Information for those attending any or all events in Scotland, Aug 2017
Edinburgh Tattoo, Aug 1oth:
Social Mixer, Queensferry Hotel, Aug 18th. Cash Bar, Buffet
Tour Fordell Castle, Aug 19th
“Formal” Dinner, Queensferry Hotel, evening, Aug 19th.
Missive #1: Overview of Henderson Events Click here to View #1
Missive #2: Marching in the Tattoo Click Here to View #2
Missive #3: Overview of the three (3) Henderson events. Click Here to View #3
Missive #4: Henderson Ladies Style Guide. Click Here to View Style Guide
Missive #5: Update on order tickets to the Tattoo. Click Here to View #5
Missive #6: Getting to know your fellow travelers. Introduce yourself to other travelers by posting a short biography of yourself on a private website. Click here for instructions.
Missive #7: Dressing for the Weather at the Tattoo. Click here to View #7
Missive #8: Dressing for the “Formal” Dinner on Aug 19th. Click here to View #8
TBP***- To Be Published
For 2017, the following scholarship awards were approved at the Annual General Meeting (AGM):
Academic Scholarship. Only only one given per year in the amount of $1,000. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or greater for last year of study (College Freshman: use HS grades). High School applicants must have a B average or greater. The application must include a photocopy or PDF to verify academic performance. A person may not receive this award more than once. Scholarship award is not limited to a particular field of study but a preference will be given to academic endeavors that reflect the goals of the Society.
Celtic Arts and Music. An applicant must have an interest in pursuing studies in Celtic Arts. The scholarship should assist the applicant in learning Scottish Country Dancing, Bag Pipes, Celtic Art or design work. Two awards may be given each year in the amount of $300 each. No individual may receive more that two awards in this category
Celtic Arts and Music Beginner Scholarship. This is intended to encourage members of Clan Henderson Society to learn to play the bagpipes or other Celtic related preforming or visual art. It is specifically intended for the younger members ( 17 and younger) of the Clan Henderson Society. No more that three will be awarded each year in the amount of $50 each. An individual may receive this award more than once. All award recipients up to this point must be members of Clan Henderson Society or financially dependent of a member of Clan Henderson.
Performing Group Award. This is a financial award and is not technically a scholarship. It will be given to a Celtic music performing group such as pipe and drum band, choral group, etc. Recipient groups will be identified as containing members of Clan Henderson Society. Applications must include detailed information about the group,including its genre of music, number in the group, where the group performs, any charitable groups they support and the overall age of the group. The amount of the award can be within $500 to $1,000