Who May Apply?
High School Seniors
Residents of the State of Washington
Public Scholarships Available
Capstone: Top Senior Statewide (one available) $4,000 (this is the top senior selected by the review team)
Senior Boy & Girl (three each) $2,000 each
Vocational-Technical College (one) $2,000
Masonic Youth Scholarships (Six) $1,000 each (Note: Visit Washington Job’s Daughters, Rainbow, websites for more information on how to apply. Go to Washboard.org for DeMolay)
Masonic Legacy Scholarship (one) $2,000: Public high school seniors residing in Washington, who are a dependent (father or guardian) or a 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
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/
How to Apply
Online Application at http://www.washboard.org. Search “Masonic Charities-Public Scholarship” or “Masonic Charities-Legacy Scholarship” and complete the online application.
Applicant & Lodge Timeline
September 15, 2017 – Student Applications Open Online
February 24, 2018 – Student Applications Close Online
Lodge Review Timeline
March 13 – April 1, 2018 – Lodge Review Teams Convene & Select Lodge Finalists to forward to Washington Masonic Charities
April 19, 2018 – Last Date for Lodges 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.