Scholarship Information

Scholarship Applications Open November 2022 – March 2023 

Freemasons value education and the positive impact it has on young adults, their families, and their communities. 

Over $600,000 was awarded in scholarships last year by Washington Masonic Services, Masonic Lodges and Masonic Appendant and Concordant Bodies in Washington State.

Candidates may apply for all scholarships they are eligible for.

Requirements:

• Dependent of a member in good standing of a Washington Masonic Lodge working under the jurisdiction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Washington, his child, stepchild, grandchild, step-grandchild, sibling or dependent (IRS definition) (or one who was in good standing at the time of his death.

• Washington State High School Senior who is pursuing higher education.

• A minimum 3.0 GPA
Requirements:

• Dependent of a member in good standing of a Washington Masonic Lodge working under the jurisdiction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Washington, his child, stepchild, grandchild, step-grandchild, sibling or dependent (IRS definition) (or one who was in good standing at the time of his death.

• Washington State High School Senior who is pursuing higher education.

• A minimum 3.0 GPA
Supporting our Masonic Youth is a priority of Washington Masonic Services.

Requirement:

• Washington State resident youth who is a current member of Rainbow, Job’s Daughters or DeMolay, graduating Senior in 2022.
Requirements:

• Immigrant, with limited resources, starting his/her first year of study.
• If the student is non-English speaking, a C average must be maintained.
• For an English speaker, a B average be maintained.

Preferred:

• Applications from students from Ukraine and Latin America will be given preference.
• A second year award is possible if the student meets the first year qualifying grade.

Application Information: Click Here! to see our scholarships at washboard.org.

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2023.

Timeline: Applications reviewed April-May 2023. Final Announcement no later than June 1, 2023.

Questions: Contact Byron at (253) 442-2505, or email scholarship@wa-masoniccharities.org.

 

Scholarships from Masonic Lodges and Masonic Groups

Masonic Lodges, Masonic Appendant and Concordant Bodies offer scholarships across the State of Washington. Criteria, award amount, and timelines vary. Explore below to see what you might qualify for:

 

