R. Harper Brown Scholarship 

The CHICAGO SCOTS are proud to sponsor this scholarship program which honors the legacy of R. Harper Brown, Society Governor, Clansman of the year and co-Chair of the Kith and Kin campaign, which raised $7 million to build the newest wing of the Scottish Home. Harper believed that our Society will remain relevant and compelling to future generations by offering support to the brightest among our Scottish community as they pursue academic excellence. The purpose of this Scholarship Fund is to assist in defraying the cost of an American student's study at a university in Scotland. 


At least a graduating senior in high school with an acceptance and intention to attend university in Scotland of a student at an accredited American college or university looking for a study abroad experience. 

selection criteria

  • Scholastic achievement

  • Potential for future activities that would make a contribution to the CHICAGO SCOTS, our Scottish Home, Caledonian House, 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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