Undergraduate Students Applying
for the First Time:
The Foundation awards each of the two highest scoring
applicants (called the Barr Scholar and the Rinderhagen
Scholar) a scholarship in an amount up to $2,500.00. Read more about these
benefactors on the VIP page. The top 10% of the scorers
(less the Barr & Rinderhagen Scholars) are given up
$2,500.00. Up to $2,500.00 scholarships are awarded to the
balance of the successful undergraduate applicants.
YOU MUST MEET THE
QUALIFICATIONS BELOW TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP.
applying for the FIRST TIME must be able to answer YES
to all of the following:
A U.S. Citizen.
A Washington State Resident.
An entering Third year (Junior),
Fourth year (Senior) or (if required for degree)
Fifth year undergraduate (5th year requirement must
be verified by college/university).
Attending an accredited 4 year
college or university in the State of Washington as
a full time student for the full academic year.
Please Note: Distance Learning and/or on-line
classes will not be considered when determining your
full time status.
Maintaining a college level GPA (or
equivalent) of at least 3.0.
If you were able to answer yes to ALL
of the above questions,
Many students are eligible for a renewal scholarship.
These awards are $1,500.00 each. Eligible students may
receive one renewal. In addition to being a U.S.
Citizen, a Washington State Resident and attending an
accredited 4 year college or university in the State of
Washington as a full time student for the full academic
year, the student must meet the following criteria:
The student must have received a
Scottish Rite Foundation scholarship for
the previous academic year.
The student is generally entering
their Fourth year (Senior) or Fifth year (if 5th
year required for an undergraduate degree, must be
verified by college/university).
The student is attending an
accredited 4 year college or university in the State
of Washington as a full time student for the full
academic year. Please Note: Distance Learning and/or
on-line classes will not be considered when
determining your full time status.
The student has maintained a college
level GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent) during
their initial scholarship year.
Interested students should contact the
Director of the Scottish Rite Foundation in
the area of their home address for further information
and application. (See note above regarding attending a
school far from home).
Failure to sign
the application, furnish all required materials,
including your permanent Washington address, transcripts
indicating a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or equivalent,
three letters of recommendation (properly addressed,
dated and signed), your personal goal statement as well
as all materials mailed and/or delivered to the
appropriate Director/Assistant Director by the deadline
date WILL DISQUALIFY you.