Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries

The 2020 information will be out in the near future! In the meantime, start researching and looking into the scholarships below to see if you can apply for them.

2019 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan, as well as many Lodges, sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries. Information, including closing dates for applications, along with downloadable application forms are listed below.

Please note that there are Entrance Scholarships/Bursaries and Post-Secondary Scholarships/Bursaries available. Some scholarships/bursaries require a personal connection to Freemasonry or to the Eastern Star. Many scholarships/bursaries are open to Saskatchewan students without a Masonic connection.

You are encouraged to apply for all scholarships/bursaries for which you are qualified. If you apply for more than one scholarship/bursary you are not required to send additional copies of the same required documents. You will not be considered for any scholarship/bursary for which you have not completed the required application form.

GRAND LODGE AWARDS – Closing date for applications is August 6, 2019

EDGAR ALEXANDER GARTON SCHOLARSHIPS – 3 x $1,500 (    pdfApplication (89 KB) )
Offered annually to undergraduate students who have completed one or more years of University, Sask. Polytechnic, or other post-secondary education. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a Master Mason in good standing, a resident of Saskatchewan and attending a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. Selection will be based on academic achievements, sportsmanship and leadership.

Must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year as required by the institution chosen.

ROBINSON MEMORIAL BURSARY- 2 x $500 (    pdfApplication (93 KB) )
Offered annually for one undergraduate from the University of Saskatchewan and one undergraduate from the University of Regina pursuing a course leading to an honours degree or a Master’s degree in English. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and leadership.

GRAND LODGE OF SASK. A.F. & A.M. POST SECONDARY EDUCATION BURSARY 2 x $500 (    pdfApplication (89 KB) )
Offered annually to an undergraduate student at the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan who is a resident of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, sportsmanship and leadership.

MASONIC YOUTH TRUST AWARD 6 x $1,500 (    pdfApplication (163 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.

GILBERT AND GAY COOK MEMORIAL AWARD 1 x $1,000 (    pdfApplication (93 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan high school graduates with preference to graduates who currently are or were members of the International Order of Job’s Daughters or the Order of DeMolay and who will be entering the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and a range of non-academic activities.

MURRAY MONTAGUE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 1 x $1,000 (    pdfApplication (90 KB) )
Offered annually to a Saskatchewan High School graduate who proceeds to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.

MASONIC YOUTH BURSARY 10 x $1,200 (    pdfApplication (235 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, financial need, community and school activities and special awards.

OTHER MASONIC AWARDS

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR ROBERT MORRISON AWARD 2 x $1,000 (    pdfApplication (92 KB) )
Award #1 is offered annually to a Saskatchewan High School graduate entering their first year of post-secondary study. Award #2 is offered annually to a University or Technical School Undergraduate entering their 2nd or subsequent year of post-secondary study. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates may receive a Robert Morrison Award only once during their post-secondary career.
Candidates must be related to members of the Order of the Eastern Star in good standing or if the member is deceased, the member must have been in good standing at the time of his/her death. Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted or step), or be a member themselves. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR EXCELSIOR CHAPTER NO. 21 AWARD 1 x $1,500 (    pdfApplication (102 KB) )
This award is offered annually to a Saskatchewan resident who is or will be attending a University or Technical Institute in Saskatchewan. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates must be closely related to a current member of a Saskatchewan Eastern Star Chapter (dues paying or life). Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted or step), or be a member themselves. If there is no OES connection then a Masonic relationship is required. Preference will be given to graduates who are closely related to a current member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Many Lodges sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries, for information and details on ALL awards offered by the Grand Lodge and constituent Lodges click below:

Please read and comply with all the requirements stated on the application forms.


SSBA Scholarships

Each year the Saskatchewan School Boards Association awards two $2,500.00 scholarships to graduating Saskatchewan high school students:

Degree Program Scholarship: $2,500
Technical/Trade Program Scholarship: $2,500
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated good character, community leadership, financial need, and a 500-word essay. The application deadline is Aug. 31 each year.

Application Form
Scholarship Scoring Rubric

The application deadline for students applying for the SSBA Scholarships is Aug. 31. Please send your application form to admin@saskschoolboards.ca

It is recommended that you also contact the Association to ensure that your application form was received. You can contact the Association at 306-569-0750.

Website: https://saskschoolboards.ca/about-us/awards-and-scholarships/education-scholarships/


Moose Jaw Bursary Fund/PSSD/Vanier Scholarships

Website: https://www.prairiesouth.ca/students/scholarships/#1575927847836-b0ea7c57-9d5f

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN NOW USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS (GMAIL/HOTMAIL). However, please note that you will more than likely need to check your spam or junk folder.  The main thing is that you remember to submit all necessary paperwork to the required address by May 1!

Various Scholarships 

Online Scholarship Form Required (GREEN CHECK MARK):

  1. Associated Canadian Travellers Scholarship
  2. Dubinsky Family Education Trust
  3. Elks’ Lodge Trudie Temple Music Scholarship
  4. Ellen Greenlay Memorial Scholarship
  5. Jennie McCallum Memorial Music Scholarship
  6. Ken Stewart Memorial Scholarship
  7. Mel Smith Music Scholarship
  8. Moose Jaw Festival of Dance Doris Sitter Memorial Scholarship
  9. Moose Jaw Refinery Partnership Scholarship
  10. Snowbirds Scholarship

Vanier Collegiate General Application Scholarship Form Required (March/April):

  1. Rotational Scholarships (Pat Boughen Memorial Scholarship)
  2. Clarence and Violet Ethel May Redmond Scholarships
  3. Evelynn Leone Wilson Memorial Scholarship
  4. Jennie E. Graham Scholarship

Deadline:  May 1 of each year


Ned Andreoni Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:
To assist a Vanier student in successful the pursuit of athletics and academics.

Eligibility:

  • The student must be actively involved in his/her schools’ Physical Education, and Extra-Curricular program.
  • The student must have at least a 75% average (Christian Ethics 30, English A and B 30, Social Studies 30, highest marks in any three 30 level subjects – then divide by 7).
  • The recipient should exhibit strong leadership and sportsmanship qualities as well as being a positive role model in his/her school and/or community.
  • Have been involved in at least two Vanier Sports programs throughout his/her years.
  • Have taken at least one credit Physical Education class (20 or 30)
  • Financial need
  • Enrolled at Vanier for at minimum of two years.

Selection:
Preference may be given to a student who will continue to participate in sports at the post-secondary or amateur level, as a player, official or coach.

For more information and the application form link FORM 2020