The Valley of Bloomington supports the following scholarships
For questions, please contact the
Scottish Rite Office or Roger Aukerman, M.S.A., 33° (309) 531-7226
Applications accepted between December 1st and April 1st, unless noted.
Grand Lodge of A.F. & A. M. Illinois 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.
Illinois Masonic Healthcare Scholarship
To qualify, applicants must plan to pursue a career in the health care field.
Leon M. Abbott Scottish Rite Scholarship
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.
Louis L. Williams Memorial Scholarship
To qualify, applicants must reside in the State of Illinois, be a relative of a Scottish Rite Mason, and attend Illinois Wesleyan University.
Robert B. Perkins Memorial Scholarship
To qualify, applicants must reside in the State of Illinois and be a relative of a Scottish Rite Mason.
Sherwood & Evelyn Kresin Memorial Scholarship
To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university at either the undergraduate or graduate level, but must reside in Illinois.
Colville Wilson Scholarship