2020 Scholarships Program

The Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships Program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the state.
Applications for the 2020 Scholarships Program will be accepted beginning December 1, 2019, with a deadline of February 15, 2020. Please consider the awards below and the criteria for each. You may only apply to the scholarship for which you meet all criteria. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarship Awards and Criteria

Signature Scholarships
Award: $5,000/year for up to four years or $20,000; six (6) awards provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • GPA of 3.9 or higher
  • ACT score of 29 or more (or SAT score of 1350 or more).
  • Must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Go To Signature Application
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Legacy Scholarships
Award: $4,000/year for up to four years or $16,000; ten (10) awards provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • GPA of 3.6 to 3.89
  • ACT score of 25 or more (or SAT score of 1200 or more).
  • Must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Go To Legacy Application
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Heritage Scholarships
Award: $3,000/year for up to four years or $12,000; twenty (20) awards provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • GPA of 3.0 to 3.59
  • ACT score of 21 or more (or SAT score of 1060 or more).
  • Must plan to enroll in a four-year college program.

Go To Heritage Application
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Undergraduate Scholarships
Award: $2,500/year for up to three years or $7,500; twenty-five (25) provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Must be a current college freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be enrolled in a four-year college program.

Go To Undergraduate Application
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Two-year College Scholarships
Award: $1,500/year for up to two years or $3,000; ten (10) awards provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Must be enrolled in, or plan to enroll in, a two-year higher education program and be pursuing an Associate Degree.

Go To Two-year College Application
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Vocational/Technical/Trade Scholarships
Award: $1,500/year for up to two years or $3,000; thirty (30) awards provided each year
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a Minnesota high school
  • Plan to pursue a vocational/technical/trade degree or coursework.

Go To Vocational/Technical/Trade Application


Minnesota Masonic Charities also offers renewable scholarships to Members-in-good-standing of a Minnesota Masonic Lodge or Order of the Eastern Star  Chapter only.  Masons and Stars, click here to find out more.

Renew your Masonic Scholarship

Recipients of Minnesota Masonic Charities scholarships are asked to renew their awards each year and sent instructions on how to do so. If you are a renewing scholarship recipient, you may renew your scholarship online in late spring. Please check back here for more information.