Special Scholarship

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California residents aged 17 to 25 seeking a college degree as an undergraduate student .


$3,000.00 per year (Effective for new applicants for the 2019 – 2020 School year), for a maximum of four years, paid directly to the student. $1,500.00 in February and $1,500.00 in August upon receipt of:

  • Certified transcript of grades for previous semester.
  • Typed letter with handwritten signature by student of their employment, planned courses in the coming quarter/semester and current mailing address. These items must be received in our office by the end of February for the February Scholarship Payment and by the end of August for the August Scholarship Payment. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in the termination of the Scholarship Award.


Any fully accredited College or University nationwide.

Study Plan

The major must be in a standard academic field. Class load is a 12-unit minimum. We require grades (not pass fail ratings). The GPA (grade point average) for our grant is 3.0 or better. We seek students who are serious about their education.

Deadline Date

The Foundation will begin accepting applications the 1st Monday of January. Your application must be complete and in our office on or before 3:00 pm on 02/21/2020. There are no exceptions.


The Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and selects the recipient(s) of the scholarship. All applicants are notified of the outcome in writing.


Demonstrated high ideals and ability, strong grades in school, financial need and part time employment.


There are no requirements of affiliation with Masonic-related organizations.


Click the button below for the Scholarship application form which can be filled out online, then downloaded to your printer by clicking on the print button.

Once the application is downloaded and all pages are assembled per the instructions, provide the necessary signatures and mail to:

California Scottish Rite Foundation
2100 North Broadway
Suite 350
Santa Ana, California 92706

In addition to the awards listed above, the San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Bakersfield Scottish Rite Bodies have funds that are awarded by applying directly to those groups. They can be contacted at: San Francisco – (415) 664-4700; Santa Barbara – (805) 956-6400; Bakersfield – (661) 323-5234

Application form will be made available in January 2021.