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Bank Of Scotland Tercentenary Travel Study Scholarship, SC022088
Registered charity from 15 November 1993
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressThe Merchant Hall
22 Hanover Street
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH2 2EP
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.mcoe.org.uk
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The purpose of the Trust is to promote and advance education and learning by the provision of an annual scholarship award to be known as "The Bank of Scotland Tercentenary Travel Study Scholarship", payable out of the income of the Trust Fund, to a Pupil, or former pupil of George Watson's College in Edinburgh ("the School") who is in either of years S5 or S6 or their equivalents in the year in which the award is made and who, in the opinion of the School's Principal, has shown distinction in his or her academic studies and who will use that award either: (a) to assist with the financing of a period of study out with the United Kingdom but within Europe with that study being into or connected with the economic structure, commerce or finance of the country or countries in which it is carried out and lasting for a minimum period of two months and a maximum period of six months, or (b) to assist with the financing of the obtaining and carrying out of work experience or management instruction in any part of Europe other than the United Kingdom, for a period not exceeding three months.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 20 Feb 2024
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Trust (founding document is a deed of trust) (other than educational endowment)
Constitutional Form Date: 15 Nov 1993
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: More than one local authority area in Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of education"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Children or young people"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activity undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Jul 2019 £629 £48 11 Feb 2020 Yes
31 Jul 2020 £691 £52 23 Feb 2021 Yes
31 Jul 2021 £473 £0 22 Mar 2022 Yes
31 Jul 2022 £581 £30 26 Apr 2023 Yes
31 Jul 2023 £1,204 £0 15 Feb 2024 Yes Not published by OSCR
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Section 39 Reorganisation Reports
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SC022088 Bank of Scotland Tercentenary Travel Study Scholarship (SC022088) (‘the charity’) has applied to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) for approval of a reorganisation scheme for a transfer of the property of the charity (after satisfaction of liabilities) to another charity under section 42(3)(b) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (the 2005 Act). The trustees propose to transfer the assets of the charity to: The Royal Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh Charitable Trust (SC051300) (‘Recipient Charity’) 28 May 2024 25 Jun 2024 Bank of Scotland Tercentenary Travel Study Scholarship Publication Summary -

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