Clan Scott Society is a heritage organization and one of our primary aims is to provide scholarships to deserving individuals. Please see the description of each scholarship for applicant criteria. Scholarships are approved and awarded by the Board of Directors of the Clan Scott Society.
The application window for 2024 Scholarships will be opened on January 1, 2024 and the deadline is March 31, 2024. Award recipients will be notified in May 2024. Please click on the link to apply for a Clan Scott Scholarship.
Duke of Buccleuch Scholarship
Honoring the Chief of Clan Scott, the Duke of Buccleuch scholarship is awarded to a deserving student of performing arts
including fiddle, harp, bagpiping, Highland Dancing or any other Scottish performing arts.
Sir Walter Scott Scholarship
Each year, Clan Scott awards the Sir Walter Scott educational grant to a student that exemplifies outstanding dedication to literature or performing arts.
Jay Sparks Memorial Scholarship
Jay Sparks was a Member-At-Large for the Clan Scott Society at the time of his untimely passing.
This award was created in his memory, as a way of honoring his contributions to the society.
Harry Bowman Scholarship
This award was created in memory of Harry J. Bowman, former clan bagpiper and Chieftain of Clan Scott.
This scholarship is open to those individuals seeking financial support for their pursuit and study of highland dancing or piping education.
Clark R. Scott Memorial Scholarship
This award was created in memory of Clark Scott, former Chieftain of Clan Scott. This scholarship is open to college students majoring in
history, government, political science, or economics at a U.S. University.
Order of the Stag
The Order of the Stag is awarded annually to individuals who have made great contributions to the mission of the Clan Scott Society.
Past recipients include:
2006 Kelly Davis
2007 Ron Reeps
2008 Mark Young
2009 David Scott
2010 Charles Sherwood
2011 Harry Bowman
2012 Charlie & Jacque Scott
2013 Clark & Judith Scott
2014 Sue Anne Scott Ramsey
2015 Carolyn McCracken-Flesher
2016 Christine Argyle
2017 Kevin Scott
2018 Bryon Scott
2019 David Scott
2021 Ian Scott
2023 Forrest Shields