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Deadline for completing applications Further information on the eligibility criteria and application process for the Scotland's Saltire Scholarships Scheme is available on the Study in Scotland website.

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No he did not invent haggis, or battered mars bars.

St Andrew is often depicted with the Saltire Cross, as he was crucified on an X shaped cross, on November 30, 60 AD (saltire literally just meaning a diagonal cross).

For a little country, Scotland has packed a LOT of color, tradition, superstition and magic into it's history.

Many of the most well-known symbols of Scotland date back centuries, and are surrounded by legends, superstitions, folklore and pageantry.

CLICK HERE to learn more The fascinating and mythical Unicorn has been associated with Scotland and Scottish heraldry for hundreds of years.

He is wild, fierce, bold and resilient - so the perfect choice for a national Scottish symbol!

Story has it that St Andrew became the patron saint of Scotland when in the 9th century, King Angus of Scotland was preparing for a battle against the English, St Andrew came to him in a dream promising victory and the symbol of the X appeared in the sky – St Andrew’s saltire.

King Angus said that if they were victorious in battle he would make St Andrew the patron saint of Scotland.

Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries: Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and USA.

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