Scholarship Information

 

Scholarship Applications Open November 2021 – March 2022 

Washington Masonic Charites provides higher education scholarships exclusively for high school seniors who are deserving members of our Masonic family or Masonic Youth Orders to pursue college, university, or vocational/technical education after high school.

Washington Masonic Charities Scholarships are only available to members of the Masonic Family.

Masonic Legacy Scholarship – $3,750 each
To be eligible to receive a Masonic Legacy Scholarship from Washington Masonic Charities, an applicant must be a 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. The applicant must be a Washington State High School Senior who is pursuing higher education. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be considered. This grant is only applicable to undergraduate tuition and fees.
 
Masonic Youth Order Scholarships – $3,000  each
Supporting our Masonic Youth is a priority of Washington Masonic Charities. Washington Masonic Charities is pleased to provide one $3,000 scholarship each for a Washington resident youth member of Rainbow, Job’s Daughters or DeMolay who is a graduating Senior in 2022.

Masonic Legacy & Masonic Youth Order Application Information

Click here to open the Washboard.org online application portal and search “Washington Masonic Charities”.

How to Apply
· Go to www.washboard.org
· Sign up for a washboard.org account
· Enter Washington Masonic Charities in the search bar
· Select either Masonic Legacy or Masonic Youth 
· Open & complete the application
· upload required  items like  transcripts, letters of recommendation, and work history.

Application Deadline – March 31st, 2022.

Awards & Announcements Timeline
Applications will be reviewed between April and May 2022. Final award announcements will be made no later than June 1, 2022.

These scholarships are not open to the general public.

OVER $600,000 in SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED in 2021

by Masonic Lodges and their Appendant Bodies in Washington State

 

Please see the lists below arranged by Geographic Area. These Scholarships are Provided By Local Lodges, and other groups in the Masonic Family.

Statewide Scholarships

The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington
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
Grand Court of Washington- Order of Amaranth Scholarship
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
Order of Eastern Star – Grand Chapter of Washington
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
York Rite Washington
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
Job’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council) - Susie Holmes Memorial Scholarship
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
Job’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council) -Supreme Scholarship
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
Job’s Daughters (Supreme Guardian Council) - T and T Hike Scholarship
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
DeMolay International Foundation- Frank S. Land
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
DeMolay International Foundation- DeMolay Foundation Graduate Studies
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
Rainbow Girls of Washington/ Idaho- Rainbow Dad's Scholarship
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/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North West Region 

Ashler #121
Lodge NameAshler #121
Masonic District2
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipAshler 121 Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships2
Year Requirements
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based
Available to General PublicYes, Masonic youth have priority
High School (s) Required
ApplicationThrough Cascadia Community College
Burlington – United # 93 Carrie Grafton Scholarship
Lodge NameBurlington – United # 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipCarrie Grafton
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships1
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredBurlington Edison
Applicationwww.bluelodge-wa.org/burl93/
Burlington – United # 93 Jack Livie Scholarship
Lodge NameBurlington – United # 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipJack Livie
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships1
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredConcrete
Applicationwww.bluelodge-wa.org/burl93/
                                                                                                                                     
Burlington – United # 93 P.A. Stendal Scholarship
Lodge NameBurlington – United # 93
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipP.A. Stendal
Amount of Scholarshipvaries
Number of Scholarships1
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredSedro-Woolley
Applicationwww.bluelodge-wa.org/burl93/
Mill Creek #243
Lodge NameMill Creek #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 based, 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/
San Juan Lodge #175
Lodge NameSan Juan Lodge #175
Masonic District9
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipSan Juan Masonic Lodge No. 175 Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships8
Year RequirementsHigh School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds 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
 
St. John's #9
Lodge NameSt John’s #9
Masonic District5
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipSt. John’s Scholarship Award
Amount of Scholarship$1,000 -$ 3000
Number of Scholarships14
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
Applicationsjl9scholarship@gmail.com – scholarship may be renewable, but must apply each year
Yancey C. Blalock #265
Lodge NameYancey C. Blalock #265
Masonic District2
WAMC RegionNorthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipUnnamed
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships1
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
ApplicationVaried based on fund distributing scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South West Region

