The RSE Scotland SCIO is Scottish Charity No. (SC043194) connected to the RSE. Established in 2012, its charitable purposes are:
(a) the advancement of education;
(b) the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; and
(c) the advancement of citizenship or community development
To support this it utilises the broad intellectual resources and talents of the Fellowship of the RSE and related bodies, as appropriate, to enhance the intellectual and cultural advancement of Scotland.
The RSE Young Academy of Scotland currently operates under its auspices.