Evelyn Nicholson Leinweber & Judy Schey Memorial Bursaries.

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 Scholarships to competitors to help them in the pursuit of their education and highland arts. Each year 14 bursaries are awarded in the following amounts:

Eligibility Requirements:

Essay Criteria: 

The winners will be announced at the closing ceremonies of our Games. Good luck to all those who submitted.

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 2018 Calgary Highland Games. We offer two scholarships of $1,000 each.

Eligibility Requirements:

Essay Topic and Criteria for the Scholarship Submissions: The essays must be  no less than 500 words each. The essays must meet the criteria listed below.

First Essay Criteria: 

Second Essay Criteria: Evolution of the Highland Games

The winner will be announced at the closing ceremonies at our Games. Good luck to all those who submitted.