Evelyn Nicholson Leinweber & Judy Schey Memorial Bursaries.

Deadline for all applications is August 19, 2016

Each year CUSGA awards bursaries in memory of Evelyn Nicholson Leinweber & Judy Schey. They were fondly known as the ‘Grand Ladies of Highland Dance’, Both ladies taught at their respective schools in south Calgary. Judy was a renown choreographer and her school continues today. Evelyn was a champion dancer in her youth and she continued to teach into her senior years. They both supported the Calgary Highland Games.

CUSGA is pleased to offer Bursaries and a Scholarship to competitors to help them in the pursuit of their education and highland arts. This year we will award one bursary in each of the following amounts:

Eligibility Requirements:

Essay Criteria: 

Essay Topic for the Bursary Submissions: Please tell us how you are involved in the Highland Community, what future plans you have and how this money will help your future plans. Include how you plan to spend the awarded money should you win.

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CUSGA Scholarships: In 2008 The Calgary United Scottish Games Association introduced the CUSGA Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all post-secondary students who participate in the Highland Arts and compete at the 2016 Calgary Highland Games. We offer one scholarship of $1,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

Essay Topic and Criteria for the Bursary Submissions: Each essay must be a minimum of 500 words each to a maximum of 1,000 words.

Essay One: How has your passion and drive for your Scottish activity, Piping, Drumming or Dancing had an influence on the person you are today?


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