Scholarships

College StudentsWashington Masonic Charities is proud to offer scholarships for deserving youth throughout the state of Washington. Masons believe strongly in investing in the education of young people - tens of thousands of dollars a year in scholarships are provided to youth by Masonic Lodges across the state. Washington Masonic Charities partners with the Grand Lodge of Washington to provide scholarships. We've also made it convenient for you to support these students. To make a gift, click here.

Click here for the Scholarship Manual for Lodges
Click here for an Informational Flyer
Click here for the Outstanding Educator Application
To apply click here to open the online application portal and search "Washington Masonic Charities."

UPDATE: 2017-18 Scholarships program begins September 15, 2017. Lodges wishing to partner with WA Masonic Charities are asked to complete the Review Team Sign Up Form. Once signed up, further instructions will be issued.

For a list of participating Lodge Review Teams, click here.

For Applicants
Applicant Information
What Applicants Will Need to Apply
How to Apply
Timeline
Masonic Youth and Other Scholarship Links and Resources

For Lodges, Review Teams & Committee Members
Review Team Sign Up Form No cost to participate - all lodges that sign up will be included.
Timeline
Lodge Review Team Procedures
Printable Flyer for High School Career Counseling Offices

Applicant Information
Scholarships Available
Capstone - Top Senior Statewide (one available) $4,000 (this is the top senior selected by the review team)
Senior Boy & Girl (three) $2,000 each
Vocational-Technical College (one) $2,000
Masonic Legacy (one) $2,000
Masonic Youth Scholarships(Three) $1,000 each (Note: visit Washington Job's Daughters, Rainbow, or DeMolay websites for more information on how to apply)

Who May Apply?
High School seniors
Residents of the State of Washington

Masonic Legacy Scholarship
Public high school seniors residing in Washington, who are a dependent of a Washington State Jurisdiction Master Mason in good standing (father or guardian), or the grandchild of a Washington State Jurisdiction Master Mason in good standing. If the student's father, guardian, or grandfather are deceased, they must have been in good standing at the time of their passing.

What Applicants Will Need to Apply

  • Student transcript.
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher or school counselor.
  • List of awards and recognition (include year received).
  • List of activities (sports, music, volunteerism, youth organization participation. (include dates to and from).
  • Resume or list of employment and dates, if any.
  • Student Aid Report (received after they complete a FAFSA) https://fafsa.ed.gov/
  • If applying for Masonic Legacy Scholarship, students will need to provide the name of the Masonic Lodge and number that their father, guardian, or grandfather is, or was, a member of.
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    How to Apply
    Online Application at http://www.washboard.org. Search "Washington Masonic Charities" and complete the online application

    Timeline
    Student Timeline
    September 15, 2017 - Student Applications Open Online
    February 24, 2018 - Student Applications Close Online

    Review Timeline
    March 13 - April 1, 2018 - Lodge Review Teams Convene & Select Lodge Finalists to forward to District Deputies
    April 2 - 19, 2018 - District Deputies evaluate applications.
    April 19, 2018 - Last Date for District Deputies to forward finalist names to WAMC
    April 22, 2018 - Washington Masonic Charities Scholarships Committee reviews finalists.

    Awards & Announcements Timeline
    April 28, 2018 - Winning Lodges and District Deputies of statewide winners (both Student Scholarship and Outstanding Educator) will be notified by e-mail or telephone, with written confirmation to follow.
    April 28 - May 2018 - Lodges award all scholarships and the Educator of the Year Award to recipients at their Public Schools Awards Program or other suitable occasion.

    Lodge, Review Team & District Deputy Information
    Review Team Sign Up Form
    Lodge Review Team Procedures

    Masonic Youth and Other Scholarship Links and Resources
    Washington DeMolay Scholarship Information & Links
    NW Rainbow Scholarship Information & Links
    Washington Job's Daughters International Scholarship Opportunities
    Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington Information
    Grand Chapter of Washington - Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship Information