St. Andrews Society About & Eligibility

About the Scholarship

The St. Andrew's Society Scholarship funds three American students of Scottish heritage to study in Scotland. Funded by the St. Andrew's Society of the State of New York, the scholarship seeks "to promote cultural interchange and goodwill between Scotland and the United States."

Dartmouth can nominate one applicant for this award.


A candidate for the St. Andrews Society Scholarship must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a senior graduating in the spring who can demonstrate the significance of studying in Scotland
  • Have some Scottish descent
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, accomplishments in extracurricular activities, and "qualifications which will enable [students] to be good ambassadors for the United States while in Scotland"
  • Have financial need
  • Submit proof of application to their selected school

Preference is given to candidates who have not previously studied in the UK.

Application Process

Dartmouth's Fellowship Advising process is designed to provide applicants with feedback throughout the process. 

As a first step, read the St. Andrews Scholarship website carefully.

Dartmouth can endorse one student each year for the St. Andrews Scholarship. To learn how to apply for endorsement and see relevant deadlines, read about Dartmouth's St. Andrews Application Process on the Canvas site.