Sam Heughan Scholarship
Watch Sam talking about the scholarshipOutlander star, actor, author and philanthropist Sam Heughan creates new scholarship and scriptwriting competition to support the next generation at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. A global star and a Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) graduate is paving the way for aspiring artists to follow in his footsteps. Sam Heughan, the internationally acclaimed Hollywood actor, author, producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, is personally funding a new ten-year scholarship programme in his name.Sam has returned to his RCS roots to support the next generation as they pursue their dreams at Scotland's national conservatoire, one of the world's top three destinations to study the performing and production arts (QS World University Rankings 2021).Sam, who graduated from the BA Acting degree course in 2003, has invested in three annual scholarships for undergraduate students in the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film.The scholarships will be awarded for the new academic year in September to two Scottish students who are taking up places on the BA Acting programme and a non-Scottish student on any course within the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film. The scholarships will support students for whom it might not have been possible to study in Glasgow at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.