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CDSNA, Ltd. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria


Each fiscal year Clan Douglas Society of North America, Ltd. will award up to four scholarships in the amount of $250.00 each. Applicants must be dedicated to continuing their instruction and furthering their education in the field of Scottish art, which includes piping, drumming, dancing, Scottish related languages or general Scottish studies.To be eligible, an applicant must have been an active member of Clan Douglas for a minimum of one year or a direct descendant of an active member. Active membership will be certified by the Secretary and determined as of April 30th following receipt of application for scholarship.  Members of the scholarship committee and their descendants are not eligible. Applications must be post marked by May 1st. Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, which will make recommendations to the board of directors for approval.  Recipients will be announced at the Annual General Meeting of Clan Douglas.

Criteria used by the Scholarship Committee in making its recommendations will include applicant’s:


  • Interest in and dedication to Scottish tradition.

  • Indication of accomplishments in chosen area of study.

  • Evidence of academic or artistic capability.


Recipients must submit a report upon completion of their studies for publication in the Clan Douglas newsletter, Dubh Ghlase. Please use the current application by clicking here.

For additional information you may write to:                                               

Gilbert F. Douglas lll
Scholarship Committee Chairperson
1868 Patton Chapel Rd
Birmingham, AL 35226-3317
Phone: 205-222-7664
Email - Contact Gilbert

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