St. Andrew's Society Scholarship

DEADLINE:
Applications due: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 11:59pm via CARAT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
The Society provides funding for two Scottish graduate students to study in the US and two Scottish-American students to study in Scotland.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Initiated by the Society at its 200th anniversary in 1956, the Saint Andrews’s Society Scholarship Program has consistently attracted the top students from the most competitive institutions of learning; including, Harvard University, St. Andrews University, Edinburgh University, New York University, University of Glasgow, Oxford University, Cambridge, Columbia University, etc.

It is the scholarship committee’s usual practice to invite six (6) finalists to a luncheon in New York City during February or early March. Following this meeting, two (2) of these finalists will be awarded a scholarship for graduate study in Scotland.

Eligibility:
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and graduating Harvard College seniors who can demonstrate some Scottish descent, and must reside or attend school within 250 miles of New York State. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Benefits:
The Society provides funding for two Scottish graduate students to study in the US and two Scottish-American students to study in Scotland. Each scholarship currently provides funds of $35,000 to be used initially against tuition, then board, transportation and other expenses. Please note: the award will likely not be able to cover all expenses

Selection Criteria:
Candidates should possess the qualifications which will enable them to be good ambassadors for the United States while in Scotland.  The basis for selection shall include the student’s:

  • Academic achievement
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
  • Clarity of career purpose in pursuing the graduate studies
  • Statement of personal objectives

 

  • Applications due: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 11:59pm via CARAT
  • Selection Committee meeting: mid- to late November
  • National deadline: December 15, 2022

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