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Each year, the Gaelic College is proud to award such generous bursaries to many grateful summer-school youth. We wish to extend our greatest thanks to all donors for their years of giving and wonderful support for the arts.

All bursaries distributed by the Gaelic College are based on need and interest. Two letters of support from a non-relative should accompany application. If mailing, May 24 postmark is acceptable. All students should apply to:

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College
51779 Cabot Trail,
St. Ann’s, Nova Scotia,
B0E 1B0
TEL: (902) 295-3411 | FAX: (902) 295-2912
E-MAIL: school@gaeliccollege.edu

Alex Currie Memorial Bursary for Bagpipe: A $500.00 bursary provided by the international Clan Currie Society and named for the famed Cape Breton piper, Alex Currie. This bursary is available to any deserving piping student and comes with no eligibility restrictions. The Gaelic College Bursary will make the decision on the recipient of this generous award with special attention to the student’s interest and need.


The John Allan Cameron Bursary: This bursary was created by the very generous Celtic Colours Festival Volunteer Drive’er Association who wished to express their respect and appreciation to the “Godfather of Celtic Music” – John Allan Cameron. Even though the Celtic world has lost a great spokesman, John Allan is still promoting his beloved Celtic roots through this bursary.


Peggy MacAskill Bursary: Peggy MacAskill was a dear friend and long-time employee of Colaisde na Gàidhlig. These awards are funded by her friends and are awarded to students from Victoria County with financial need who are pursuing studies in Nova Scotia Gaelic and Culture at Colaisde na Gàidhlig.


Clan Donald Bursary: These funds are awarded to a student(s) falls under the following criteria: (1) Recipient must show a reasonable level of interest and ability in their chosen discipline. (2) Financial need is a consideration and (3) In the case of more than one applicant qualifying equally for the bursary, preference will be given to the applicant with a connection to Clan Donald or any of the septs of Clan Donald.