Campus Application Deadline: 27 November 2023

Submit the following materials electronically as WORD attachments using the “Submit Materials” tab on our website:

  1. An application essay of 1 page, single spaced (approximately 400-500 words) that addresses the following: Why you wish to earn a master’s degree in Scotland and how this program of study will contribute to your overall goals.
  2. A detailed, fulsome Resume or Curriculum Vitae (the document may be longer than one page)
  3. The names of 2 faculty members who have agreed to write you strong Letters of Recommendation (LORs). Each LOR must provide a strong and detailed assessment of your “work, academic and/or personal qualifications”.
  4. Recommenders should submit their LORs as email attachments on Letterhead to or Dean Goldberg. Please Note: The Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York expects fulsome, detailed letters of approximately 1 ½ to 2 pages in length. As such, make sure you speak with your recommenders about your graduate study aspirations, vision for your future, and why the programs you have identified (you may identify up to 2) are ideally suited for needs and aspirations. The letters should be addressed to The Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York, Scholarship for Graduate Study in Scotland.
  5. Scholarship application form 2024-2025 (this is a writable PDF)
  6. A signed Nomination & Permission Waiver form

If you are our campus nominee (we may only submit one applicant), you will need to provide the following as part of your official application:

  1. Proof of US Citizenship
  2. Proof of financial need from the Financial Aid Office
  3. A description of your Scottish lineage
  4. Official Transcript from Lafayette College’s Registrar’s Office. IMPT: If you studied abroad, you will also need to order an official copy of your study abroad transcript from the study abroad provider. You should order this copy to be sent to yourself (electronic or paper copy) as you will need it for other applications down the road. Lafayette College will not provide a copy of that transcript.