OrganizationThe Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington
Name of ScholarshipScottish Rite Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$3,000
Number of Scholarships100+
Area of Eligibility
Year RequirementsCollege Junior or Senior (Entering 3 or 4 year of undergraduate)
Eligibility RequirementsWashington State Resident, Full time student in Accredited College or University in Washington State, 3.0 G.P.A. or better
Available to General PublicYes
Applicationwww.srscholarships.org
Organization NameGrand Court of Washington - Order of Amaranth
Name of ScholarshipAmaranth Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year Requirements None- Undergraduate Degree only
Eligibility Requirements1.) A minimum of a 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
2.) A permanent resident of the state of Washington.
3.) A member of Job’s Daughters, or Rainbow for Girls in the Washington/Idaho Jurisdiction. or DeMolay (including Majority Members and Senior DeMolay)
4.) Or the Son, Daughter, Step-son, Step-daughter, Grandchild, or Great Grandchild of a Master Mason in good standing in the State of Washington.
5.) Or a member of the Order of the Amaranth in the State of Washington. Or the Son, Daughter, Step-son, Step-daughter, Grandchild, or Great Grandchild of a member of the Order of the Amaranth in the State of Washington.
Available to General Public No- Masonic Affiliation Required
High School (s) RequiredAny accredited High School in Washington State
Applicationwww.amaranthwa.org
OrganizationOrder of Eastern Star – Grand Chapter of Washington
Name of ScholarshipEastern Star Scholarship
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year RequirementsFull -time under-graduate students who have completed at least one year of the required course work (45 credits/30semester hours) to receive their degree/certification
(this scholarship may be renewable with a new application each year)
Eligibility RequirementsResident of Washington State and at least one of the following:
a. A member of the Order of the Eastern Star in the Grand Jurisdiction of Washington.
b. A member of the Masonic Lodge in Washington.
c. The child, legally adopted child, step-child, grandchild, widow, wife, sister or mother of a member of the Order of the Eastern Star or a Mason whose membership is/was in the State of Washington.
d. A member in good standing in one of the three Masonic affiliated youth groups in Washington jurisdiction: International Order of DeMolay, Job’s Daughters International, or the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.washingtonoes.org
Organization York Rite Washington
Name of ScholarshipKnights Templar Educational Foundation
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships2
Year Requirements3rd or 4th Year of Undergraduate Studies
Eligibility RequirementsA U.S. Citizen
Washington State Resident
Attending, Full Time, A Bachelor Degree Awarding College or University in Washington State
Going into 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate studies.
Maintaining a GPA (college level) of at least 3.0
Willing to attend our Grand Sessions, as our guest, to receive award recognition
Available to General PublicYes
ApplicationContact a Member to refer to KT Deputy Instructor closest to you www.yorkritewa.org www.knightstemplar.org/educationfdn.html
OrganizationJob’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council)
Name of ScholarshipSusie Holmes Memorial Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,500
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements High school seniors
Eligibility Requirements1. A high school graduate with a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0
2. Dedicated, continuous, and joyful service to Job’s Daughters
3. Regular attendance at Supreme and/or Grand Sessions and participation in competitions at Supreme.
4. A Daughter who promotes friendship and impartiality in her Bethel and exhibits good character and integrity
5. A Majority Member currently installed in an office
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.jobsdaughtersinternational.org
www.wajdi.org
OrganizationJob’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council)
Name of ScholarshipSupreme Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$750
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year Requirements High school seniors or graduates, junior college, technical school or college students and students who are in early graduation programs who are Job’s Daughters in good standing in their Bethel, or will be at the time of Majority, may apply for these scholarships.
Eligibility RequirementsThe purpose of these Scholarships is to aid Job’s Daughters students of outstanding ability who have a sincerity of purpose.
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.jobsdaughtersinternational.org
www.wajdi.org
OrganizationJob’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council)
Name of ScholarshipT & T HIKE Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships1
Year RequirementsA Majority Member entering her junior or higher year of college in Audiology, Speech Pathology or Deaf Education
Eligibility RequirementsThe purpose of these Scholarships is to aid Job’s Daughters students of outstanding ability who have a sincerity of purpose.
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.jobsdaughtersinternational.org
www.wajdi.org
OrganizationDeMolay International Foundation
Name of ScholarshipFrank S. Land
Amount of Scholarship$3,000
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year RequirementsActive DeMolay with a High School Diploma
Eligibility RequirementsActive DeMolay with a High School Diploma.
Available to General PublicNO
Application
www.demolay.org
OrganizationDeMolay International Foundation
Name of ScholarshipDeMolay Foundation Graduate Studies Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$3,000
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year RequirementsGraduate Studies
Eligibility RequirementsActive DeMolay with a High School Diploma.
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.demolay.org
Name of ScholarshipRainbow Dad’s Scholarship
OrganizationRainbow Girls of Washington/ Idaho
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Year RequirementsRainbow Girls in good standing or Majority Members who:
1) Have not passed their 25th birthday at the time of Grand Assembly, and
2) Have completed, or are presently in their first year of postsecondary education at the time of making the application (This may include running start).
3) A Rainbow girl or Majority member may receive scholarship support from the Rainbow Dad’s Scholarship Fund a maximum of two times.
Eligibility RequirementsActive Rainbow Girl
Available to General PublicNO
Applicationwww.nwrainbow.org/scholarship/

 

Lodge Scholarships (by Region)

