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Available Scholarships

One of the guiding principles of Freemasons is providing influence to strengthen our community. We believe investing in our young people will strengthen our communities.  The Scottish Rite Scholarships are sponsored by the Supreme Council, 33°, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, and the Illinois Council of Deliberation.   

 

 

Several scholarships are available each year through the Scottish Rite, with multiple awards made in each category.  Scholarship amounts awarded depend on available funding and the number of applicants and their qualifications.

Grand Lodge Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship available to relatives of Master Masons.  Available to applicants residing in Illinois that will be an undergraduate student attending an accredited college or university in the State of Illinois or a state contiguous to Illinois, with at least a “B” GPA.  Application should be sent to the Scottish Rite Valley closest to applicants address.

 

Leon M. Abbott Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship, available to sophomores, juniors or seniors in an accredited college.   Must have at least a 2.75 GPA and be a child or a grandchild of a Scottish Rite Mason, a member of Masonic youth organization, or a graduate of a 32º Masonic Learning Centers.  Application should be sent to the Scottish Rite Valley of family affiliation.

 

Louis L. Williams Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship available to relatives of Scottish Rite Masons.  Available to applicants residing in Illinois, with at least a “B” GPA, that will be an undergraduate student attending Illinois Wesleyan University. Application should be sent to the Scottish Rite Valley of family affiliation.

Robert B. Perkins Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship available to relatives of Scottish Rite Masons.  Available to applicants residing in Illinois that will be an undergraduate student attending an accredited college or university in the State of Illinois or a state contiguous to Illinois, with at least a “B” GPA.  Application should be sent to the Scottish Rite Valley of family affiliation.

Illinois Healthcare Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship not requiring Masonic relationship.  Available to applicants residing in Illinois, pursuing a career in healthcare.  Applicant should be an undergraduate student attending an accredited college or university in the State of Illinois or a state contiguous to Illinois, with at least a “B” GPA.  Applications should be sent to the Scottish Rite Valley in which her/his home residence lies.

Sherwood & Evelyn Kresin Scholarship
 

Renewable, one year scholarship not requiring Masonic relationship.  This scholarship has an exception

for the “undergraduate only” restriction.  The recipient may be in an undergraduate or a graduate course

of study.  There is no restriction regarding the recipient’s course of study.   

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