One of our goals at Chicago Scots is to reach out to the next generation of Scottish-American and Scottish-appreciative students.

R. Harper Brown Scholarship

We are proud to sponsor this scholarship program which honors the legacy of R. Harper Brown, Society Governor, Kinsman of the year and co-Chair of the Kith and Kin campaign, which raised $7 million to build the Georgeson wing of the Scottish Home. The purpose of this scholarship fund is to assist in defraying the cost of an American student’s study at a university in Scotland.

Applications will be accepted January 1st through June 1st. Please note: only applications containing all required documents will be considered. Finalists may be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee prior to the scholarship being granted.


Applicants should be at least a graduating senior in high school with an acceptance and intention to attend university in Scotland, OR a student at an accredited American college or university looking for a study-abroad experience in Scotland.

Selection Criteria

  • Scholastic achievement.
  • Potential for future activities that would make a contribution to the Chicago Scots, Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care and the Scottish-American community.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who reside within 100 miles of the greater Chicago area.
  • Preference will be given to members of the Chicago Scots, their children and grandchildren.
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For more information, please contact Tiffany Morgan at