SCHOLARSHIPS The following children of Masonic Brethren received scholarship awards at the May 16, 2016 Stated Meeting.
Abbott Scholarship Winners
Hilary Burkholder Sarah Sellers Nicole Baker Each recipient received a check for $1,975.00
Lodge of Perfection Scholarship Winners
Christopher Eyer Brianna N. Henry Brooke Spence Leslie Ostrowski Each recipient received a check for $1,000.00
Named for Leon M. Abbott, Sovereign Grand Commander from 1921-1932, the Scholarship Program provides ﬁnancial support for the continuing education of young men and women from Scottish Rite families and Masonic-related youth groups. Since 1951, more than $3 million has been awarded to students from each state of the Northern Jurisdiction. Eligibility: Those meeting any of the following criteria are eligible to apply for the 2015 Abbott Scholarship program:
• A Scottish Rite Mason of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction
• A child of a Scottish Rite Mason of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, who is a high school senior or currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, who has attained a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
• A member of DeMolay, Rainbow or Job’s Daughters in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction who is a high school senior or currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, who has attained a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
• Applicants should complete two copies of the form and mail it to the Valley Secretary. Applicants should submit their application to the Valley providing for their eligibility. Deadline for submission is close of business April 1, 2016.
The application form is available from the Supreme Council website under membership downloads at www.scottishritenmj.org