Corinthian Lodge #38
Lodge NameCorinthian #38
Masonic District15
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipJunior Year Achievement Scholarship
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships3
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
ApplicationJuniors are nominated by school educators—essay and other requirements
Fairweather Lodge #82
Lodge NameFairweather Lodge #82
Masonic District14
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipFairweather Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$2,000
Number of Scholarships2
Year Requirements Graduating High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsHomeless Students
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
Occident #48
Lodge NameOccident #48
Masonic District18
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipIlwaco Masons Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500/$1000
Number of Scholarships6
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility Requirements$500.00 scholarship is for outstanding students $1000 scholarship is for outstanding students with a Masonic Heritage
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
Olympia #1
Lodge NameOlympia #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, Merit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Thurston County or Lodge Relative
Applicationwww.olympia1.org
Phoenix #154
Lodge NamePhoenix #154
Masonic District15
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipOutstanding Junior Scholarship Program
Amount of Scholarship$1,500
Number of Scholarships4
Year Requirements High School Junior
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based, Well rounded student achievement and activities
Available to General Public Yes, Preference given to Masonic Relationship
High School (s) Required Sumner and Bonney Lake High Schools
Applicationwww.phoenixlodge154.org
William H. Upton Naval and Military Lodge #206
Lodge NameWilliam H. Upton Naval and Military Lodge #206
Masonic District12
WAMC RegionSouthwest Region
Name of ScholarshipCharles Gale Masonic Memorial Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,500
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements2nd Year Undergraduate
Eligibility RequirementsNeeds Based, Merit Based
Available to General PublicYes
High School (s) RequiredOlympic College
ApplicationPaper Application Can be found at https://www.whupton206.org
Wynooche #43
Lodge NameWynooche #43
Masonic District17
WAMC Region Southwest Region
Name of ScholarshipElizabeth & Fred Haerlen Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$2,000
Number of Scholarships3
Year Requirements High School Seniors
Eligibility RequirementsNeed Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Elma High School
ApplicationPaper Application through School Councilor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Region

Badger Mountain #57
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Lodge NameBadger Mountain #57
Masonic District21
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipGeorge Wilcox Memorial
Amount of Scholarship$2,000
Number of Scholarships3
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
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
Hermanos Del Arte #314
Lodge NameHermanos Del Arte #314
Masonic District21
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipHermanos Del Arte Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsEssay and Letter of Recommendation Required
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Chelan High School
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
Okanagan #169
Lodge NameOkanagan #169
Masonic District22
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipHerbert and Elizabeth Davis Scholarship
Amount of ScholarshipVaries
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsOnline Application
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Any High School in Okanagan County
Applicationhttps://cfncw.org/
Prosser
Lodge NameProsser
WAMC Region Central Region
Name of ScholarshipProsser High School Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsPrincipal Selection
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Prosser
Application1 graduating Senior is selected by the High School Principal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Region

Aurora #201
Lodge NameAurora #201
Masonic District22
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipOroville Aurora Masonic Lodge #201
Amount of Scholarship$750
Number of Scholarships4
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
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
Almira #120
Lodge NameAlmira #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 RequirementsNeeds Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Almira/Creston, Coulee/Hartline, and Lake Roosevelt.
Applicationwww.washboard.org
Newport #144
Lodge NameNewport #144
Masonic District30
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipNewport Lodge No. 144 Senior Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$1,000
Number of Scholarships3
Year Requirements High School Seniors
Eligibility RequirementsMerit Based
Available to General Public Yes
High School (s) Required Cusik, Newport, Selkirk
ApplicationPaper Application available through Guidance Councilor
Waverly #231
Lodge NameWaverly #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 RequirementsNeeds 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
Whitman #49
Lodge NameWhitman # 49
Masonic District26
WAMC Region Eastern Region
Name of ScholarshipColfax High School Masonic Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship$500
Number of Scholarships1
Year Requirements High School Senior
Eligibility RequirementsColfax High School Student
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 Interim Scholarships Director Byron Cregeur at byron@wa-masoniccharities.org or at (253) 267-8625.