Massachusetts Masons, their children, and grandchildren who will be attending an accredited educational institution as a full-time, undergraduate student are eligible to apply for a Grand Lodge Scholarship Grant.
From 1995-2016, the Grand Lodge Scholarship Program has awarded over $7.9 million in grants.
Introduction and Eligibility
Educational grants are available to Massachusetts Masons, their children, and grandchildren pursuing a full-time, undergraduate degree in an accredited educational institution. Eligibility for scholarship grants is based on a combination of academic standing and achievements, broad participation in community and/or school activities, and financial need.
If awarded, Grants are paid at the completion of the semester and are paid directly to the Grantee.
Application Availability & FAQ’s
The application deadline for the 2017-2018 scholarship was March 1st. Applications for 2018-2019 will be available in October. Applications for 2018-2019 must be received by the Grand Secretary’s Office no later than March 1, 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered. View our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to learn more.
Additional information may be obtained from Lodge secretaries, or from the office of the Grand Secretary by e-mail at GrandSecretary@MassFreemasonry.org.
Submitting for Payment/Claim Your Grant
To review the claiming process for your scholarship, click here.
If you have been awarded a Grand Lodge Scholarship grant for a previous year, click here to submit your paperwork online.
Haven’t received your check yet but you submitted the paperwork? Click here.
Support The Program
Anyone wishing to support this most important program is urged to send your donations to the Development Office. A program is in place for naming scholarships for one year, four years, or a lifetime.
If interested in these endowment programs contact the Development Office, 617.426.6040, or Development@MassFreemasonry.org, and you will be referred to the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee.