Graduate Recruitment Fund

Support provided by Invest in West Lothian West Lothian Council

What does this involve?

A grant of £10,000 is available for businesses in West Lothian to help them fund graduate positions in the following areas: cyber security, Green Champions and STEM. Each position must be for a minimum of 12 months and pay an annual salary of at least £25,000. 

Cyber security roles should:

  • help safeguard your business and systems from cyber threats
  • identify areas for improvements, efficiency and business growth

Green Champion roles should:

  • focus on identifying opportunities for your business within the net zero landscape
  • improve or implement processes and approaches to sustainability

STEM roles should:

  • promote new ideas, products or processes that will lead to improved business efficiencies and business growth

Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you are a West Lothian-based business keen to recruit graduates in cyber security, Green Champion or STEM roles.

Each position must be for a minimum of 12 months and pay an annual salary of at least £25,000. 

 

What does this cost?

It is free to apply for the grant.

The grant amount is £10,000, and each graduate role must pay a salary of at least £25,000. You will have to cover the remainder of the graduate salary and any other costs above the grant amount.

Who is this for?

Businesses based in West Lothian.

How long does this take?

Once your eligibility and suitability have been confirmed, your application can be approved within 10 working days.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying, submit an enquiry on the Invest in West Lothian website and a member of their team will contact you.

 

Support provided by Invest in West Lothian West Lothian Council

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