|Posted by jhagemann on February 21, 2021 at 4:10 PM|
Thurmont’s ACACIA MASONIC LODGE annual Scholarships
“Mary and Robert Remsberg Memorial SCHOLARSHIP AWARD”
Thurmont’s Acacia Lodge #155, is offering one scholarship worth up to $5,000.00!
Bernhard “Bernie” Cohen Past Masters Memorial SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ” is worth a one time award of $2,500.00!
The Remsberg Memorial Scholarship funds would be distributed at $1,250.00 per year, for up to four years of continued education with passing grades from an accredited college or university. This scholarship is available to all graduating high school level seniors from a Maryland State accredited public, private, and/or home-school program who reside within the Catoctin High School district boundaries as per the Frederick County Public School district map.
(see FCPS District Map information at website: www.fcps.org/dept/facilities/Boundaries)
Since 1995, Thurmont Masons have awarded over $90,000.00 worth of scholarships supporting area students.
Applications will be judged upon the following criteria in order of importance:
Participation and leadership roles in community and/or school activities.
Content of a personal resume.
Academic record and/or special achievements.
Need for financial assistance.
Evaluation by school official and/or mentor.
Organization, appearance, and completeness of the application.
Scholarship application forms are available at the Catoctin High School Guidance Office and online with a link from this site.
THE DEADLINE FOR THE ACACIA LODGE SCHOLARSHIPS IS MAY 31, 2021.
Grand Lodge of Maryland Masonic Scholarship
The Grand Lodge of Maryland Awards one student a one time award of $500 which is matched by Acacia Lodge #155 for a total award of $1,000!
THE DEADLINE FOR THE GRAND LODGE SCHOLARSHIP IS MARCH 31, 2021
The successful applicant and their family will be invited to Acacia Lodge’s annual Strawberry Festival in June, for the presentation of the Scholarship IF LOCAL GUIDELINES ALLOW.
Questions regarding the application should be directed to Acacia Masonic Lodge #155, attn: Scholarship Committee via the Lodge website at www.thurmontmasons.com