through the Charles O. Gordon Memorial Scholarship Program to our
youth (and the young at heart) who wish to further their tutelage in the Scottish
Arts including but not limited to piping, highland drumming, highland dance,
fiddle, heavy athletics and Gaelic language study. One scholarship is reserved
for the Grade IV Junior Piper of the Day at Grandfather Mountain Highland
Games, two will be awarded as individual scholarship grants. The application
process for 2013 will accept applications from November 1, 2012 and
received no later than March 23, 2013. Announcement to be made April
All applicants of at least ten years of age who are involved in learning a Scottish Art are welcome to apply
for the Charles O. Gordon Memorial Scholarship for the Scottish Arts. The scholarship is given based on
the need and commitment of the applicant. You do not need to be a member or a descendant of a
member of the House of Gordon to apply.
The scholarship will be given as a cash grant in an amount at the discretion of the Board of Directors but
not to exceed $500.00.
All recipients must write an acknowledgement of receipt and a follow-up letter of their progress and/or
experience in their chosen Scottish art for publication in the House of Gordon USA publication, In The
Please download the application and post the complete application with picture and essay to:
House of Gordon USA
Charles O. Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
CHARLES O. GORDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2013
We are pleased to announce that Maren Seul of Portsmouth, NH
has named as one of our Charles O. Gordon Memorial Scholarship
recipients for 2013.
Maren is a 13 year-old Highland dancer who has represented the
Eastern Region in the United States Inter-Regional Championships
for the past three years. Maren shows determination and
dedication to improving her skills as a Highland dancer and we
wish her all the best in the coming year!
Michigan has been named as a Charles O. Gordon Scholarship
recipient for 2013. Maria has spent twelve years dancing the
Highland dance. She co-founded the Alma College Scottish Arts
Society for which she served as Vice-President, and performed
with the Kiltie Dancers, the college’s Highland dance troupe.
She has passed the Associate’s, Member’s, and Fellow’s exams
with the British Association of Teachers of Dancing. And she
assisted in teaching young dancers under the guidance of
nationally –acclaimed Highland dance instructor, Christie
Freestone. Currently, she is studying for the rigorous Judges
exam. We are happy to be able to assist her in her endeavors!
O. Gordon Memorial Grade 4 Junior Piper of the Day Award at
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games where Charles had also
served as president.
trophy and a $250.00 scholarship.
Congratulations to this year's Grandfather Mountain Highland
Games Grade 4 Jr. Piper of the Day, Jacob Abbott of Montgomery
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