Scholarships are awarded for:

  • Scholarships from the St. Andrews Society of Maine.Studies of Scottish culture (dance, music, language), history or industry (kilt-making, weaving, etc.)
  • Academic studies in courses reflecting Scottish heritage, which will be used to perpetuate Scottish culture.
  • Individual attendance at workshops.

Click here for scholarship application and guidelines:

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Guidelines

Note guidelines page must be signed.

Please send scholarship applications to:  

Jo-Ann St.Pierre
P. O. Box 566
Berwick, ME 03901



Ursa Beckford

Melanie Lee

Emelia Grace Linkel

Jordan McKinnon-Cote

Vera Maheu

Sophia Robertson








2015 Maine St. Andrews Scholarships

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to report the recipients for 2015.  They were:

Andrew Adams – attending drumming classes at Invermark College of Piping and Drumming in Schenectady, N.Y.

Logan Andrick – attending bagpiping classes at No. American Academy Piping and Drumming in Brevar, N.C.

Ursa Beckford – attending Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye in Scotland where he prepares for the Worlds Piping Competition in August.

Melanie Lee – attending Ohio Scottish Arts School for harp instruction in Rocky River, Ohio.

Vera Maheu – attending bagpiping classes at No. American Academy Piping and Drumming in Brevar, N.C.

Eric Paestow – attending fiddle classes at Acadia School of Traditional Music and Arts, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Teri Wadding – attending Kilt Kampt at Hamilton College in N.Y., where she will be instructed on kilt making.

In addition to the above scholarships, one is awarded to Pam Crane, an archaeologist, who works at the Somersett Dig as part of the St. Andrews Society’s Maine Ulster Scots Project.  Pam says her work “adds to goals of the Society by studying the material culture and lifeways of Ulster Scots and documenting the experience and adaptations of this first generation of Ulster Scots in Maine.  The archaeology of this site has engendered the interest of laymen and scholars from Maine, Canada, and the UK”