Lodge NameAshler No. 121
Masonic District2
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipAshler 121 Secondary Academic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships2
Year Requirements
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) Required
ApplicationThrough Cascadia Community College
Lodge NameBellingham Bay No. 44
Lodge District10
Scholarship NamePB Cornwall Scholarship
Scholarship AmountVaries
Number of ScholarshipsVaries
Requirements
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with Lodge
Lodge NameBurlington – United No. 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipCarrie Grafton
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredBurlington Edison
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameBurlington – United No. 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipJack Livie
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredConcrete
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameBurlington – United No. 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipP.A. Stendal
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredSedro-Woolley
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameCrystal No. 122
Lodge District8
Scholarship NameCrystal Lodge Junior Achievement Scholarship
Scholarship Amount$100-$1,000
Number of Scholarships2 ($1000), 10 ($100)
RequirementsHigh School Junior, Merit and Need Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with High School Counselor or Lodge
Lodge NameDamascus No. 199
Lodge District8
Scholarship NameCharles Curtis Scholarship
Scholarship Amount$500
Number of Scholarships2
RequirementsHigh School Senior, Merit and Need Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with Lodge
Lodge NameEdmonds No. 165
Lodge District2
Scholarship NameEdmonds Lodge Scholarship
Scholarship AmountVaries
Number of Scholarships1-2
RequirementsHigh School Student of Edmonds or Lynwood School Districts
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameKettle Falls No. 130
Lodge District30
Scholarship NameKettle Falls No. 130 Scholarship
Scholarship Amount$500
Number of Scholarships2
RequirementsMerit Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameLangley No. 218
Lodge District9
Scholarship NameLangley Lodge Scholarship
Scholarship Amount$50-$500
Number of Scholarships3-5
RequirementsHigh School Senior, Merit Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameMill Creek No. 243
Masonic District2
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipCloyse & Rosie Clayton Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships2
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds and Merit Based
Available to General PublicNO. Children & grandchildren of members, and members of a Masonic Youth Group in D2 or D8.
High School (s) RequiredMasonic District 2 and 8 (Northern King County and Snohomish County )
ApplicationFor paper application please contact secretary@millcreekmasons.org they also have a facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MillCreekMasons/
Lodge NameSan Juan Lodge No. 175
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipSan Juan Masonic Lodge No. 175 Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500-$1,500
Number of Scholarships8-10
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility Requirements2.0 GPA. Needs Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredOrcas Island High School, Friday Harbor High School, Lopez High School
ApplicationPaper application through Guidance Councilor
Lodge NameSequim No. 213
Lodge District11
Scholarship NameSequim Masonic Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship AmountUp to $2000
Number of ScholarshipsUp to 10
RequirementsSequim High School Senior, Merit Based
Available to General Public?Sequim High School Students Only
ApplicationContact James Hansen at Jdhgonefishing@q.com
Lodge NameYancey C. Blalock No. 265
Masonic District2
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipUnnamed
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year RequirementsFunds are distributed through a separate fund who determines qualifications and application
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredVaried based on fund distributing scholarship
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameSt John’s No. 9
Masonic District5
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipSt. John’s Scholarship Award
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year RequirementsHigh School Seniors, Continuing Education for Adults
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based, Need Based, Community Involvement and Essay
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredKing County
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameCorinthian No. 38
Masonic District15
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipJunior Year Achievement Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Junior
Eligibility RequirementsNeed Based, Merit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Puyallup HS, Emerald Ridge HS and Rogers HS
ApplicationInquire with Lodge
Lodge NameFairweather Lodge No. 82
Masonic District14
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipFairweather Masonic Scholarship
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships3
Year Requirements Graduating High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeed Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Tacoma School District
ApplicationRecommendation from McKinney Vento Liaison / requests can be emailed to Fairweather.lodge82@gmail.com
Lodge NameOccident No. 48
Masonic District18
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipIlwaco Masons Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships6
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsGraduating Senior. Merit and Need Based.
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Ilwaco, Willapa, South Bend, Naselle, Raymond, all 7 High Schools in Pacific County or Lodge relative
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
Lodge NameOlympia No. 1
Masonic District17
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipOlympia Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships7
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeed Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Thurston County or Lodge Relative
Applicationwww.olympia1.org
