Educational assistance is available each year in the form of scholarships for descendants of MacGregors as well as others who have a Scottish or Scots-Irish heritage. These scholarships are also available to ACGS members, and widows/widowers of members. One does not have to be a member of ACGS to apply. The scholarships are funded by investment income from the Charity and Education Fund. The amount of each scholarship is determined by the Board of Trustees and may vary from year to year.
Scholarship applications must be submitted to the Chair Person of the Scholarship Committee (See Application). They must be received no later than April 1, 2021. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
To download an application form go to: : General Scholarship Application. Follow instructions on the application.
In 2018, the Trustees offered a new scholarship, one that encourages Piping and hopefully a long term commitment to a MacGregor Piper. This scholarship will provide funds for a full week of tuition, board and meals at the North American Academy of Piping and Dancing, based in Valle Crucis, NC. This is next door to the site of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and is held around the Games. To apply, go to the Piping Scholarship application.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
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