Important Update (February 5, 2024):
Due to unforeseen issues with the FAFSA form, the deadline to complete the Grand Lodge Scholarship application will be extended to March 15th. If further issues occur with the FAFSA, we will provide updates.
Members of the Massachusetts Masonic family (specified below) who will be attending an accredited educational institution as a full-time, undergraduate student are eligible to apply for a Grand Lodge Scholarship Grant.
Since 1995, the Grand Lodge Scholarship Program has awarded over $10 million in grants.
Introduction and Eligibility
Educational grants are available to Massachusetts Freemasons, their children, and grandchildren, and members of Massachusetts DeMolay and Massachusetts Rainbow, 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 is March 1st, 2024. This is the date that the Grand Secretary’s office must receive all applications by in order for them to be considered. There are no exceptions to this policy. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than June 20, 2024.
Additional information may be obtained from Lodge secretaries, or from the office of the Grand Secretary by e-mail at GrandSecretary@MassFreemasonry.org.
Claim Your Scholarship Payment
To review the claiming process for your scholarship, click here.
If you have been awarded a Grand Lodge Scholarship grant, 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 Info@MassFreemasonry.org, and you will be referred to the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee.