
  • Migration Policy Scotland
  • National Library of Scotland
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • National Trust for Scotland
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics
  • NXP
  • Sellafield
  • Shelter
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • South of Scotland Enterprise Agency
  • Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland
  • TV Foundation 
  • Women's Enterprise Scotland


Companies interested in sponsoring this programme

We welcome all contacts from industry, government, non-governmental or other organisations; please email to express your interest.

If you would like to discuss how you could be involved in mentoring, placements, funding or to find out more about this opportunity please get in touch.