The Saltire Society awarded the 2012 Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award to Dolina MacLennan in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Scotland's life and culture. The presentation was made on 30th August at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, High Street, Edinburgh from 5.30pm as part of an evening of song, poetry and celebration. Alan Macdonald, composed the piece 'Doli's Saltire' in honour of Dolina and was premiered at the ceremony. Poet Angus Peter Campbell, made tribute to Dolina and all that she has accheived. Angus Peter also gave a reading.

The Award was presented to Dolina by the Soceity's President Magnus Linklater. The formal ceremony was completed with performances from aclaimed singers Kathleen MacInnes and Cathal McConnell. Dolina said of her award: I am most honored to receive this award from the Saltire Society in particular for the recognition of my contribution to the promotion of the Gaelic language. I hope I may have helped towards the current resurgence of interest in Gaelic both amongst learners and those who value and support the language as a vital part of Scotland’s diverse culture.