Washington 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 this program. To make a gift, click here.
UPDATE: 2016-17 Scholarships program begins September 15, 2016. 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 Lodges, Review Teams & Committee Members
Review Team Sign Up Form No cost to participate - all lodges that sign up will be included.
Lodge Review Team Procedure
Printable Flyer for High School Career Counseling Offices
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?
Senior and Vocational-Technical College Scholarships
Any public high school seniors who are residents of the State of Washington may apply.
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.
September 15, 2016 - Student Applications Open Online
February 24, 2017 - Student Applications Close Online
March 13 - April 1, 2017 - Lodge Review Teams Convene & Select Lodge Finalists to forward to District Deputies
April 2 - 19, 2017 - District Deputies evaluate applications.
April 19, 2017 - Last Date for District Deputies to forward finalist names to WAMC
April 22, 2017 - Washington Masonic Charities Scholarships Committee reviews finalists.
Awards & Announcements Timeline
April 28, 2017 - 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 2017 - Lodges award all scholarships and the Educator of the Year Award to recipients at their Public Schools Awards Program or other suitable occasion.
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