The Valley of Bloomington supports the scholarships detailed below.
Please contact the Scottish Rite Office or Roger Aukerman, M.S.A., 33° (309) 531-7226
- Grand Lodge of A.F. & A. M. Illinois Scholarship
- Illinois Masonic Healthcare Scholarship
- Leon M. Abbott Scottish Rite Scholarship
- Louis L. Williams Memorial Scholarship
- Robert B. Perkins Memorial Scholarship
- Sherwood & Evelyn Kresin Memorial Scholarship
To qualify, applicants must have a father or grandfather who is an Illinois Master Mason. There is no residency restriction for the applicant. The applicant must have a “B” average. Applicant will receive the scholarship for one year only but may re-apply for additional years.
To qualify, applicants must plan to pursue a career in the health care field.
Named for Leon M. Abbott, Sovereign Grand Commander (1921-1932). The applicant must be a member of or directly related (bloodline or by legal means) to a Scottish Rite Mason in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Also eligible are a members of youth organizations sponsored by the Masonic fraternity in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. The recipient must be either an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university for the upcoming academic year. While all other scholarships require a B average, The Abbott has a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 grade scale.
To qualify, applicants must reside in the State of Illinois, be a relative of a Scottish Rite Mason, and attend Illinois Wesleyan University.
To qualify, applicants must reside in the State of Illinois and be a relative of a Scottish Rite Mason.
To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university at either the undergraduate or graduate level, but must reside in Illinois.
The Combined Scholarship Application can be used to apply for previous six scholarships listed, The application for the A. Colville Wilson Scholarship must be submitted separately.
To qualify, applicants must be graduate students in the health care field relating to children’s medicine and must reside in the State of Illinois.
Your Application may only be submitted to one Scottish Rite Valley.
At the discretion of the scholarship committee and the chairman, scholarships may be renewed.
Over 450 scholarships are awarded state-wide on an annual basis (including renewals).
As renewals may be granted, there may not be openings in certain scholarship in any given year.