The Saltire Society Awards promote excellence in the arts and sciences.Awards run throughout the year in many different disciplines. The general public and members of the Saltire Society are encouraged to support and to put forward nominations for any of the Awards.

Awards are presented in the following categories:

The Saltire Society's civil engineering awards, made in association with the Institution of Civil Engineers, are made anually to recognise the excellence in civil engineering in Scotland. The awards have been showcasing the very best in Scottish Civil Engineering for over 30 years and will continue to do so in 2013.

This award was established in 1980 to encourage the singing of traditional Scottish songs by schools an junior choirs. The competition also embraces composition. The Saltire Society would like to thatnk the following for their continued support of the National Song Competition.

The Saltire Society Literature awards are given to books by living authors of Scottish descent or residing in Scotland or the book subject must be the work or life of a Scot or with a Scottish question, event or situation.

After receiving one of the largest submissions in its history, the Saltire Society has unveiled its 75th annual Architecture Awards at a high profile ceremony in Edinburgh today, with Scottish Minister for Housing and Transport, Keith Brown MSP, presenting the coveted gongs.

The Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award was established in 1988 and is presented in recognition of a significant contribution made to Scottish culture. Previous recipients include Tom Fleming, Donald Dewar, Gearge Davie, David Dachies, Robin Jenkins and Mackay Brown amongst others.