Lodge NamePhoenix No. 154
Masonic District15
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipOutstanding Junior Scholarship Program
Amount of Scholarship$1,000-$1,500
Number of Scholarships4
Year Requirements High School Junior
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based, Well rounded student achievement and activities
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Sumner and Bonney Lake High Schools
Applicationwww.phoenixlodge154.org
Lodge NameRobert Morris No. 97
Lodge District17
Scholarship NameRobert Morris Lodge Scholarship
Scholarship Amount$500
Number of Scholarships10
RequirementsHigh School Senior, Merit Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationContact Michael Webb at michaelwebb140@gmail.com
Lodge NameWilliam H. Upton Naval and Military Lodge No. 206
Masonic District12
WAMC RegionSouthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipCharles Gale Masonic Memorial Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements2nd Year Undergraduate
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredOlympic College
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameWynooche No. 43
Masonic District17
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipElizabeth & Fred Haerlen Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Seniors
Eligibility RequirementsNeed and Merit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Elma High School
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameBadger Mountain No. 57
Masonic District21
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipGeorge Wilcox Memorial
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsScholarships shall be awarded based upon academic performance, industry, character, and need, and will be given annually to deserving students. The selection committee shall be the sole judge of need and other criteria in determining recipients. All information provided by the applicant will be treated by the scholarship committee as highly confidential. Each year, the number of scholarships awarded will vary according to available funds.
Students are eligible to receive the scholarship up to four (4) times.
Available to General Public Yes- Waterville and Mansfield students and sons/daughters of members of Badger Mountain Lodge #57
High School (s) Required Waterville and Mansfield
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameHermanos Del Arte No. 314
Masonic District21
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipHermanos Del Arte Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsEssay and Letter of Recommendation Required
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Chelan High School
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameOkanagan No. 169
Masonic District22
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipHerbert and Elizabeth Davis Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$16,500 Total (varies per)
Number of Scholarships6
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsHigh School Senior, 3.0 GPA. Merit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Any High School in Okanagan County
Applicationhttps://cfncw.org/
Lodge NameProsser
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipProsser High School Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsPrincipal Selection
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Prosser
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameAurora No. 201
Masonic District22
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipOroville Aurora Masonic Lodge #201
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Oroville
Applicationwww.orovillescholarshipfoundation.org
High School (s) Required Waterville and Mansfield
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameAlmira No. 120
Masonic District29
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipAlmira Masonic Lodge No 120
Amount of Scholarship$600
Number of Scholarships3 (one per school)
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Almira/Creston, Coulee/Hartline, and Lake Roosevelt.
Applicationhttps://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/
Lodge NameConcordia No. 249
Lodge District27
Scholarship NameConcordia Lodge Scholarship
Scholarship AmountUp to $3000
Number of ScholarshipsUp to 3
RequirementsHigh School Senior, Need Based
Available to General Public?Yes
ApplicationContact Dan Fouts at dlfouts@comcast.net
Lodge NameNewport No. 144
Masonic District30
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipNewport Lodge No. 144 Senior Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
Number of Scholarships
Year Requirements High School Seniors
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Cusik, Newport, Selkirk
ApplicationInquire with the Lodge
Lodge NameWaverly No. 231
Masonic District26
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipWaverly Masonic Lodge Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships2
Year Requirements Senior High
Eligibility RequirementsNeed Based
Available to General Public Yes – staff recommendation to scholarship committee- NO application for student
High School (s) Required Waverly
ApplicationThis need based scholarship is by staff recommendation
Lodge NameWhitman No. 49
Masonic District26
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipWhitman and Hiram Lodge Scholarships
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships1 Scholarship to each of 5 Schools.
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsMerit, Need, and Type of Study
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Colfax
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
High School (s) Required Waterville and Mansfield
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor

Local Lodge scholarship programs are independent. 
The Washington Masonic Charities Scholarship program does not replace Local Lodge scholarships.

Links to Other Scholarship Resources:

Washington DeMolay Scholarship Information & Links
NW Rainbow Scholarship Information & Links
Washington Job’s Daughters International Scholarship Opportunities

The above is compiled to assist those seeking scholarships. This information is always being updated.  If there is a Lodge that would like to have their information added, please contact the Deputy Director Byron Cregeur at byron@wa-masoniccharities.org or at (253) 267-8625.