To apply for a Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship, one must: be a U.S. Citizen, be a graduate of or graduating from a Minnesota high school or home school, and meet the criteria requirements of an individual scholarship. A Masonic affiliation or membership in a Masonic organization is not a requirement. Only one application may be submitted, for one level of scholarship within the portfolio, for a given scholarship year. Scholarship awards are announced by May 1 each year.
To apply for a Heritage-level scholarship, a student must have an unweighted GPA of 3.00–3.59, an ACT Composite score of 21 or higher, and must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a four-year college or university. Besides completing the application, applicants must also: complete an essay of 300 words or less; two letters of recommendation (one from a current teacher, one from coach, organization advisor or community leader); a transcript (must include grades for first semester of senior year); and a resume (include information regarding activities, awards/honors, leadership, community service and any work experience). The Heritage Scholarship may be renewable up to three additional years if specific eligibility criteria are met. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.