Robert Burns Scholarship

Each year, the SAS gives a $500 scholarship to a college-bound High School Senior or a student who is already enrolled in a college. Applicants, who come from the local area, must demonstrate an interest in or connection to: Scottish ancestry, history, culture, art or music.

We ask that applicants be from the Southern tier of New York State. Thank you.



Bruce Stewart Memorial Scholarship

The Society also oversees the selection of a recipient for the Bruce Stewart Memorial Scholarship which is presented by the family of the late beloved member of the SAS.





George Cunningham Scottish Essay Award

Essay Award given in memory of George Cunningham, native Scot, dearly missed founding member and first chief of the Scottish American Sociery, Bagpiper in the Caledonian Highlanders, singer of Scottish songs, talented artist and engineer, Renaissance man.

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